Kathleen Edwards becomes school teacher
Thursday, April 10, 2008
– Kathleen Edwards' filmed a video for "The Cheapest Key," which airs this week on television. The playful video of the song from "Asking for Flowers" was directed by Lisa Mann and depicts Edwards as a campy schoolteacher from hell. She teaches her students a rocking songbook with help from booty-shaking back-up dancers and blatantly keeps a bottle of booze next to the apple on her desk. The satirical video pokes fun at many music video cliches and features Edwards doing her best prima ballerina impression in a tiara and tutu.
The video debuts on GAC's "Edge of Country" on April 11. Edwards plays "The Cheapest Key" live on The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS).
More news for Kathleen Edwards
CD reviews for Kathleen Edwards
Kathleen Edwards made a few changes since her last album "Asking For Flowers" came out. For one, she is in a new working and personal relationship with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, and for two, she's said this new album is her branching out from the "four-chord" singer-songwriter realm her first three records deliciously reeked of.
Thankfully, her new album might suffer from just one miscue, but one which could scare off some fans. The lead single, Change The ...
Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards captivated nearly everyone with her 2003 folk/country/rock debut "Failer," a staple of year-end Top 10 lists. Somehow, 2005's "Back to Me" didn't quite live up to the critical expectations of its predecessor (note that last statement's dripping sarcasm as regards Edwards' most excellent sophomore outing; there might have been a half dozen better songs than "In State" and "Summerlong" that year). ...
Kathleen Edwards has more than a little to live up to in the wake of her acclaimed 2003 debut, "Failer." The Canadian native's press kit is stuffed to bursting with "Failer's" accolades, which earned her major TV appearances with David Letterman and Jay Leno and touring gigs with everyone from the Rolling Stones to AC/DC to Bob Dylan.
And just as she rose to those occasions and made it all seem as natural as breathing, Edwards pushes aside any notion of a sophomore slump with the rootsy splendor of "Back to Me. ...