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Watch the New Standards & Joe Chvala do Robyn

Posted by: Tim Campbell under Music, Dance, Minnesota artists, Minnesota musicians, Movies Updated: December 5, 2012 - 3:37 PM

One of the charms of the New Standards' ever-charming holiday shows -- being staged for the sixth year Friday through Sunday at the Fitzgerald Theater -- is their potluck quality. The trio of Twin Cities music vets tap a host of other local talents, who always bring something special to share.

That's also true of the band's new video, directed by Minnesota-bred filmmaker Wyatt McDill (currently working in L.A.) and featuring choreography by Joe Chvala, a regular at TNS's holiday galas. The band takes alterna-dance diva Robyn's song "Call Your Girlfriend," and flips it to a boy's P.O.V. -- all beautifully staged at the Woman's Club of Minneapolis on one of the hottest days of last summer. (Judging from John Munson's I-Am-the-Walrus moustache, he must've confused July with Movember.)

 

The New Standards "Call Your Boyfriend" from Content Provider on Vimeo.

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