There was also a great promotional video for the title track of the final album, with its striking shots of  desert landscapes, Don’s paintings, tumbleweeds and the Magic Band earnestly miming with no leads connected to their guitars. Filmed on 7 August 1982 in the Mojave Desert, California. Directed by Don Van Vliet with Ken Schreiber; cinematography by Daniel Pearl (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre). The video, an uncommon concept at that time, was explained by Don as being a more favourable alternative to a promotional tour, leaving him free to get on with the rest of his life. Too weird for MTV at the time, itRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Ice Cream for Crow[/alert_box] It’s so hot looks like you have three beaks crow the moon’s so full white hat on a pumpkin you know there’s something the moon was a stone’s throw stop the show I need to say hello to the crow light the fire piano the moon showed up and it started to show tonight there’d be ice cream ice cream for crow ice cream for crow sun cream by day ice cream for crow ice cream by night ice cream by day the sun ain’t stable ice cream for crow crow pants the scarecrow crow dance ahRead More →