The days and weeks after a SongwritingWith:Soldiers retreat can be a difficult time…
- Posted on Jul 26th 2012 6:00PM by Maggie Malach
Video: "Everything Changes"
Highlight: "'Everything Changes' was written on two consecutive New Year's Eves as a 'don't give up' note-to-self when I was unemployed and trying to figure out how to get my life on track," frontman Eytan Oren tells Spinner. "The core theme of the song -- something I think about often -- is that people shouldn't 'find themselves,' they should create themselves. For the video, we thought it would be fun to have what I look like transform repeatedly without any edits or camera tricks. Our director, Joseph Pickard, tied that idea to a great narrative of the chronological history of rock 'n' roll where I start as Buddy Holly and end as Deadmau5. It took several months of planning and costume cutting, a full day of rehearsal, and 30 takes to get it right. With the exception of the Elvis jumpsuit getting stuck on my arm out of the camera's view, the final take went off without a hitch."
Eytan and The Embassy's "Everything Changes" Video
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