Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Indie Duo Shawn & Shelby Releases New Music Video

Posted By on Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 9:11 AM

click to enlarge JENNA FOURNIER
  • Jenna Fournier
A couple of years ago, Oldboy’s Shawn Brewster and Shelby Lynn Sangdahl launched the indie folk band Shawn & Shelby.

Two years on, the band is still going strong and has now just released a new music video for the eerie ballad "Emergency."



"Shelby and the production company, Elements Pictures, came up with the concept for this video for a song which Shelby and I had only played live together," says Brewster. "There was an improv element to the song and lyrics when we did with the main story of two people that just couldn’t get out what they wanted to say and the regrets we can have because of that moment of walking away."

The group also worked on the recording with local producer Jim Stewart.

Brewster says the meaning of the video, a "short film" that features a young man (Collin Nutter) and woman (Lydia Tamburro) embracing each other, is "open to interpretation."

"The actors did a great job of delivering what we were going for," he says.

Early next year, the group has plans to record a few new songs direct-to-vinyl with the local recording company the Earnest Tube.

Tags: , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 9, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation