Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Maverick Sabre follows up the release of socially charged third album When I Wake Up with a powerfully moving, short film for the new album’s standout track “Glory“.
The visual, shot by Hector Dockrill between the stunning Wicklow mountains at sunrise and the harsher, high-rise landscapes of Darndale and Ballymun, unpicks the thoughts, feelings, emotions and escapisms of a tight-knit community of young men. We get to explore the complexities of manhood and masculinity through the lens of different subjects.
“Glory” is a song about overcoming, rising up and knowing that better days are coming and through the visuals we get to see glimpses of that – How men express themselves, their vehicles of battling their issues and innermost secrets. The clips are in no way polished, and that’s what makes it even more personal. We even get Maverick’s dad providing guest vocals and a cameo right at the very end.
Quoting on the video, Mav speaks: “The video for ‘Glory‘ represents the inner battles in all our minds, told through the stories of young Irish men with a world inside of them that they need to express, as we all do.”
Hector quotes: “The idea was to focus on ‘masculinity’ and what ‘masculinity’ means in an environment not only filled with hostility, drugs and violence but also love and community.”