Posts Tagged ‘music videos’

Burn the Witch

July 23, 2022

“Burn the Witch,” written by Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Phil Selway, and Thom Yorke, and recorded by them as Radiohead, 2016. Stop-motion video directed by Chris Hopewell, in the style of the 1960s English children’s show Trumptonshire.

Radionhead website

More:

“Radiohead Thinks the Internet Is Turning Us All Into Creeps,” Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker

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American Girl

July 4, 2022

“American Girl,” written and performed by Bonnie McKee. Ms. McKee, who has written songs for (and with) Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kesha, Kelly Clarkson and others, has a fine grasp of contemporary American culture.

Celeb karaoke version here

Bonnie McKee official website

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Party at the End of the World

June 5, 2022

“Party at the End of the World,” written by Carsie Blanton and Joe Plowman, 2021. Video directed by Evangeline LaRoque. Carsie Blanton (vocals), Mike Viola (guitar), Tyler Chester (additional guitars, percussion), Joe Plowman (bass, backing vocals), Patrick Firth (keyboards, backing vocals), Griffin Goldsmith (drums, percussion).

Carsie Blanton website

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Girl Talk

June 4, 2022

“Girl Talk,” composed by Neal Hefti with lyrics by Bobby Troup (yes, written by men), recorded by Sasha Dobson, 2021. Sasha Dobson (lead vocals), Norah Jones (harmony vocals), Peter Bernstein (guitar), Neal Miner (bass), Dred Scott (drums). Video directed by James Muscarella. The song was orginally recorded by the lyricist’s wife, Julie London, in 1965.

Sasha Dobson website

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Almost Saturday Night

May 21, 2022

“Almost Saturday Night,” written by John Fogerty, recorded by Bob Woodruff, 1997. Video directed by Marius Penczner.

Bob Woodruff website

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Buck Up

April 2, 2022

“Carsie Blanton,” written by Carsie Blanton and Ric Robertson, recorded by Carsie Blanton, 2019. Video directed by Andrew Rozario. Carsie Blanton (vocals), Oliver Wood (guitar, backing vocals), Joe Plowman (bass), Nicholas Falk (drums).

Carsie Blanton website

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Be Good

March 20, 2022

“Be Good,” written and recorded by Carsie Blanton, 2021. Video by Carsie Blanton, edited by Andrew Rozario. Carsie Blanton (Vocals), Smokey Hormel (guitars), Patrick Firth (keyboards), Joe Plowman (bass), Ted Poor (drums).

Carsie Blanton website

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Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2022

“Valentine’s Day,” written and recorded by David Bowie, 2013. David Bowie (vocals), Earl Slick (guitars), Tony Visconti (bass), Sterling Campbell (drums). Music video directed by Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri and Markus Klinko. It’s not a romantic song. It’s about a school shooting on February 14, 2006.  In 2018, there was another school shooting on that date, at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School.

Happy Valentine’s Day, kids. It’s a good day for remote learning.

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Angel In The Alleyways

February 12, 2022

“Angel In The Alleyways,” written by Mike Aquilina and Dion DiMucci, recorded by Dion, with Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen, 2021. part of the music video was filmed at the 12th century Monastery of San Bernardo de Claraval, which as been rebuilt in Florida.

Dion DiMucci website

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Send Somebody

January 16, 2022

“Send Somebody,” written by Michael Georgiades and Colin Hay, recorded by Colin Hay, 2011. Video directed by Chad Fischer.

Colin Hay website

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