All entries for Wednesday 28 March 2007
March 28, 2007
Lo and behold, a week after posting about my favourite Clientele tracks, they go and post one of my soon-to-be favourite Clientele tracks up on their MySpace. Bookshop Casanova and Nothing but Sunshine have been added to their playlist and if it weren’t for my awful internet connection, I’d be all over the page and the recordings. However as it is, I’ve had to slyly record it (complete with buffering gaps) and fix it up in Audacity just to hear the bloody things.
They are fantastic by the way…
...And if you haven’t caught the tracks I posted earlier, grab them now because they’ll be gone in the morning.
Last night I had the extreme pleasure of seeing The Science of Sleep, one of the most entertaining films I’ve seen for a while. It’s not brilliant by any stretch of the plot, but the sheer amount of visual surprises and ideas just seem to tumble over one another to enchant your attention. Gael Garcia Bernal puts in a great performance as the innocent but childish Stéphane, and in one of the scenes, he performs along with the rest of the cast the most twee song in the Velvet Underground’s catalogue, After Hours. The words have been completely altered to fit the title If You Rescue Me, and the arrangement more defined and elaborate but the song’s sentiment remains the same. A very cute love song for a very cute moment.
I think the bear-suits kind of add to that.
From The Velvet Underground (1969):
The Velvet Underground – After Hours MP3 Expired
From The Science of Sleep Soundtrack (2007):
Gael Garcia Bernal and Cast – If You Rescue Me MP3 Expired