Woke Up New

So did you see the film Brick early this summer? If not, you should probably go and get it on DVD right now and watch it. Twice. If you did, then you're already familiar with the excellent first-time feature director, Rian Johnson.

Well, it seems ol' Rian buddied up with John Darnielle a.k.a. The Mountain Goats for a music video. The song is called "Woke Up New," and it is the first single off the Goats' latest album, Get Lonely.

Aside from recommending this album and song, I must encourage you to check out this video. It's creative, well-executed, and is done all with in-camera long shots, save for a couple hidden cuts. All enough to make a film school student jealous.

You can watch it in high-quality Quicktime, here:
http://www.rcjohnso.com/goats.html