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"WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE" MUSIC VIDEO "'WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE' GETS A
Boston Art Examiner
EXAMINER.COM COMPARES THE GREAT KAT TO JIMI HENDRIX!
“The Great Kat loves to entertain
and uses showmanship antics, the likes of which, may be compared to Jimi
Hendrix. She licks the guitar and pulls it up over her head and behind
'William Tell Overture' gets a metal revamp
May 5, 2014
What's new with heavy metal's favorite speed shredding goddess?
The Great Kat released a music
video for her version of Rossini's “William Tell Overture.” She was
inspired by the story of how the famous archer defied an order to pay
homage to a hat. He was arrested and had to make a difficult shot. You
should all know this famous challenge. He had to hit an apple resting on
his son's head. It's a story of rebellion.
For many of us, Rossini's version of the song reminds us of horses
galloping, because of its usage in “The Lone Ranger.” Others may
associate it with Disney or other cartoon parodies. While dramatic in
it's own right, sped up makes you truly envision a battle.
As for the visuals of the music video, The Great Kat wears 3 different
outfits, just like she figuratively wears many hats (with music). She
plays both the guitar and the violin (usually at 300 BPM), transcribes
classical music for a modern twist and dominates her fans. She starts
out looking like a scantily clad conductress, complete with a bow tie
and baton. She switches back and forth between her violin and her white
guitar, accompanied by backup players in their tuxes. Her second outfit
involves her usual pleather attire with a mask, chains and her black
guitar. She even finds time during her furious shredding to use her
whip. Again, she has men behind her for back-up, also with masks. Her
final outfit is meant to look Swiss or Austrian with her violin. It
pairs well with the scenes emulating William Tell, which looks like
Robin Hood to the untrained eye.
The Great Kat loves to entertain and uses showmanship antics, the likes
of which, may be compared to Jimi Hendrix. She licks the guitar and
pulls it up over her head and behind her back. If this description
intrigues you, you can preview a portion of the music video on
iTunes and make your purchase accordingly.
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