David Knight - 2nd Jan 2009

So Happy New Year, dear Promo reader/viewer - here's to a fun, exciting, creative, and (dare we hope) prosperous 2009.

And although we have resisted the temptation ourselves, we have noted some decent Best Video lists for '08, like on Pitchfork, iTunes, and Videostatic. Which do include, admittedly, the odd video even we failed to feature in the past 12 months.

Like Erykah Badu's homage-tastic video for Honey, directed by Chris 'Mr Roboto' Robinson and Erykah...

http://uk.youtube.com/watchv=_9jpkF1ehD8[/youtube]

And The Buddy System's Return To Horse Mountain, directed by Craig Sheldon and Lauren Gregg. Ker-pow...

http://uk.youtube.com/watchv=oTKYrim4ivs[/youtube]

Then there's the Rickards Bros' uncompromising, visceral video for Terry Lynn's The System

http://uk.youtube.com/watchv=I9PAuzjcxGM[/youtube]

And, of course, Jake Nava's fabulous video for Beyoncé's Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It). Oops...

http://uk.youtube.com/watchv=8mVEGfH4s5g[/youtube]

And The Mae Shi's enjoyable Run To Your Grave...

http://uk.youtube.com/watchv=PUKAcKKQns4[/youtube]

I could go on. But a reasonably normal service will resume next week...

David Knight - 2nd Jan 2009

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