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The Smile Unveil Animated Video For New Track, 'Thin Thing'
Christian Eede , May 9th, 2022 19:44

The new song is lifted from the band's debut album, out later this week

The Smile have shared a video for their new single, 'Thin Thing'.

The new track is the sixth cut to be unveiled from the band's forthcoming debut album, A Light For Attracting Attention, which was announced last month and will be released this Friday (May 13). The stop-motion animated video for the track, which you can watch above, was directed by filmmakers Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña, and took the pair six months to make.

Speaking about the video in a joint statement, they said: "Hearing the song for the first time, we imagined a frenetic fluid that carries machines, pieces of human bodies and carnivorous plants. When presenting the idea to the band, Thom [Yorke, one-third of The Smile] told us about a dream that made him write the song. We believe the video is the conjunction of these two things."

XL will release A Light For Attracting Attention on May 13, 2022.