Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Secret Friend release their music video for Killing Time

Secret Friend today has released their 2nd music video from their debut album "Time Machine". The live-action and animated "Killing Time" video was shot in Northampton, England by London-based director Stephen Smith.

This video brings to life the dark comedy of the lyrics of "Killing Time", and carefully straddles a fine line between being gruesome and hilarious. According to songwriter Steven Fox, the lyrics were initially just an exercise, "I wanted to try to write a song using strictly conversational tone -- no rhymes or metaphors or other poetic flourishes, yet still maintaining the underlying meter and rhyme of the song, albeit disguised. The lyric can be spoken aloud without giving away the fact that it is from a song." He added, "I can’t recall how I came up with the subject matter, but rest assured, it is pure fiction."

"Killing Time" features Willie Wisely on lead vocals, supported by Kelly Jones on background vocals, Linus of Hollywood on guitars and Roger Manning Jr. on keyboards.

"Killing Time" is from Secret Friend’s debut album “Time Machine”, available on CD at Amazon.com, plus iTunes and all the other major online services. Recorded last year in Los Angeles California, "Time Machine" is the unique pairing of Australian songwriter Steven Fox with acclaimed American producer Linus of Hollywood. The result is a collection of 12 exceptionally crafted and original pop songs, which has received rave reviews from around the world since its release in January.

Official website: http://secretfriend.com.au/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SecretFriendMusic
Time Machine Album Video Sampler: http://youtu.be/SBjV7Qgw8QA
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/album/time-machine/id589121344
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/secretfriend/sets/time-machine
Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/artist/5jfqJx2w42uiykGALZuSOB
BandCamp: http://secret-friend.bandcamp.com/
Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/ASIN/B00AY1T326

1 comment:

Shriner said...

A killer song (no pun intended) from a great album. I had to go back and relisten to the song from the beginning the first time I heard it due to the twist in the lyric.


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