07 May, 2010

Janelle Monáe - Something Fresh


Janelle Monáe featuring Big Boi of Outkast, “Tight Rope.”

I just love this fusion of song, dance, storyline, and music video production. Janelle Monáe and the other musicians and dancers have created something fresh, though there is some very old about the moves too. Maybe not old, but classic. Can you make something new that is already classic? I've watched the video now five times and with each viewing I learn to like it better each time.  

4 comments:

  1. She's a great inventor. She creates great music that feels good. mostly upbeat tempos that you can jam to, but her mellow songs are soothing too. can't wait til may 18th when the album drops to fully embrace her uniqueness.

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  2. iamelizah, my daughter went off yesterday to try and buy the album, but couldn't. Now we know why not. Wonder whether the album will be distributed world wide on the 18th?

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  3. You can actually pre-order the album right now! :-) I'm super excited about The ArchAnrdoid! You can pre-order on her website: www.jmonae.com She also has snippets of her album too :-)

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  4. Angie, thanks for the tip.

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