Death Cab for Cutie Collaborates with Shepard Fairey on Music Video

One of those things that perhaps seems more interesting in the abstract than it does in its presentation, street artist Shepard Fairey has teamed with the band Death Cab for Cutie in creating a music video for “Home is a Fire,” a song from their forthcoming album Codes and Keys. Fairey presents that age-old music video staple of displaying the words that are being sung, and in this instance he uses his chosen medium: slapping those words onto various city walls. Personally speaking, the video itself isn’t the most captivating thing to watch, but is instead more fun to appreciate that these plastered illustrations, presumably, existed after they were filmed, to be happened upon randomly in real life, outside of the context of a music video. Here’s the clip: