It might tie in with even more people now there’s been a recession. Views Read Edit View history. The Imelda May Show. The song was originally recorded during the Mayhem sessions at Embassy Studios, a sixteen track analogue recording studio in a converted cow shed, near Basingstoke , United Kingdom in mid It’s about struggling but also having a great time if you stick together.
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This section is empty. Retrieved from ” https: Lyrically, the song is autobiographical and describes May’s experiences of living in Kentish Townan area in north London and general domestic struggle with her husband, Darrel Highamwhilst residing there.
Kenttish promotional music video for “Kentish Town Waltz” is aptly features clips of Kentish Kentish town waltz throughout including streets, the main train station and the interior of pubs; most of which reflect the songs lyrics. The first half of the music video is shot in black and white kntish includes The Imelda May Band performing in-studio. It might tie in with even more people now there’s been a recession. Views Read Edit View history.
American record producer Tony Visconti became a fan of the song soon after its release and forwarded the song to former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed who then invited May to fly to New York City to specifically rerecord the song. This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Imelda May’s official website.
Kentish Town Waltz – Wikipedia
Both halves of the music video uses split-frame techniques to show the performances and Kentish Town clips. Retrieved March 5, Mayhem, CD review – Telegraph”.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The latter half of the video is shot in colour and includes The Imelda May Band performing live. Written solely by May, the song was released as her fifth single on 15 November and the third single from her third studio album, Mayhem.
Archived from the original on December 19, In comparison to its upbeat predecessor ” Mayhem “, the song kentish town waltz mellow and follows standard chord progressions throughout with the verses being composed of two chords G-Dthe bridge being composed of two main chords C-Am and finishing with a major lift D and the chorus slightly alternating C-G-D.
The song was not well-promoted in comparison to her previous singles, however, critical acclaim for the song was extremely positive and kehtish song reached No. Speaking of the song, May said:. Digital download7″ vinyl.
The song, which has been described as “the standout song” of the album,  is one of May’s autobiographical songs and was also rerecorded in New York City with iconic musician Lou Reed. There is also little emphasis on the drums in the album version of the song which May describes as being reminiscent of the album’s “soft times.