With a bit of editing and re-organization, the visuals from this piece of public domain footage sync’d up nearly perfectly with the song’s lyrical and instrumental content. Lyrics like “I was wasted on floor” take on a new meaning when juxtaposed against footage of women assembling 50mm shells in factories.
SECOND LETTER “DEAD EMBLEMS” (TRAILER)
SECOND LETTER “DEAD EMBLEMS” (ALBUM ART)
The art for Second Letter’s “Dead Emblems” speaks directly to the concept of war and the continuum between resource discovery, mineral extraction, refining, manufacturing, delivery and expenditure.