The Mariachi Ghost - Marigold / Cempazuchitl (ft. Guy Maddin)

Lights off
Sorry, your favorites list is FULL.
Click this link to twitter this video (opens in a new window/tab)


Día de Muertos is nearly upon us, and Winnipeg outfit the Mariachi Ghost are celebrating the Mexican holiday honouring the dead with a new video for "Marigold."

The clip was directed by Canadian filmmaking legend Guy Maddin and is a recut of the director's decade-old short film Sombra Dolorosa. The story borrows from traditional Mexican customs, but also incorporates elements from modern culture — mirroring the band's own ethos.

"I think what is most exciting about the video is that it truly speaks of the great diversity of Canadian art — where a filmmaker and a band can see eye to eye in such a beautiful way, almost transcending time," said lead vocalist Jorge Requena in a statement. "The video is perfect for our music and it dances along so beautifully. It's like being at a séance in old Mexico, while listening to the Mariachi Ghost. I am elated to be able to show this to the world."

The track (named "Cempazuchitl" in Spanish) comes from the group's latest self-titled record, though the Mariachi Ghost are currently working on a new album that's due out in 2016. The video will be given an official screening at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto tonight (October 30) as part of a Day of the Dead celebration, but you can get an early look at the beautifully dark and expressive clip right now in the player above.
-- Exclaim!


Pick and Click one of the menu tabs above for more artist info.

Or click the artist name tag above to go to the artist page.

All artist info on these pages is access here might be restricted to registered users only soon,
so please register (it's free anyway) and/or login

Post your comment

Artist: The Mariachi Ghost
Video title: Marigold / Cempazuchitl (ft. Guy Maddin)

Facebook: Like & Comments - Share on/Post to
Category: Rock & Alternative
Views: 2290
Problems with this Video? Report This Video!

Terms Of Service - Google Privacy Policy

2017 Music Festival Season

Ultra Music Festival Miami 2017 livestream starts Fri/Sat/Sun at 3pm EDT (20:00 CET).
Click the logo...

New Music Videos
L.O.V.E.Xenia RubinosL.O.V.E.
Goin LiveOG Boobie BlackGoin Live
The VergeBad MovesThe Verge
CoriumHeaven Shall BurnCorium
Live @ KEXPHowe GelbLive @ KEXP
Evil TwinGalactic CowboysEvil Twin