MUSIC NEWS - Fans of the Australian singer/songwriter, SIA (Furler) have something to look forward to this spring: TV is My Parent, her new DVD, releasing May 19. It'll features a live concert recorded at the Hiro Ballroom in NYC from September 12, 2007, four music videos from her latest studio album, some people have REAL problems, and a batch of “behind the scenes” videos shot by Sia and her buddies while on tour.
Sia had a wild ride the past year! Her third solo album, some people have REAL problems, released in January 2008, landed on many critics’ “Best of 2008” year-end lists, hailed as her best album yet. She thrilled capacity crowds on 22-city tour of North America last spring, including a performance in front of 10,000 ecstatic fans at Coachella. She appeared on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, and capped of the year with a stunning performance on “Late Show with David Letterman”. Last but not least, she ended the year being named “#1 Pop Album of 2008” and “#4 Album of 2008” on iTunes U.S.
TV is My Parent captures some of her moments of the past two years. The disc kicks off with amazing live concert footage recorded at the Hiro Ballroom in 2007, where she performed tracks from some people have REAL problems and Colour The Small One, (buy Colour... cd here) as well as some older material originally recorded in collaboration with Zero 7. It also features all four of the music videos created for some people have REAL problems,(buy cd here) plus behind the scenes footage from her 2008 North American tour. See full content info below the break -
Hiro Ballroom Concert
• directed by Nic Wrathall
• set design by David Korins
• production company: NEW ORIGINAL WORKS, Inc.
• mixed in 5.1 and stereo
• recorded September 12, 2007
• featuring tracks from some people have REAL problems and Colour The
Small One and live versions of collaborations from her days with ZERO 7.
• “Buttons”, directed by Kris Moyes
• “Day Too Soon”, directed by Cat Solen
• “The Girl You Lost To Cocaine”, directed by Kris Moyes
• “Soon We'll Be Found”, directed by Claire Carre
Where The Magic Happens
• On Tour and Behind the Scenes with Sia - North American Tour (February/March 2008), directed by Dallas Clayton and edited by Kevin Clark
… plus hidden clips throughout the DVD for the serious fans
and will begin recording the follow up to that album this summer.