Russian pagan folk metallers Аркона (Arkona) present their official animated music video for the song “В погоне за белой тенью – In Pursuit of the White Shadow” taken from their upcoming full-length album “Храм – Khram” (“The Temple”), scheduled for release on January 19th, 2018 via Napalm Records and SoundAge Productions.
The song’s title means “in pursuit of non-existent”. The video footage is based on the song’s plot, and it concerns the pursuit of an illusion – the pursuit of something invisible, that, in fact, does not exist at all, but we blindly strive for it without realizing the existing fact of this illusion. The protagonist of the video is a faceless silhouette symbolizing mankind, and it is depicted as a figure drifting on water. The figure strives to an unattainable lighthouse located at the other side of the world and hypnotizing with its tempting illusory light. This light shines from time to time, and disappears in the darkness, leaving the protagonist lost and alone to drift on the river of our life – forever.