New Dawn Landes Music Video Set in Lower East Side

Posted on: February 5th, 2010 at 4:41 pm by

Dawn Landes has been floating around the indie rock scene for a number of years.  We saw her perform at Joe’s Pub back in January 2008, supporting her last effort, Fireproof.  At the time, she was riding high on a fair amount of music blog buzz due to a cover of “Young Folks,” originally recorded by Peter Bjorn and John.  Her latest album, Sweetheart Rodeo, was released a few weeks ago, and one single has a music video set in the Lower East Side.  Watch out for the urban cowboys.

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Born in Louisville and based in Brooklyn, most of her music is of the folk and country variety.  “Young Girl,” found on Sweetheart Rodeo, is the noticeable exception.  It’s a run-of-the-mill rock song, and somewhat of a stylistic departure for her.  The main dance sequence was shot inside Mason Dixon at 133 Essex Street.

[via CMT; photo via EW]

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