Gone Daddy Gone
Gnarls' latest video, for their irresistible rethink of the Violent Femmes classic, "Gone Daddy Gone," has now begun receiving play across the music TV spectrum. The clip - directed by Chris Milk (known for his eye-popping work with such artists as Kanye West, Jet, and the Flaming Lips) - made its debut last week on MTV's TRL, and has just entered the rotation at MTV2, having recently had its round-the-clock premiere as the network's "Unleashed" video of the day. At VH1, "Gone Daddy Gone", preceding the "Crazy" clip which stands at lucky #13. "Gone Daddy Gone" is also receiving plentiful play at VH1 Soul and VH1.com, as well as on Fuse, where it resides among the network's Top 10 clips.
Gnarls Barkley certainly ranks among this year's most entertaining and visually inventive live acts, having performed sold-out headline dates and show-stealing festival appearances around the world. In addition, the duo has made unforgettable appearances on such high-profile TV shows as the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and the 2006 MTV Movie Awards (who can forget Chewbacca on drums?).
There's already an Oscars buzz surrounding this movie.