I am buried, deep and hard in a bunch of beautiful work, and had no plans to post until next week.

But then, something INCREDIBLE happened.  Something that literally BLEW ME AWAY.  And I couldn’t help myself.  I HAD to share it…

…A little while ago, a friend of mine who had really connected with my album said, “I think I’m going to make a video for you”.  I remember thinking: ‘that’s nice’.  Then I forgot about it.

Cut to: 2 months later.  My friend sends me a text that simply reads:  ‘Video done, tell me what you think’.  I cued it up thinking that I’d watch a little of it, then get back to work.

5 mins later, I was sitting, staring into space.  Literally, stunned into silence.

If I had commissioned a video; if I had paid someone to make it; or even if I had make it myself; I don’t think I could have made it any better.

Do not misunderstand me.  It is not a slick pop video, made with super high tech, melt your face off equipment.  It is lo-fi, and gorgeous.  And perfect.  For me, it’s literally, perfect.

Would you like to see it? ;-)

What did you think?

My name is James Radcliffe and I am a 100% audience supported independent artist.  If you like what I do (and can afford it) then please consider buying some of my music.  Each purchase really makes a big difference to me and 10% of every sale goes to a charity which: houses, feeds, clothes, and educates orphaned children in Nepal.

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232 thoughts on “ Insanely. Great. ”

  1. Reblogged this and commented:
    I want to expose my readers to this emerging transitional consciousness so you can hear what reaching for a higher stage it self-awareness can sounds like…bob


  2. At this time it looks like Movable Type is the best blogging platform available right now.
    (from what I’ve read) Is that what you are using on your blog?


  3. The feeling when you expect nothing and receive something that perfectly matches your idea, even when you didn’t know you had it, is beyond comparison. Congratulations on the perfect video :)


    1. Thanks very much. That is truly appreciated. ;-)
      I am seeing the dude himself on Sun, so will pass on your thoughts about future collaborations. ;-)
      Have a great weekend,
      – J


  4. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d most certainly donate to this
    fantastic blog! I guess for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account.
    I look forward to fresh updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group.
    Chat soon!


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