Seductive, absurd and brilliant, ‘California Soul’ by Tony Kelly is the celebrity photographer’s second video and features an array of Californication-inspired imagery. The soulful tune originally performed by Marlena Shaw pairs beautifully with the vibrant colors and illustrious behavior depicted in this new music video.
The video is a composition of pop culture and "American Dream-related" portrayals. Evocative of sensationalism, vanity and youth, Tony Kelly’s music video artfully blends the spirited lyrics of the popular 60s song with our contemporary obsession towards the preservation and prolonging of youthful appearances. The video is reminiscent of the presentation and exaggerated expressions rampant in commercials, especially clothing ads.
Fame, riches, youth and beauty, all of these come together in this outstanding music video by the celebrity photographer, illustrating his grasp and understanding of modern influences.
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