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- Posted on Jun 23rd 2010 8:30AM by Rebecca Laurence
With R.E.M's Peter Buck saddled up for guitar duties and producer Garret (Jacknife) Lee on board, the uber-indie lineup also features Belle and Sebastian drummer Richard Colburn and Iain Archer (ex-Snow Patrol). The first sounds to emerge from the Tired Pony stable can be heard on the band's debut album, 'The Place We Ran From,' which is released soon.
The video for Tired Pony's first single, 'Dead American Writers,' stars young actor Joseph Gilgun, who appeared in Shane Meadows' critically acclaimed film 'This Is England.' Talking about the video to Spinner, Gary Lightbody says, "We, me and Garret, had just finished the soundtrack to Paul's [Fraser, director] debut feature and loved his style so we thought we'd get him to do a study of a great young actor for the first Tired Pony video. It is supposed to strip away any thoughts of who made the record and make it purely about performance. A great face and, hopefully, a great song."
Watch the premiere of Tired Pony's 'Dead American Writers' after the jump.
Tired Pony - Dead American Writers