Joined: April 2000
||Posted: Aug. 03 2005, 18:17
I've just finished watching the DVD again (for the n-th time...) and I've got some questions for you all about some videos.
1) What is the small keyboard played by (one of the) Mike(s) in the William Tell Overture video? Is that a Solina String Ensemble?
2) Did Mike actually play that keyboard in WTO (the song) ?
3) Who did the Guilty video? (Director? animator? producer?)
4) Who is the baby in Mike's arms (and elsewhere) in the Wonderful Land video? Is she Molly?
5) Who is the guy in full pilot uniform (goggles, breather etc.) in the Five Miles Out video? Is he Mike?
6) Apart from playing the guitar and doing some [very silly IMHO ] miming of vocals, does Mike also play one of the duellists in the Moonlight Shadow video?
7) Who is in the backing band in the Tricks of the Light video? I only recognise Simon Phillips.
8) Some very unnecessary (always IMHO) miming in the Pics in the Dark video: Anita saying 1, 2, 3 when it's Aled Jones saying it; all three of 'em (Mike, Anita & Aled) miming the second-to-last "Pictures in the dark I see" when it's only Mike really singing it; and one real singer (Barry Palmer) never appearing. Do you think all this miming was really needed for the video?
9) As we know , the version of Innocent featured on the DVD is not the cartoon one, but the live-action one. Was the cartoon version made before or after the other one? In other words, which came first?
10) Who is the baby in the Innocent video? Considering the song's content, she should very obviously be Greta.
11) Isn't it strange that Mike doesn't appear at all in Earth Moving, when he's in all the other videos (except Don Alfonso, of course) ?
Okay, this is all for now.
Ugo C. - a devoted Amarokian