Fiona Apple hasn’t made the Texas arrest, nor the tour cancelation stop her, the voice of a generation is back with a monumental cover of Willy Wonk & The chocolate Factory’s “Pure Imagination.” The lovely version is kind of depressing for a Chipotle commercial, even with an amazing animation tacked onto it - “The Scarecrow,” the companion film for Chipotle’s new app-based game. Our favorite version is still Mariah Carey’s, of course. Click below for MC’s version.
Just when we thought that Fiona Apple was about to slip into one of her long hiatuses she comes out with a video for one of the best tracks from her fourth album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do. This is a very special track from Fiona Apple because her sister is doing guest vocals on it. Also, it seems like she is in the video facing Fiona. We love this. Continue reading →
Not only does no one deliver relationship tumult on song like Fiona Apple, but no one does it so bitterly. Just when you though Fiona Apple has given you all she has with her fourth critically-acclaimed album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, she rises again with a soundtrack inclusion. This track comes for This Is 40 – a movie about midlife crises in the 21st Century.
The track is melodically stark and heavy laden with the piano, yet wraps itself around Fiona Apple’s direct lyrics with rugged perfection. It’s a song about love lost through time – the shackles of a long term relationship through varying degrees including emotionally and sexually. It truly capture that moment when pure love turns into just companionship. Continue reading →