music video: new pornographers
  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011

  • Posted by: Siobhan Fludder

From their fifth full length album, Together, The New Pornographers' have debuted a music video for "Moves" starring an NBC-heavy cast portraying various characters, including every member of the band. Current and former cast members from Saturday Night Live (Horatio Sanz, Bill Hader), Community (Donald Glover), the familiar faces of Paul Rudd and Kevin Corrigan, as well as many others act out this heavily exaggerated portrayal of The New Pornographers' musical journey. The video's facetious nature is more reminiscent of an SNL digital short featuring Lonely Island than a music video for an indie band, but the comedic value only enhances the catchy track. The video chronicles the lonely life of a red headed Canadian who just wants to play guitar, eventually forms a band, and gets caught up in basically every cliche that threatens to plague a rock star (cocaine-filled dressing rooms, money mongering music executives, and bathtubs full of cash included). Though the video jokingly parodies the band's fictitious personalities to be of ridiculous value, this ability to laugh at oneself only enhance's The New Pornographer's credibility as artists who are likeable as well as talented. Together is out now, and be sure to check out this video for "Moves" to listen to the song and get some laughs!
...watch the music video...
* * * * * * * * * * * * The New Pornographers on Myspace
Hot Baeble Videos
Dr. Dog live at The Parish

Dr. Dog live at The Parish

Black Lips live at McCarren Park

Black Lips live at McCarren Park

XXX 88 ft Diplo

XXX 88 ft Diplo

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin live at Asbury Lanes

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin live at Asbury Lanes

Constantines live at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Constantines live at Music Hall of Williamsburg

John Brown's Body live at SouthPaw

John Brown's Body live at SouthPaw

King Khan and the Shrines live at McCarren Park

King Khan and the Shrines live at McCarren Park

Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Icy Demons live at The Knitting Factory

Icy Demons live at The Knitting Factory

Live It Up

Live It Up

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.