Today's Music Month Flashback is

Not Given Lightly

by Chris Knox.

Knox directed his own face in the music video for his classic Kiwi love song.

The camera gradually pulls out from an extreme close up of the singer's face to a living room full of family and friends.


Jump-cutting on the beat, Knox, with trademark sim-ple-but-effective style, fuses lyrics, song and an impassioned performance.

Knox later said he now regrets using a solarising video effect in the later part of the clip.