Revive trainer Iain Wallis’ paintwork enhancing skills were called upon by the producers of pop star Charlie Simpson’s latest video.
Charlie Simpson shot to fame when he was part of the boy band Busted, and he is now part of the group Fightstar. The video to Simpson’s new track Cemetery sees BTCC racing driver James Nash drive a classic Chrysler Valiant Charger through deserted streets to a spectacular crash through a fruit salad, and Wallis’ task was to restore the Chrysler to shiny showroom standard for the shoot.
Wallis said: “In addition to carrying out ordinary repairs to paintwork and alloy wheel scuffs and scrapes we also have a brilliant paint correction technique to enhance tired paintwork.
“The promoter of James Nash also works with Revive so when the video production company decided that the classic car needed to look brighter he knew exactly where to come. I had a great day on the film set meeting Charlie and James Nash and a Revive van also made it into the video – the shot is just milliseconds long but it’s there if you look hard enough.”
Published: 16 December 2011
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