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Directed by Jaron Albertin, the clip begins with a man giving a speech about how "65 percent of the world say they no longer believe in a religious faith," and how modernity has rejected the existence of a god.
"The song itself has no singular inspiration. 'Changes' is about the fear of sunsets," singer Amy Millan tells Spinner. "It was inspired by the dimming light that can sometimes bring a feeling of foreboding, when the sun shines too bright in your eyes right before it dies."
Combining a heavy organ tone with a beating-heart bass line, Stars create a surreal backdrop for a nude girl running through Toronto's Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre.
"This video is based around the idea of changes that we feel deeply and personally, but which also seem to bear the weight of the world," she adds. "The dancer's changes are strange and otherworldly. We watch as change is forced upon her, and how she learns to live through it, as fate demands."
'The Five Ghosts' is available now via Vagrant and Soft Revolution.
Listen to 'Changes (Katis Radio Edit)'
Changes (Katis Radio Edit) by STARSMtl