Friday Night Video – Romeo & Juliet, Decemberists Style

The Decemberists have a new album coming out this month. It’s called Hazards of Love, and if you’ve managed to snag a pre-release copy you know it tells a story. It’s certainly not the first time The Decemberists have told a story however. A good example of their storytelling is the directors cut of the video for “O Valencia”, which extends the four-minute song into a 10-minute short film. It fleshes out the Romeo and Juliet story, and adds a couple of twists. Check it out: