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New Video: Eight Belles, “Buried Child”

Four months after Eight Belles‘ fabulous debut, Girls Underground, made my 2012 year-end best of list here at Popdose, the band’s first ever video is officially unveiled tonight during a live performance here in San Francisco.

Filmed last year during band leader Jessi Phillips’ annual summer trek back to her home state of Michigan, the video for “Buried Child” revels in the natural beauty and serene rural images that colored Phillips’ childhood days. It also features a horse. If it didn’t, we’d be very worried.

“Buried Child” was directed by Christine Hucal, the same young phenom responsible for Ash Reiter’s hilarious video for “I’ve Got Something I Can Laugh About.”

Eight Belles will unveil the “Buried Child” video before a live audience tonight when they perform at Amnesia, 853 Valencia Street, San Francisco. B. Hamilton and Joel Robinow also perform. Show starts at 9:00 PM, cover is $7-$10 sliding scale. Presented by the Seaweed Sway.

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Michael Fortes began writing for Popdose upon its launch in January of 2008, following a music writing journey that began with his high school newspaper and eventually led to print and web publications such as Performer Magazine and Bullz-Eye.com. Born and raised in The Biggest Little State in the Union (otherwise known as Rhode Island), Michael relocated in 2004 to San Francisco, where he works as an office professional during the day, sings harmonies in Sugar Candy Mountain at night, and religiously supports the local San Francisco Bay Area music scene nearly every chance he gets.