AC/DC are sharing behind the scenes footage from the video shoot for their new single, “Play Ball”, ahead of its release this week.
Directed by David Mallett, the clip for the lead single from the band’s forthcoming album, “Rock Or Bust”, was shot in London in early October, along with the album’s title track.
“The spirit of ‘Play Ball’ is sort of a mélange, ie mess up, of all sorts of outrageous videos of people playing ball,” says Mallett, “plus a relative performance from the band.”
Due December 2, “Rock Or Bust” is the first AC/DC album in 6 years and first without founding member Malcolm Young, who retired from the group to deal with ongoing health issues related to dementia.
Angus and Malcolm’s nephew, Stevie, handled rhythm guitar on the album and will join the band for a world tour next year.
“Stevie Young is just doing a brilliant job to stand in Malcolm’s place,” says singer Brian Johnson, “and we’ve just gone on and do it – fulfill Malcolm’s wishes of making music.”
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