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Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales Release Videos for ‘The Tearjerker’ and ‘The Tearjerker Returns’

Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales have today released videos for The Tearjerker and The Tearjerker Returns, songs from their forthcoming album, Room 29, available March 17 via Deutache Grammophon/Universal Music Canada.

watch the videos here: The Tearjerker / The Tearjerker Returns

Room 29, a 21st-century song cycle, captures some of the spirit and lore of the Chateau Marmont hotel at the west end of Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard. A 2012 stay in one of its second-floor rooms inspired British lyricist and singer Jarvis Cocker to look into its history and led to this collaborative project with multi-faceted Canadian pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales which, through Gonzales’ score and Cocker’s lyrics, conjures up the lives of some of Room 29’s previous occupants, as well as shining a light on the glittering fantasy and often bleak reality of Hollywood.

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