Write About Butts (Right About Butts) Music Video – Buttless Edition

The first version of this music video had butts in it. Twerking, mirroring, kaleidoscoping butts. I put a lot of work into adding those butts in as many creative ways as I could manage. I guess it’s the film school in me that made me feel some contrast to the performance shots was necessary. But the song is not about butts. It’s how I don’t write about butts even though butts have become the primary focus of our music industry, our daily lives, and our culture. This shortcoming prevents me from ever becoming rich or famous through my songwriting. It’s a lament, but not one about butts. It’s about my own stubbornness and my resistance to change. It’s about me.

I decided the butts didn’t belong. So I took them out. I also color corrected a handful of shots, removed the silent intro and tried to fix a sync that didn’t need fixing. That’s just how I work. Inefficiently and unprofitably.  Now the video is what it should be: a lone singer, at Orange Plaza Square Park (which is actually a circle), imitating Billy Corgan (because he also never sings about butts – not even close), and playing his unprofitable non-hit single to the delight of no one. And no butts whatsoever. Thank yous are due to @akmontilla who played the cajón and @mikeperaltamusic who shot what turned out to be the only footage that was truly needed.  Now, please enjoy “Write About Butts (Right About Butts)” the Buttless Edition.

Song: Write About Butts (Right About Butts)
Artist: Rhune Kincaid
Album: Squirrelmageddon
Copyright 2017 Rhune Kincaid

Download the full album at rhunekincaid.com/music


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