The Lumineers will release their third album creatively titled ‘III’ (a la the band Chicago) on September 13th via Decca Records in the UK, and the Toronto International Film Festival have announced they’ll be premiering “a visual exploration” of that album the week before. In three chapters corresponding with the album’s 10 tracks, the film explores addiction over three generations of a working-class family in the American Northeast. Initially inspired by The Lumineers’ lead vocalist Wesley Schultz’s own family members, the film is directed by Kevin Phillips (Super Dark Times) from a story by Schultz and The Lumineers’ drummer and pianist Jeremiah Fraites. Have a look at the slightly surreal trailer below.
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