secret garden video series February 13, 2009

The Minor White plays an impromptu Secret Garden

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We happened to be backstage at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. when we heard some determined harmonies booming out in the hallway. It was the Williams brothers–Roy and Kevin–from the Minor White, singing a few old favorites in the next room while the band was waiting to go on stage. I decided to film some of it, of which presented here are “Do Right Woman” and “Sin City” by the Flying Burrito Brothers; so this is somewhat of a semi-official, impromptu edition of the Secret Garden, but a special one, nonetheless, since it documents one of the many trials and tribulations of being out on the road: a “shoddy” bottle opener that just won’t open that damn bottle of Red Stripe!

PS. These guys are from Scranton and I swear front man Roy (see video) looks a little like Dwight Schrute. To listen to their original songs, head over to their Myspace page.

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Websites: The Minor White Myspace, The Minor White Official

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  • Aqua: Love TEEN. Man they can sing. Cool. Different.
  • Suraj Joshee: Sarahana, Loved the video. You captured the simple raw essence of the music and band really really...
  • Kevination: I love infectious songs.
  • Jipes: Another great post, I love the voice of this artist. Every time I come here I’m surprised which is...
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