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Prism Prize Video: Orville Peck - Big Sky

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from an enigmatic gay country artist making a splash. 

Prism Prize Video: Orville Peck - Big Sky

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The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from an enigmatic gay country artist making a splash. 


Orville Peck - Big Sky

Orville Peck is described as a masked queer country artist. The name Orville Peck is a pseudonym to hide his identity. No one knows who he is, or how old he is, but there is speculation that he is possibly older than 20 but younger than 40. He has quickly made a major international splash.

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Big Sky gives off a dark country / western type of vibe. It foreshadows the type of danger Peck wants to bring to the country music scene. The song showcases a story of flawed lovers and injured minds. The video showcases fast-moving images in order to convey the message of the song. 

CREDITS:

Director: Deni Cheng

Edited & Shot: Alexander Huggins

Featuring: Dez Sam, Sean-Kierre Brooks, Ginnan Constance Cooper, Rebecca Brosnan, Tori Steele

Art Direction: Mikey Asanin

Hair & Makeup: Pam Vanika

Costumes & Styling: Devon Alonzo Savage

Producer: Carlos Santolalla

Colourist: Stefan Hueneke

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New & Upcoming  Canadian Album Releases: Islands, Celine Dion, Avril Lavigne and More

Find a full list of new and just-announced albums, including Belfountain, The Tragically Hip, Orville Peck and more.

Celine Dion is reentering the public sphere with her new Prime Video documentary I Am: Celine Dion, and with it comes a full soundtrack of her greatest hits and original score tracks from the movie. She's part of a rush of new Canadian album announcements, also including a new instalment of Orville Peck's duets project, an archival Tragically Hip release and more.

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