Dido you know?
- October 28, 2008 1:04 PM |
- By Arts Online
Illustration by Jillian Tamaki
Breaking news! Soporific singer-songwriter Dido (of Thank You fame) has just announced that she'll be releasing a collection of 11 short films to complement her forthcoming album, Safe Trip Home (out November 18).
Sez her label, of the collaborative project::
"Dido asked various film directors in specific countries around the world to create pieces based on their idea of what home means to them, using a chosen song from the album for inspiration. The resulting films have so far been made in Brazil, New Zealand, Thailand, England, Scotland, India, Portugal, France and the US."
The concept is interesting enough, and the trip-hop survivor deserves kudos for taking on an innovative international endeavour. But we have to wonder: does anyone care enough about Dido anymore to give a flying fig about her new album -- let alone the accompanying short films? If you do care, you can check them out online at www.safetriphome.com.
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