Live Video: Feet Don't Fail Me Now (2012)
About as good as we ever played it
Faced with the choice between a slightly halfhearted email that gets sent now or a patiently crafted one sent at some possible undetermined moment in the who bloody knows when, today I break with tradition and choose the former.
Fortunately, me from the past comes to the rescue to do most of the heavy lifting in the form of this previously-unreleased live studio performance of Feet Don’t Fail Me Now from 2012.
Why wasn’t it released at the time? You’d have to ask me from 2012. No doubt he had his reasons, but personally I think it’s excellent. Radical empathy only goes so far.
The highlight for me is probably engineer Adam Crowe abandoning all attempts at professionalism and pogoing round the control room at about 2min 26.
tw: sweat under armpits. It was quite warm that day.
It warms the heart to be joined by those beautiful humans if only on screen.
Anyway, hope you like it, and I’m personally glad that something can finally replace YouTube’s previous suggested live version of this song - me and John busking to ambivalent commuters in St Pancras station.
These people made this video possible:
Jake Morley - guitar and vocals
Harry Mead - drums and backing vocals
Kevin Pollard - piano and backing vocals
John Parker - double bass and backing vocals
Fraser MacColl - electric guitar
Adam Crowe - Engineer, Mixing
Alex Genn-Bash - filming and editing
Oliver Morley - got the pizzas in
Paid subscribers got a first draft of a new song I’m working on last week.
Not sure it’s quite worth upgrading for, but it’s here if you want it:
Thursday 21st September 2023 - Coatbridge, Georgian Hotel. Tickets.
Friday 22nd September 2023 - Lintrathen Lodge at Lochside Wee Bear Cafe. Tickets.
Saturday 23rd September 2023 - Dundee Masonic Hall. Tickets.
Saturday 7th October 2023 - Purley On Thames St Mary’s Church. Tickets.
View all confirmed dates on a map here: https://share.jakemorley.com/livemap
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