All Saints "Rock Steady" Dir: W.I.Z.
awkward ending. Also a little cheesedick.
i've got to say. this guy is quite possible my least favorite director.
it's because he's mega experienced, he's got all the technique.
yet he's a cheezy motherfucker pretending to be cool
and that's unacceptable.
it's like he's pissing in the pool.
call him out!
right now i'm having to pet my computer......he is very disturbed....blood is pooring out the screen and its not fake. Looked great of course. WIZ......mmmmmgreat beard and he always wears a really snapy suit when he goes to pick up his shiny pencils.......like the alien said to quaid......OPEN YOUR MIND
god i have to totally disagree.
maybe its knowing this uk band and their rather turbulent history that makes this a big slice of tongue in chic cool.
i love wiz and i love this video
lush. perhaps not really the right track, but i could get addicted to wiz's condensed cinematic pills. (yeh, what's with the chopped off finale? not sure the opening titles add much either...)
is this a new single? are they back to together? (have the ever split?) - anyhow. this song is not as catchy as the clip, i miss a real punchline in the bubblynes of the melody. the video is it's way very honest, funky divas, black & white and some soft sexual symbols: this is going to be a good heavy-rotator in the music-breaks of the ringtonechannels.
I'm with Hass on this one. How often do you get a high profile POP group in a video as different and classy as this? Well, not often In the UK, and if and when it does crop up it's generally a WIZ video. Great to see no lipsync for nearly three quarters of the video! How often does that happen with this kind of track/group? Yeah, it ends all of a sudden, yeah it's a bit of a no-brainer... but I can't help but love it. DK
I'm not the hugest fan of WIZ's stuff, but I like this too. The photography is stylish and dynamic and as kreeger points out, considering the artists, it is kind of off the beaten track.
The choreographed dance at whip-point is great.
considering this is such a shit track WIZ has done a good job, but its still pretty mediocre. true not much lip sync but not much really happens, just some walking and looking. the action unfolds very slowly, was this shot in Romania again? if so its getting very predictable
have you all gone mad. The thing with all singing shazneys is......THEY HAVE NO PERSONALITY.......same genre......class video.....check out kylie being directed by sophie muller.....this video is trying to be clever and it fails......stlye over content......drab song.......drab women....ANOTHER choreographed dance number when you least expect it.......oh my my......this should win 5 MTV gongs just because it WIZ........if this video had been directed by ANYONE other than WIZ............THEN this commments section would have ZERO comments, we would breeze past it.....AND if we had the luminocity to actually watch it.....we would all hate it.......FACT
"a big slice of tongue in chic cool"
tongue. in. CHIC ?!?!
No further comment :-S
Oddly enough, more interesting to watch than some of the other too-serious-too-surreal-whats-the-fucking-point videos you find here. Maybe because it's drenched in self-mockery?
play nice :)
lol - How many directors do we have to criticize in order to get them to post on antville? Scared Lee Lennox off, I think.
Senoir wiz..........nice to know you know how to look after yourself........what happened to Tom VT?
When you turn the industry around and give us a feature?
why does no one realise how brilliant a song 'egg rush' is and what happened to barry mooncult.........i heard they sold his giant flower head on ebay for $5000...........ITS TRUE I TELL YOU
"There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun." -Picasso
These girls used to be a yellow spot. Love the video WIZ.
Apparently All Saints have reformed This single is ov their album 'Studio One' I can't categorically state a-morphic, that I remain sane, coz I do like the song, n the video will pass
What does bug me though is the song title 'Rock Steady' The rydim's nuffin ov the sort It's too slow to be of that genre! It's more likely to be late 70's 'Rockers' Its in Dub style which further classifies it as such The nearest match I've found so far is 'Majority Rule' by Jimmy Riley! I know the tune, its really bugging me coz, it sounds like a Lee Perry production cut at Tubby's wiv Jammy at the controls n' I still ain't got a match
I'll get back to u maybe? wen I've ploughed tru me collection a bit more, I may be sum time - I've got over 1600 reggae titles (used to run a sound system)!
this is total crap. but i do like kasabian's "empire" video though. so i'm giving WIZ another chance.
brigs, got a link to that vid?
I concur with lusk, pretty but uncohesive. Also no one outside the UK particularly cares what the All Saints birds are up to or who they are shagging or anything about them really so the novelty value of this video is wasted beyond the shores of Dover.
WIZ has obviously been drinking beer:
and watching surreal bleeding c/o Jonathan Glazer.
yay: Kasabian Empire
i dont think anyone gives a fuck who the girls shaggin in the uk either but this is a good POP video by any standards
or should we now prefer usa rnb generica?
or uk alchemy pop preset number one?
i think some of the people who post on here need to get out more
'tongue in chic' - thats why they pay me the big bucks ; )
Quote of the year: "WIZ has obviously been drinking beer"
Yes, this is a good pop video by any standards. Video of the year? No. Best WIZ video? No. Good video? Sure.
hass and kev, my sentiments exactly...
seems that the link has changed: www.factoryfilms.net