Palms Ruin Valentine's Day With Tragic, NSFW 'Mission Sunset' Video

Chino Moreno and co. tap Adam Mason to direct emotionally brutal short film

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Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

Chino Moreno has been focusing on his † † † (Crosses) side-project lately, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and sitting down for an interview with SPIN, but the Deftones leader has just shared a video for his other other band, Palms. Directed by Adam Mason, the clip acts as a companion to "Mission Sunset," a 10-minute epic from Palms' self-titled 2013 debut album. Billed on YouTube as a "short film," the piece tells the story of a tragic breakup, using time jumps to slowly reveal a narrative marked by heartbreak, infidelity, and, ultimately, death. In other words, just the sort of love story one should embrace on Valentine's Day. Watch the haunting visual above, then read SPIN's recent Q&A, Chino Moreno Talks His New, Not-at-All-Witch-House Band, Crosses.

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