There’s something psychedelic and fantastical about Pol the Fisherman’s new music video for the title track off their most recent record, Lady Lust. The video, which was directed by the Hayes brothers, also recalls the work of cinema’s more controversial icons like Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch, and Tom Powell. The video winks at the band’s album and single title: women are toying with men, their guitars, and ability to piece together a rock and roll image. It’s as if the members of Pol the Fisherman—lead vocalist and guitarist Nicolas de Pontaud, guitarist and vocalist Andrew Moore, percussionist Andrea Belfiore, and bassist Bill Foster—are caught in the throes of several femme fatales. And they like it.
“Lady Lust” is just one facet of the group’s dynamic Lady Lust. “Dirt City,” another video off of Lady Lust, imagines New York City to be just like Martin Scorsese thought it was in Taxi Driver: drug-laced, alcohol-fueled, nightmarish, and irrevocably corrupted. Pol the Fisherman makes the business of music videos fun, sexy, and—most importantly—relevant again.
Article by: Pam Segura