Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Zombies release first ever music video; watch 'Any Other Way' now

Here is exciting news about the release of The Zombies' first ever concept music video. "Any Other Way" is a fantastic song off the legendary British band's most recent studio disc...

“Any Other Way”
Premiered Exclusively by  in Conjunction with Vevo
British Group Wrapping Up Third 2013 Tour of America
British Invasion icons, The Zombies, who released their first chart-topping single in 1964, debuted their first-ever music video last week.  “Any Other Way”, penned by lead singer Colin Blunstone, is featured on their latest studio release, Breathe Out Breathe In.  premiered the music video globally on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in conjunction with Vevo.

The band’s Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent celebrated the video’s release with a rare piano and vocal duet performance at the Cutting Room on Thursday, September 19, 2013.  The celebration drew many long-time fans from the music and entertainment world, including Art Garfunkel, Ronnie Spector, Gene Cornish (The Young Rascals), Paul Shaffer (Late Show with David Letterman) among others.

The video’s storyline is set in a 1920’s speakeasy, and was filmed in New York City’s Cutting Room, with outdoor scenes shot on City Island.

Or you can access the new video via Official Video Link:
The group is currently wrapping up its third 2013 U.S. tour, which included six SRO performances during the SXSW music conference, where their performances were called “jaw-droppingly good,” “blissful,” and raved Blunstone and Argent “impressed with immaculate vocal harmonies.” The tour also included a stop at NYC’s SummerStage which drew 4,000+ people, Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival and three Los Angeles-area appearances which drew such fans as Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) and Zooey Deschanel (She & Him, New Girl TV show).
In June, The Zombies released their most recent album of new material, Breathe Out, Breathe In via Redeye Distribution. The Huffington Post’s David Wild called the album “inspired” and said “some songs recall the haunting melodic heights of the group’s 1968 masterpiece Odessey and Oracle.”
Their music has had a profound and lasting impact on generations of new bands who cite their hit singles “She’s Not There,” “Tell Her No” and “Time Of The Season” and their classic album Odessey and Oracle as pop touchstones. Such artists as Neko Case and Nick Cave (who have recorded “She’s Not There” for the popular HBO series True Blood), She & Him, Beck, Belle and Sebastian, The Fleet Foxes and The Beautiful South have pointed to The Zombies’ music as an important influence, and the songs written and performed by the group have been used in numerous films and television shows, including The Simpsons, Kill Bill 2, Awakenings and Dear Wendy.
Actors Paul Sheehan and Lauren Toglia portray the tragic lovers, and the video features wardrobe by Haus of Estrada (Project Runway Season 7).  The video is directed by Adam Lawrence, cinematography by Josef Orlandi, and is produced by Beast of the East Productions with Lawrence, Ramfis Myrthil and Cindy da Silva.


bluesboy said...

great song!!

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