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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis present the official music video for Can't Hold Us feat. Ray Dalton.

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Note from Ryan Lewis:It seems like when a music video comes out, the title that receives all of the credit and travels with a film is that of the director. It's as though the director is the "artist" or "creator" of the music video, when in reality a music video is first a written treatment, produced (putting together ingredients like actors and locations), shot and directed, cut on the editing board and finally color graded. The music might be fine tuned and scored specifically for that film. There are so many variables that are completely equal if not sometimes more complicated than directing, it's a shame that so much credit comes down to whoever fulfills that position.

A director wouldn't have shit to direct without a producer. A producer would have nothing to produce without a writer, and so forth. For our team, I think it's even more complicated because roles tend to cross over. We simply don't work within the conventional hierarchy of the film industry (director, producer, etc.) Sure, people have concrete pre-defined roles based on their expertise, but our team has the remarkable ability to wear multiple hats. Can't Hold Us was a video that showcased this well. After three months of shooting, finally getting to those last few frames where you reveal the credits, it's a tense moment. There isn't exactly a sensible way to do it, if we're trying to fit people into classic film roles. It leads me to the point that although we do our best to give people titles, this was a video fully created by seven individuals at the forefront. Take any of those people out of the equation, you'd be watching a very different video. I write this in hopes that you don't fall under the illusion that one person creates a music video, particularly at the Macklemore camp. We are constantly challenging and enhancing each others ideas and I take pride in believing that's the reason we make great videos.

- Ryan LewisMusic Video:Written ByBen HaggertyRyan LewisTricia DavisDirected ByRyan LewisJason KoenigJon Jon AugustavoProduced ByTricia DavisHonna KimmererJenny KoenigStarringBen HaggertyRyan LewisRay DaltonOwuor ArungaDa Kadu BrownDirector of PhotographyJason KoenigRyan LewisMego LinStedicam OperatorsChris DuerkoppRhys DuncanAnt IrelandAlex KornreichProduction AssistantsLinda SImonsenJackie GangerEdward TranAdam LeemanNic AdenauJohnny ValenciaBen CampofredaSeth McDonaldMitchell OvertonLei TaoEditing & Color GradingRyan LewisJason KoenigPost Production SupervisorErik HustadSpecial ThanksREDPanavisionVictory StudiosKoerner CameraSpace NeedleRyan SansonLady WashingtonLogan NeitzelSierra Blu KennelsUSC FIJI HouseNiche CameraKaren Stimwell & Co.Hollywood Props, AucklandHelicopters NorthwestNiche CameraOppenheimerAbsolute TechnologiesCourt in the SquareFirst Scene Costume, AucklandPainted Camels UnlimitedGraeme MenziesColin McKayDaniel CooperMercury Bay Aero ClubWhitianga ChartersDylan HendersonJason BoschKyle BoschHollywood AnimalsMichael Barrett/United ReprographicsPeter PatheMusic:Can't Hold Us feat. Ray Dalton(B. Haggerty, R. Lewis, R. Dalton)Macklemore Publishing BMI, Ryan Lewis Publishing BMIProduced by Ryan Lewis for Macklemore DBA Ryan Lewis LLCWritten by MacklemoreAdditional Vocals by Ray Dalton, Camila Recchi, Victoria Fuangaromya, Tyler AndrewsTrumpet by Owuor ArungaTrombone by Greg KramerViolin, Bells, and String Arrangement by Andrew JoslynViolin by Caroline FaflakViolin by Jared MacFarlaneViola by Elisa CleggCello by Danah OlivetreeCello by Natalie Mai HallRecorded and Mixed by Ryan Lewis, Ben HaggertyMacklemore/RyanLewis Studios, Seattle, WAMastered by "Big Bass" Brian Gardner, Hollywood, 

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