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December 5, 2008 6:47 PM   Subscribe

Chris Dane Owens' epic medieval bluescreen journey to poprock superstardom. Video directed by academy award winning Robert Short.

Alright, the plot may have some holes, but the shimmering green guitar, slap bass, golden locks and lack of pretensions more than make up for it.
posted by Count (9 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Please tell me it's parody. Because it's the most perfect cheese I've ever seen, and it's hard to believe that's unintentional.
posted by emjaybee at 7:01 PM on December 5, 2008

You know what really sells this? The moustache.

Also, it's like Draco Malfoy grew up and decided to be a Muggle popstar.
posted by DU at 7:16 PM on December 5, 2008 [2 favorites]

A man who is willing to do this to himself is unstoppable.
posted by ducky l'orange at 7:25 PM on December 5, 2008

three points:

1) That was awesome.

2) I love how youtube's new "widescreen" format does nothing except make letterboxed videos doubly letterboxed now

3) I enjoyed skimming through this crazy mashup of random violent images, upbeat jaz music narrated by an earnest conspiracy theorist demanding the arrest of the "300 ruling families" that was recommended in the sidebar.
posted by delmoi at 7:55 PM on December 5, 2008

He looks a little elvish.
posted by Basalisk at 10:00 PM on December 5, 2008

"lack of pretensions"?

Owens may be related to another showbiz Owens but the references elude me. Hope me, lazyweb!
posted by mwhybark at 11:40 PM on December 5, 2008

He'd make a great Dread Pirate Roberts.
posted by kcds at 5:32 AM on December 6, 2008 [1 favorite]

It appears to be a music video for a song from the soundtrack of the next Highlander movie.
posted by Pronoiac at 5:33 PM on December 7, 2008

I wish this hadn't been posted yet so I could make an FPP with a link to this interview. Simply amazing.
posted by kyleg at 11:06 AM on December 26, 2008

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