Sunday, July 19, 2009

You Showed Me

I've been obsessed with this classic song today:

The original demo version from Preflyte, penned by Clark + McGuinn of the Byrds in 1964 is well, very Byrdsian:

A bit more polished, this has been my favorite version made famous by The Turtles in 1969. Cute little kitty in the background:

As much as I love Ian Broudie, his cover and its accompanying video seriously blows:

But this has to be my new favorite interpretation. The set design, the styling, the art direction and the choreography are all amazing but what is mind-blowing is Keri Russell's rap: