Video: The Dead South “Yours to Keep”

The Dead South
Photo Credit: Morgan Coates

Suspenders and suspense fill the screen as things get strange in the new video from The Dead South.  On the heels of their debut at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, the Canadian four-piece has released ‘Yours to Keep’ from their new album ‘Snakes and Chains’.   The video was directed by Two Brothers, the team behind the viral sensation ‘In Hell I’ll Be in Good Company’.   The group is seen in surreal circumstances as playing cards float in the air, recurring characters either fistfight or dance with the band, and a uniformed dictator uses the song lyrics as a seeming call to action.   The song is a continuation of The Dead South’s signature sound that is at once old-timey and thoroughly modern americana.

 

About Ed Donnelly 128 Articles
Ed Donnelly is a multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer and record producer from Los Angeles. He has worked with Willie Nelson, Crowded House, Marc Cohn, Jools Holland, Matchbox Twenty, The Cult, BoyHaunt, Gladys Knight, Trent Summar and The West Coast Mob, Smashing Pumpkins, Del McCoury, OK Go, Exodus, Molly Leach, Tom Morello, O.A.R., Madness, The Crystal Method, DrunkHungry, Deadmau5, Zac Brown, CrysP Tyger, Bighead Todd and the Monsters, Jake Shimabukuro, Barenaked Ladies, Tsar, Killola and more. Donnelly regularly performs with Nathan Jacques as well as Little Silver Hearts and records with GhostsDream. Little known fact: He previously held Top Secret Security Clearance with the U.S. Department of State and Q Clearance from the Department of Energy. He currently runs The Barber’s Basement Recording Studio in Highland Park and is a partner in The Atmos at Lemontree Studio.
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