Monday, June 13, 2016
Food Flavored Video: Shaky Ground by Freedom Fry
So what does this have to with the new video for Freedom Fry's "Shaky Ground," a single that tore up the internet when it was released last year? Well, "Shaky Ground" is one of the more unique videos I've seen in recent years. This uniqueness of the video has nothing to do with the singing coconuts that periodically show up throughout, although the two foodie-music bloggers in the world certainly rejoiced about that one. What really drives me to call this video unique is that it is presented bilingually. Within the video, the actual single for "Shaky Ground" plays through twice. The first go round finds Bruce and Marie singing in English and dancing with friends at a US style house party. Their is a momentary pause and then the single starts up again. This time through a French version of Bruce and Marie make their way to the states and put on an empty pool concert/dance party. The verses are presented in French during this second go round.
Coconuts? Bilingualism? A creepy smoking man? About the only thing missing from the video is some greasy, American style, freedom fries. I'll let the Vegan Weirdos Next Door do the honors.
"Shaky Ground" video:
Just the sounds: