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Patrick Watson


“Love Songs for Robots” (video) What beats beneath the metal chest plates of the automaton sect? That’s just one of many ideas explored in the new fanciful and awe-inspiring video for the title track to Canadian songwriter Patrick Watson‘s recent Love Songs for Robots.

The video, crafted by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, focuses on the relationship between a wound-up dancer and a cog-clanking admirer. Paired with an elegant backdrop of piano and Watson’s whispered whimsy, they play-out a routine that is equal measures graceful and rigid. Whatever the true nature of the piece, lets just say out sparks are flying everywhere during the climax.

You can see what makes them tick down below.

Also incoming are a pile of upcoming tour dates from Patrick Watson, and you can see all those here