“Satellite” is the first single from Blood Pressures, the new album by the British-American duo The Kills – coming out the first week of April.
I’m very excited Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince are back together for a new album and tour. I finally did warm up to The Dead Weather (for which Alison Moshart teamed up with Jack White, Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence), but seeing The Kills live is one of my favorite show memories. Not to mention how great their albums are for dancing, running and any forms of rockin’ out.
The Sophie Muller-directed video for “Satellite” makes me want to go on a road trip and take along a few wigs. It also reminds me (intentionally?) of the fantastic 1986 Jonathan Demme movie Something Wild (starring Melanie Griffith and Jeff Daniels), which inspired me to buy my first wig. Probably by coincidence the film is about to get a Criterion Collection release in May.
On a very random side note: In the late 90s Alison Mosshart played in the band Discount in Gainesville, FL, where I filmed my latest documentary All’s Well and Fair – portraying three single punk moms over the course of 10 years.