ScottHansen August 31st, 2011
okay….I just figured out that I could schedule posts here at the Blue Nickel….I know, brilliant, huh? This is what happens when pretty much everything you do is self taught…..
So ANYWAY…..in order to justify my overindulgent trolling of music videos, I have decided to share my very favorites with you every Wednesday. I know this blog has become mostly about my textile endeavors, but it is still my personal blog, and music is probably just as deeply embedded in my heart as is the love of the cloth…add in years of watching TV (only on 3 channels mind you) as a child and Music Videos are pretty much a natural…
and where does the scheduling piece come in? Oh, that’s because I plan on getting these posts pre-written so they just pop up every Wednesday automatically even if I don’t have time….which means I could probably fill up the rest of this year and next this weekend…..yes, that’s how bad of a troller I can be at times…
Yes, YouTube was made for people like me who remember when MTV was just music videos…and 15,237,783 other types of people or so….
Some may make you cry, many will make you laugh, most will make you dance, and some I like not only for the music, but also for the fascinating videography (And if videography wasn’t a word before, it is now, I just made it one–benefits of being an English Major)……and some will be a flashback to remind some of us just how
radical and tubular silly the 80’s were…..
My first video pick is The Ballad of Mona Lisa by Panic at the Disco. I have no idea what the video is “about” really, and normally that is pretty important to me, but I really like the sound that these guys produce, and the steampunkery of the set and costumes totally wow me!! To be totally honest, I had heard the name of the band years ago, but I had never heard their music….I think I thought they were a punk rock band, and I would say they are more pop than I thought…although I don’t think “pop” really describes them either. So without further adieu, enjoy…….
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So what do you think?? Let me know in a comment….and come back next Wednesday for another Blue Nickel Watch It Wednesday…..