Imagine Dragons Drops New Music Video for “Crushed” in Support of Ukraine Relief Effort
American pop rock band Imagine Dragons, consisting of Dan Reynolds (vocals). Wayne Sermon (guitar), Ben McKee (bass) and Daniel Platzman (drums), has dropped a new music video for “Crushed” directed by Ty Arnold.
The video supports the Ukrainian relief effort by UNITED24, which is the fundraising platform founded by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The video was filmed on the front lines of Ukraine, featuring the true story of a 14-year-old boy named Sasha.
The song is featured on their sixth studio album “Mercury - Acts 1 & 2”, which was released in 2022.
It was written by Dan Reynolds, Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee and Daniel Platzman. Produced by Imagine Dragons.
The band said of the video, “Our video for Crushed, filmed on the front lines of Ukraine, is out now. It follows Sasha, a young boy who endured months of shelling in his town. Sasha's story is heartbreaking, and there are thousands more like him who desperately need help. Even today, his family is without electricity and other basic utilities. Please consider donating to United24 and raising your voice for this cause.”
You can donate in support of Ukraine relief effort here, UNITED24
- Director Ty Arnold said, “'Crushed' tells the true story of a 14-year-old boy named Sasha. Russian forces occupied his village for five months until Ukrainian freedom fighters finally liberated it. Nevertheless, the conflict left his home, school, and surrounding neighborhood in ruins. He only survived the shelling by taking refuge in an underground shelter. The visual details his unbelievable story of perseverance as he walks through the wreckage. It ends with a still shot of the boy with the words, “And like so many others, Sasha and his family hope to rebuild their home. They are still here.”
- source : UNITED24