We're proud, in a sad-sick sort
of way, to introduce our first music video, which you're welcome to view and download.
The video is built around a haunting ode to fallen stars written
and performed by alt-country singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith,
titled "Alcohol and Pills."
It tells the story of five brilliant
performers -- Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, Gram
Parsons, and Jimi Hendrix -- who touched all our lives for a
short time. Then they were gone, because of drugs and alcohol.
In a real way, their loss is
our great common loss, that such spectacular talents and unique
voices could be silenced forever by something so simple -- and
yet, so devastating. And their story is our story -- at least,
it's a part of the life of every one of us who's ever hummed
one of their songs, remembered their electrifying talents, and
wondered what might have been.
That's why we dedicate Alcohol
and Pills to our absent mutual friends: Hank, Elvis, Janis, Gram,
and Jimi. We miss you. We all do.