Jack Wilson Premiere

Local troubadour kicks West Texas clay in ‘Rainbow/Tiger’ video

Jack Wilson Premiere

Jack Wilson wrapped a new music video this week, one for the morose, contemplative “Rainbow/Tiger,” a cut off June’s Spare Key, the local songwriter’s second album. We liked what we saw when he sent it our way, so it premieres here. Wilson sent in a few words of inspiration to accompany the visuals.

“Last year, I traveled over 15,000 miles in four months, playing shows in 36 states. What I thought would be the most liberating weeks of my life ended up turning me on my head, and exposed the delusion of the successful tour.

“The video for ‘Rainbow/Tiger’ was an attempt to allegorically recreate, and capture some of the feeling of those months, and ostensibly years, I spent wandering.

“It was also the perfect excuse for a road trip with my friend, the filmmaker Ryan McMackin (Head and the Heart, Sera Cahoone), who used to drum with the Maldives. Says he: ‘West Texas was a place I had long wanted to explore and felt that the vacancy and singularity of the landscape and sky would compliment the qualities of the music.’”


Jack Wilson plays Monday night at the Cactus Cafe and Saturday, August 10, at the Parish, with Roger Sellers and Raina Rose.
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