‘She Won’t Go Away’ by Faye Webster

‘She Won’t Go Away’ by Faye Webster

This song is hanging in my mind. The video makes me think of the seventies, and the song makes me want to sit in the park, lay on the grass and listen. She makes me think of Natalie Prass.  She did spend a semester in Nashville, so perhaps that is why. Maybe something in the air? I would not be surprised. Faye Webster is a 19-year-old singer from Atlanta who went back to her hometown to develop her career there under the label of her friends’ Awful Records. Maybe working with Hip-Hop artists makes her folk sound current and relevant.   This video Read more »

Weezer and Spike Jonze’s Buddy Holly: “Americana” video

Weezer and Spike Jonze’s Buddy Holly: “Americana” video

For our final delivery of Spike Jonze´s trilogy, we decided to discuss another one of his masterpieces. We are going to discuss the video for Weezer´s “Buddy Holly”. The video shows the band performing at the original Arnold’s Drive-In diner from the popular ’70s T.V. show “Happy Days”. The video was very popular and had a heavy rotation on MTV. It won four MTV Video Music Awards in 1995. We love this video and thought it would be a perfect last entry to recognize Jonze´s genius. Also, look closely at 3:14 and you will see a young and endearing PAT Read more »