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S.U.I.T (So Us Is This) Blindspott/Blacklistt, Music Video – 2002

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Taken from Blindspott’s self-titled debut album, 'S.U.I.T.' is a prime example of the heavy nu-metal sound that made the band popular across New Zealand. Like a gig-as-fight-club, the group perform most of this energetic clip in a cage, to an agitated crowd; at times the images themselves appear to be coming loose on screen. The song is unusual for including rapped verses, an aspect of Blindspott's music that would be phased out by second album End the Silence. The lyrics include some coarse language. Blindspott broke up in 2007; most of the original members now perform as Blacklistt. 

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Nic Finlayson

Director

....there are some graphics that imply {the band are] prisoners in a futuristic prison system or at least have just been arrested. Perhaps they’re performing as part of some sort of futuristic community arts periodic detention programme to assist youth offenders. If so, I’m not sure it’s working.
– Robyn Gallagher on this music video, on her blog 5000 Ways to Love You

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NZ On Air

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air