Before they performed “My Body’s a Zombie For You” with a children’s choir, a Vaudevillian opened the show. He cut out the words “Dead Man’s Bones” into a blank folded piece of paper with a scissor. Neat!
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There’s rehearsal footage of the starry-eyed St. Peter’s Children’s Choir, a talent/freak show with contortionists and an audition called a “poop opera.”
Watch the video from Pitchfork below. The kids talking about Ryan are to die for!
Ryan Gosling: Dead Man’s Bones Documentary!
The tour goes on all month and kicks off @ 8PM at Middle East on Wednesday (October 14) in Cambridge, Mass.
Check out the promo below — it involves a dog popping a bunch of balloons! Here’s the vid’s description: “We have been severely influenced by the works of [actor] Jan Michael Vincent and early [philosopher/ novelist] Jean Paul Sartre and I guess this our way of saying “thank-you” to all those who stood for something real and several things unreal. For all the Lou Diamond Phillips of the world who can step out in faith and say ‘please show my date the way out, quick’! This is for you.”
Ryan Gosling: Dead Man’s Bones Tour!
Pitchfork reports, “The actor/musician duo will bring the songs from their band’s self-title debut album to life with the help of a local choir in each of the twelve spots they’re hitting. Their album was recorded with the Silverlake Conservatory Children’s Choir but they can’t bring all those kids on the road with them. Hence, a new group in every city.”
The opening act for the shows will be a talent show, organized by the band and featuring local talent in each city. Amazing! Check out the tour promo video below. It’s almost exactly like one of those videos you watch before you enter a haunted mansion at an amusement park!
Ryan Gosling Kicks Off Tour In October — Kids Included!
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Dead Man’s Bones just released a new song called “My Body’s a Zombie for You,” which features a lot of shouting and chanting from the Silverlake Conservatory Children’s Choir.
Download the full MP3 at Pitchfork.com.
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Ryan Gosling’s indie rock band, Dead Man’s Bones, just posted the live MP3 recording of their new song, “In The Room Where You Sleep”, from their music video wrap party.
“The album is coming, the album is coming,” the band wrote on their MySpace page. “We just wanted to give you this live recording for your iPods or whatever.”
Also featured on the recording: The Silver Lake Conservatory of Music Children’s Choir and Ryan‘s bandmate Zach Shields on drums.
If you missed it, check out Dead Man’s Bones’ first music video!
Check out the very first music video from Ryan Gosling‘s indie rock band, Dead Man’s Bones. It’s called “In The Room Where You Sleep” featuring the Silver Lake Conservatory of Music Children’s Choir.
Gosling, 28, plays the piano and sings vocals. Bandmate Zach Shields plays the drums. According to their MySpace, their influences are “Disney Haunted Mansion, Doo-Wop and 60s Girl Groups.”
Dead Man’s Bones are under Werewolf Heart Records and will perform at the label’s showcase at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March 2009.
Dead Man’s Bones – “In The Room Where You Sleep” Music Video