OHYUNG: now i close my eyes the world i see is so beautiful

“now i close my eyes the world i see is so beautiful”, the final song from experimental rapper OHYUNG’s newest album PROTECTOR, is an unexpected, cascading lullaby. Combining a synthetic guitar riff and the looping melody of a children’s choir, the song samples a monologue from Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang’s modern classic Yi Yi, in which a young girl speaks to the ghost of her grandmother. “now i close my eyes the world i see is so beautiful” evokes the passage from one world into another, a reconnection to a loved one lost.

Taken from the album 'Protector' [CHI019]

Video by: April Lin 林森 (@babe__lin)
Animation: Mina Owen (@mina__owen)
Set direction & camera assistant: Chantel Foo 符匀瑄 (@chanfyx)

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