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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

New Common Market Video - Trouble Is

I have been eagerly anticipating this video!

''Trouble Is'' tells the story of a vagrant farmer's hardship in a town where the locals call into question his intentions and work ethic. The video captures this tension with unmistakably rustic and southern imagery as the first scene opens with a fiery sermon delivered from the pulpit of a dusty Baptist church. The farmer, played by the emcee RA Scion, is aggressively pursued by a town mob, first driven out of town over distrust and distaste, then back again for the purpose of assimilation by force. The video takes a curious turn in the final scene, ultimately leaving the viewer in the position of the town-folk to question the farmer's motivation.

So without further ado, here it is:

Add them to your collection!

Also, consider their associated act Blue Scholars (same DJ, different MC)

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