Coming Down


Dir. Pat O'Neill, 16mm Color Sound 00:04:00

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A psychedelic visualization of this folk-rock recording, utilizing various optical color effects while the group is performing their number. Made by the award winning producer of 7362 and RUNS GOOD.

A psychedelic promo film made by Pat O'Neill for Joseph Byrd's band The United States of America. According to O'Neill, the band broke up before the film could be used. Heavily manipulated imagery of the group performing their song 'Coming Down' is intercut with cascading, colorized found footage.

[Source: Creative Film Society Catalog, 1975]
[Source: Mark Toscano]

Other Credits

Music by the U.S. of A.