Music Video of the Week: Vanna “Digging”

Boston-based post-hardcore rockers Vanna put on some of the greatest live shows around.  Known for always bringing the stage past the barrier and into the crowd, their music video for “Digging,” a track notorious for vocalist Davey Muise literally bringing his mic into the audience, paints Vanna in a new light.  For such a powerful song that could have picked up any story or theatrical-based concept, the video remains a simple montage of clips of the group playing with various color schemes changing from color to black and white.  It’s simple, yet unbelievably moving, making the song take on new meaning stretched past the lyrics. Not only is it something they wrote for their audience, as they prove again and again through their shows, but it’s something they wrote for themselves, too, and carries well playing the track on a stage all on their own.

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