• Mae Karthauser - One Animal (official video)

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    Video directed by Dany Iancovescu
    Camera and editing Florin Iancovescu
    © 2015 Mae Karthauser & Animaje

    From the album Atlas (released 14th September 2014)

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    Music by Mae Karthauser
    Recorded and mixed by Jered Sorkin
    © 2014 Mae Karthauser

    With thanks to Marie-Hélène and Henri: our generous hosts, and Frédérick Bulté.



    ONE ANIMAL. You may watch in delight as a bird flies past your window, you may feed the birds in the square. But when the cuckoo takes the nest of his righteous neighbour – oh, we frown, oh, we frown. But I don’t know one animal who pays to live in England. No the blackbird’s born with the right to nest high in his tree, as high as he likes. I don’t know one animal who pays to live in England - tell me how we would implement that; those poor sods ain’t got money. As this blackbird gathers sticks that old winds have tossed down, as he swoops round with old feather he finds in his beak, and as he builds a nest in the field at the end of your garden you don’t call him a thief, you don’t call him a gypsy! So you see the birds, the freest of free, they’re the outlaws; we shoot them down and drive them away. When our great wild land becomes nothing but stock and economy, there are them that rise, and them that fall. I don’t know one animal… Show less
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