And there are several songs of hers that would make me feel things and I love her music. I was like, "I would really love to see Allison dance to this song in a clown outfit." And that's how the whole thing started.Yamagata: I've definitely done like that one camera (shoot) and I am the wardrobe and standing at Lowe's ordering paints. Yamagata's new music video for "Let Me Be Your Girl," was directed by Josh Radnor and stars Emmy-winning actress Allison Janney.Play live, fail, fail worse and then get up there and do it again. Work on self-discipline, developing a thick skin and find your mentors. Figuratively – hire a driver, but also know how to drive yourself. Be good to your fan base and give them all you can, but give to yourself first. Be as creative in your business as you are in your music. But “September Of My Years” sends the mood spinning into darkness, with the lowing of Tony Garnier’s bowed bass, deep and resonant, like a moan from Stygian gloom, barely balanced by flecks of pedal steel and ambient guitar, as Dylan’s voice, enervated by experience, cracks in the face of age.Which brings one to the elephant in this suite of rooms: there is some properly awful singing on Triplicate, partly due, one supposes, to Dylan’s hefty touring schedule, and partly to the strain of recording with band and horns en masse.
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Janney: No convincing at all!
Being my own boss is a great advantage in this and yet it still creeps around.
I’m pretty good at shutting down a creep though 😉 Follow your own creative instincts and find your authentic voice.
Certainly, he hasn’t hasn’t learnt how to tackle this sort of material with the relaxed command of, say, Willie Nelson, as evidenced by their recordings of “Stardust”.
And too often here, Dylan strains painfully for notes beyond his comfort zone.