Still Pacific's "Mine for the Time": a pop-up video of sorts

Pop-up books were pretty great to have during the pre-Vimeo age, so it's a delight that the team of Katie Maren and Mike P. Nelson bring such a book to life in local group Still Pacific's new music video. There's plenty of other intriguing details about the clip, which follows the story of a jilted princess, a jerk of a prince, a misunderstood robot, and a whole bunch of medieval martial arts experts. Let's not forget that the group, fronted by Tracy Tabery-Weller on keys and vocals, has fashioned a charming template of smart hooks, and lovelorn lyrics. 

There are portions that will remind you of a Quintron and Miss Pussycat puppet show, but there's plenty of live action that appears to take place in our lake-ridden locales during friendlier weather. All-in-all, the team that includes past members of Psychedelicates and Astronaut Wife offer something far more palpable than just a fairy tale.

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I really think this piece shows alot of talent and hard work. The intertwining of video and animation, set to music, really brings out the bands talent, and with Katie Maren and Mike P. Nelson's imagination, makes this video a big hit.  Congrats to all!


Nifty! Is that the drummer from Sleeping in the Aviary as the evil prince?


Well it's nifty all the same!

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