Oct 072010

A few days ago we showed you Warpaint’s video for their David Bowie cover “Ashes to Ashes.” Those time-lapse shots of the Arizona desert are stunning indeed. But what if fast-moving clouds aren’t your thing? What if you’re more of a languid-horse-video kind of person? Well, you’re in luck! A second video from the We Were So Turned On Bowie cover collection just came out and it’s equine-tastic.

What starts as a lot of slo-mo horse close-ups gets more complicated when the camera switches to a drifter falling down. Why is he falling? A surprising—and upsetting—ending! The whole thing seems headed nowhere until the last shot coldly brings everything together. Meanwhile, Xu Xu Fang’s “China Girl” grooves along slowly and, in context, menacingly.

Xu Xu Fang – China Girl (David Bowie cover)

Check out more Xu Xu Fang at their website or MySpace.

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  3 Responses to “Another Bowie Cover Vid: Horses and Hobos in Xu Xu Fang’s “China Girl””

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  1. Wow! Great cover.

  2. this xu xu fang video rules

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