Video Premiere: William Carlos Whitten – Poor Thing

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Bill-Whitten-Poor-Thing-300x246 Video Premiere: William Carlos Whitten - Poor Thing

I can’t help but think Paul McCartney is probably kicking himself for not thinking of composing “Poor Thing,” with its sweet harmonies and lulling melody. The piano-driven track is coupled with an unassuming bassline which allows everything else to swirl around it, just like the infrequency of guitars. It’s a difference from the opening title-track, which reeks of 90s-indie inspiration but sounds as contemporary as it can get.

 

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Cherchez la femme they say in France and that certainly applies to both Burn My Letters, first solo album by William Carlos Whitten/Bill Whitten and a trilogy of videos he produced for the said album. Poor Thing picks up from where the videos for title track off of BML and In My Borsalino, Pointing a Revolver left off with Theresa Russell portraying the femme fatale.

We also highly recommend diving into a recent interview that Andy Mascola did with Bill as part of his podcast People Are the Enemy!

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