I’m really thrilled Austin based [tag]Okkervil River[/tag] finally decided to make a video for this epic song, filled with melodic twists and aggressive choruses, off a, what seems, a clear winner so far of album of the year: Stage Names. As the video goes it’s somewhat confusing with frame-in-frame action, or TV-in-TV if you wish. Frontman Will Sheff enters a room number 1972 (the year his favorite poet John Berryman committed suicide), where a man apparently killed himself through over-medication. There’s policemen investigating, a young wedded couple having sex, a maid secretly enjoying a cigarette, and of course the band singing their hearts out, all in that very room. Be patient with the TVguide intro, it will be worth it.
By Tibi Puiu
Tibi is the co-founder and current editor in chief of ZME Music. He's had a passion for music since when he can remember, but since he lacks the necessary skills to make music, he decided to simply mix in another passion of his: writing.
Thanks to the marvels of the Internet, anyone can voice out and, in time, Tibi has helped a lot of artists and made a lot of friends by following his double passion for writing and music.
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