Left Arm Tan released the EP Thurm a while back, and now coinciding with the release of a remastered version of the album they’ve put together a video for the song “The Ghost of Lila Pearl” shot at Ft. Worth’s Grotto Bar and directed by bass player Jeff Scroggins. Honestly, I think there’s better songs on Thurm, but watching this video it sucked me right in. I wanted to be hanging out in that bar, sharing time with those folks and listening to the music. The lighting in the video is spectacular, and along with the direction of the video, they were able to evoke the warmth of the Left Arm Tan experience without you actually being there, though at the end you feel like you were.
The alchemy of Left Arm Tan is what makes them special. They’ve created a music environment for themselves that is devoid of pressure or envy. Many bands and artists talk about doing it just for the music, but Left Arm Tan has truly perfected that zen. Their just a regular group of guys making music and who many times do it for charities like Samaritan’s Feet and the Walker Rainey Miracle Fund.
Great video from a great group of guys.
Two guns up!