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Janis Bukums

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Janis Bukums Covers "Creep"

Hailing from Latvia, Janis Bukums just released a music video for the group's cover of "Creep" by Radiohead.

The music video's initial screening took place during a presentation of new album “Dzivs un Savadaks” ("Alive and Different") on March 26th. The band also comments:

"'Creep' is one of the 11 songs on the new album and is the only cover version included in the album and also the only song in English. Janis Bukums sung this cover in collaboration with Aija Vitolina. This creates a fresh perspective on the sound of 'Creep,' as well as interesting visuals in the music video. The video is provocative with sexy cabaret outfits, ambiguous shots and multifaceted visual messages."

Aija Vitolina comments: “The experience was interesting! Working on the music video was easy since both Janis Bukums and the video director had clear vision about the end result. Janis has a very colorful vocal timbre and I am happy that he has returned to rock music.”

Video director Hardijs Cibulskis adds: "I hope that we have successfully passed over the message of the song to the listeners in a way that everyone can relate to in some way: for some, a story about difficult childhood, for others – about unrequited love, for some – running away from one’s essence and means to achieve it.” More...

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