Here Comes The Sun

Promotional film • For The Beatles • Directed by Alasdair Brotherston
Timeline This film has been released in 2019
Release date:
Sep 26, 2019

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Here Comes The Sun

Officially appears on Abbey Road

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From a statement:

To mark the 50th anniversary re-release of The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album in 2019, a video for the George penned ‘Here Comes the Sun’ (2019 Mix) was released featuring his famous Rosewood Fender Telecaster. The video welcomes the viewer into Abbey Road Studios’ Studio Two, where the band famously recorded most of ‘Abbey Road’, to experience a unique and moving sunrise above the band’s instruments and gear.

From a statement:

The “Here Comes The Sun” music video welcomes the viewer into Abbey Road Studios’ Studio Two, where The Beatles famously recorded most of Abbey Road, to experience a unique and moving sunrise above the band’s instruments and gear. Working closely with Apple Corps Ltd., the video is directed by Trunk Animation’s director team Alasdair + Jock (Alasdair Brotherston and Jock Mooney) and produced by Trunk’s Maria Manton. The video’s sun centerpiece was filmed as it was meticulously crafted on-set in Abbey Road’s Studio Two. The video features photos from the Apple Corps archive, and photos and footage shot by Linda McCartney supplied by Paul McCartney.

From paulmccartney.com, September 23, 2019:

The Beatles premiere first-look trailer today for new ‘Here Comes The Sun’ music video to be released on Abbey Road album’s 50th anniversary…

The video’s global premiere event will take place this Thursday 26th September and will be hosted across the official YouTube channels for The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr

Video features rare Beatles photos and new stereo mix from The Beatles’ Abbey Road Anniversary Edition, to be released Friday 27th September

Today The Beatles will release a first-look trailer and launch a Premiere Watch page for the brand new music video for George Harrison’s transcendent, timeless song ‘Here Comes The Sun’ from The Beatles’ iconic Abbey Road album. On Abbey Road ’s 50th anniversary this Thursday 26th September, the music video’s global premiere event will be hosted across the official YouTube channels for The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. The video will premiere at 9:02am PDT / 12:02pm EDT / 5:02pm BST and fans can tune in an hour ahead, at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST, for an engaging 60-minute countdown to the music video’s worldwide debut. Find out how you can be featured in the premiere

From The Beatles | Here Comes The Sun – Alasdair + Jock (alasdairandjock.com):

Director – Alasdair Brotherston & Jock Mooney
Producer – Maria Manton
Exec Producer for Trunk – Richard Barnett
For Apple Corps LTD – Jeff Jones – Jonathan Clyde
Apple Corps Archivist – Aaron Bremner, Chris Purkiss
For Universal Music Group – Orla Lee-Fisher – Stefan Demetriou – Guy Hayden

Director Of Photography – Pete Ellmore

2D Animation: Alex Potts
Clean Up – Alp Yamanel
Stop Frame Animation & Puppeteering: Andy Biddle

Focus Puller – Mark Swaffield
2nd AC – Giles Warner
DITS – Matt Coles – Ewan McFarlan
Play-Back Operator – Mickey Richards
Gaffer – Jonathan Yates
Electricians – Paul Allen, Adam Bell, Milo Smyth, Tim Jordan
Standby Props/Rigging – Ducan Mude
Instrument Wrangling/Rigging – Jim Elphick
Prop Master & Artworking – Maria Manton
Standby Props Ass – Mehmet Ulusahin
Puppeteering/Rostrum shooting – Layla Atkinson
Rostrum Animation Planning – John Harmer
Puppeteering – Alp Yamanel & Maria Manton

Art Department – Arch Model Studio
Andy Gent, Christy Matta, Andrew Saunders, Yuki Archer

Prop Hire & Loans: Kings Road Guitars & John Henry’s
Camera Equipment: Take2 Cameras
Lighting Equipment: Panalux
Rostrum Lighting & Lens: Clapham Road Studios
Catering: Susana Perez Garcia, Abbey Road Cafe

Abbey Road Location Manager – Kayla Hopkins
Abbey Road Instrument Wranglers – Neil Dawes & Alice Bennett
Abbey Road Electrician Greg Phips

Arch Studios Location Manger: Lisa Hill

VFX Artists: Alasdair Brotherston & Simone Ghilardotti
ROTO: Eclipse FX
Grading: GLASSWORKS
Post Producer: Chloe Ensor
Colorist: Jonny Thorpe

BTS Filming: Luke Thomas

Archive Footage & Stills Courtesy of Apple Corp Inc, MPL, Imagine Peace

With Special Thanks to:

FENDER, LUDWIG & HOFNER

Rick at Kings Rd Guitars, the team at Fender, Nick Wass at Hofner, Jamie Cory at Active Music, Jono for riding the Briese, Barry Measure at Take 2, Kelly Amundsen at Panalux, James Innes, Kirk Hendry,
Chloe, Athene & Jonny at Glassworks, Jamie Henry, Simon at Imagine Peace, MPL, Aaron & Chris at Apple Corp Inc, Daisy & Matt at Clapham Road and everyone at Arch Model Making & Studios….and Rumple

With Very Special Thank To:

Mehmet, Natalie & Sandy

Filmed on location at ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS, ARCH STUDIOS & TRUNK.

From The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ Anniversary Edition released September 27th by Apple Corps Ltd/UMG

Last updated on May 23, 2021

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