You Ain't No Good - Bamboos
The second single to be lifted from 4, this is the video clip for “You Ain’t No Good” directed by Innit Digital’s acclaimed Aria Award-winning director Tony Mahony.
The band was after a clip they would appear in but as the track features a US-based guest singer, a straight performance piece was out of the question.
The father of a friend of Tony’s is a retired cop and he had lent Tony some mugshot books dating back to the 40s – each shot with its written details is a micro story. Tony threw in a couple of movie reference names from Don Siegel’s 1964 The Killers – Lee Marvin, Clu Gulhager, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes.
In the end the approach was to shoot a photographic idea and make it work. The entire clip was shot on a very tight budget in about 8 hours at the Abbotsford Convent.
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