In case you haven’t caught it yet, Mood Rings video for “Promise Me Eternity” is a sexy, surreal, and somewhat homoerotic adventure that, according to the band, may have conjured interest from more than the local music scene. The original storyline involved a man chasing after a woman, who was also chasing after him, bringing to light all sorts of hidden narratives about desire and ignorance.
However, due to time constraints, much of the original vision was edited out, and the medallion hanging around the young doe-eyed star's neck came to represent the desired object, or something like that. Just about a month after posting it to Vimeo, singer/guitarist Will Fussell offers that they might have summoned some sort of evil force simply by invoking the words of Aleister Crowley — “Do what thou wilt shall be the whole law of the land.”
“There are reasons to believe after quoting these phrases from The Book of the Law, that we may have set loose some form of curse deep in the woods near the Chattahoochee River,” Fussell says before rattling off a list of problems they encountered along the way.
1. The video’s director Ryan Winsor was involved in a car accident on his way home from shooting the video.
2. Guitarist Tymb Gratz was infected by an outbreak of strange bumps all over his body. They could have been bugs, or some kind of rash from the woods. No one knows what it was.
3. Drummer Peter Cauthorn came down with strep throat immediately following the shoot.
4. While Fussell was showing Kyle Sherrill (of Red Sea) the set he’d made for the bedroom scene, Sherrill cut his foot. When he cleaned it and was trying to bandage it they noticed that the cut was in the shape of a perfect triangle — an ancient occult symbol, according to Fussell.
5. Perhaps the strangest of circumstances was that just before they started shooting the final scene and everyone was getting into their positions there were three glass shelves with different assortments of props on them in the background, when all of a sudden the top shelf, which held only two empty record sleeves, suddenly burst into pieces, cracking a mirror table into a spider's web of sorts.
“I felt this information is important to know before watching this video,” Fussell says.
So if you’re thinking about clicking the play button, beware ...
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