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Song "Please Don't Go" Barcelona
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Comment by spacemonkey1310 on November 27, 2011 at 6:49am

Nice to see you getting the creative juices flowing again. Enjoyed this vid Syd. The animation was brilliant and the song moving. It obviously means a lot to you.

Comment by Chig on November 27, 2011 at 9:12am

This reminds me, I need to vacuum today.   Thanks.

Oh, yeah and good to see you at it again... video making, not vacuuming, I mean.  Although if you want to vacuum, and that is what you meant in this video... feel free to.

Comment by ThatGirl on November 27, 2011 at 9:15am

Holy Cannolis, Syd. WOW, just wow.

This is like being given the key to peek into someone's soul. your voice coupled with a perfect selection of animated footage, just knocked me back on this Sunday morning. I hope this did something cathartic for you, as it most certainly is effective upon me as the viewer.  just beautiful

@CHIG - wow, you beat me to it by like SECONDS...and you sure have a way of creating a diversion when the subject is quite serious...I like this about you.

Comment by Chig on November 27, 2011 at 9:18am

@TG.  I left the serious comment on VH..... Okay, you got me... it wasn't serious at all.   Damn.

Comment by BlancheNoE on November 27, 2011 at 11:35am

I was tearing up as I watched because 1. You're voice is so achingly beautiful and 2. this is the kind of art that must touch anyone with a soul and 3. There's an element of this that is also in the video I've been working on for a year and a half and 4. Zombie-Chig was gnawing into my ankle while I was trying to watch.

 

Oh , Syd. So, so beautiful.

Thank you for being.

Comment by SydTheSkeptic on November 27, 2011 at 11:38am

Hey you guys, thanks!

Sara- thanks for seein' into it that far.  Yes, catharsis- the best damn thing since peanut butter and chocolate (and I like that about Chig, too)

Space, the original animation by Ryan Woodward is definitely worth a look-see (I changed it for my video) but the music choice, imho, distracts from what I see is the story of the piece.

Much appreciated, all. 

Comment by JustAnotherUserName on November 27, 2011 at 11:39am

I expected something fabulous and I wasn't disappointed.

Comment by SydTheSkeptic on November 27, 2011 at 11:46am

Oh wow, Blanchie...

Here's the funny thing- about how we inspire each other.  I finished this only after I saw a blog by Flophouse who wrote about the exact thing I was struggling with that compelled me to begin working on this piece a while ago.     I hesitate to talk about it cuz it takes away from what someone else might get from it.  

I look forward to seeing your piece after it's allowed you to complete it.  Art definitely has a tendency to give permission for moving forward, eh?  

And thanks for your loverly words, too.

Comment by SydTheSkeptic on November 27, 2011 at 11:47am

Thanks Ruth  :o)

Comment by photo2010 on November 27, 2011 at 11:58am

Syd, when are you gonna drop a cd? Beautiful piece. :)

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