“‘Knife on the Platter’ is a narrative song. I was imagining a top notch Gena Rowlands-esque actress who is cast in a mediocre gothic who nonetheless elevates the script’s schlocky material through her absolute commitment to authentically live each moment of the play,” says Ben Hozie. “She performs as if the gods are watching - she ‘acts’ as if each gesture will be set in stone for the future to see. That’s a show business trick - when performing imagine your heroes are in the room. You will no longer mess around. Twice in the song Zeus responds via the lightning striking from Madison’s guitar. That’s the thing: even when you are totally alone and lost - someone is (or will always be) watching your actions. Choose wisely.”
Check it out below:
Catch Bodega live at the following dates:
11 - Kingston, NY @ O+ Festival
23 - Somerville, MA @ Once Ballroom *
24 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle *
27 - Washington, DC @ Pie Shop *
28 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe *
01 - Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5 *
02 - New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa *
05 - Austin, TX @ Barracuda *
08 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar *
09 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre *
02 - Toronto, ON @ Adelaide Hall &
03 - Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere &
05 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie &
*= w/ Starcrawler
&= w/ Yummy Fur
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