How long does it take to remove all the furniture and fittings from an apartment? If you’ve got band Goodshirt on the case, it's around three minutes and 45 seconds. One of a series of music videos directed for the band by Joe Lonie, each filmed in one continuous take, this clip highlights the dangers of having the volume up too loud. As a young woman listens to Goodshirt’s latest single, she fails to realise she is being robbed of everything she owns. Sophie took away three gongs at the 2003 NZ Music Awards: Best Video, Best Single and Songwriter of the Year (for Gareth Thomas).
I think I wrote it when I was 17, and I never played it to anyone, because I was a bit shy about things then — didn't play it to the girl.– Songwriter Garth Thomas on the origins of 'Sophie', Stuff, 28 July 2017
Video made with funding from NZ On Air