Tenacious D Do the Time Warp with Susan Sarandon in All-Star Rocky Horror Cowl Video

October 28, 2020 0 Comments

Tenacious D have put their spin on the Time Warp with an all-star forged. The rock band led by Jack Black and Kyle Gass have launched a brand new music video, by which, they cowl the basic tune from The Rocky Horror Image Present. What’s extra, they acquired Susan Sarandon, who appeared within the 1975 film model of the basic musical, to make an look. However she is much from the one celeb who acquired in on the enjoyable with KG and JB. It is a star-studded affair.

The video was shot throughout quarantine, with Jack Black suiting up in a number of completely different Rocky Horror acceptable costumes all through. He completely belts out the lyrics in true Tenacious D trend as some footage from the film is spliced in alongside the rocking. Kyle Gass additionally sings a part of the tune. All through the video, varied celebrities seem they usually run the gamut from politicians to different well-known musicians. The video contains appearances by Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Sarah Silverman, John Waters, Jamie Lee Curtis, Karen O, Reggie Watts, Ezra Miller, Ilana Glazer, Phoebe Bridgers, John Heilemann, George Takei, Eric Andre, King Princess, Michael Pena and Peaches.

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Tenacious D made the video to encourage individuals to get out and vote. Initially, the band had supposed to hit the highway to get the phrase out about voting for what that they had dubbed “The Purple Nurple Tour – Twisting Onerous to the Left.” Sadly, since reside exhibits are nonetheless largely not occurring proper now because of well being and security issues, the tour was canceled. Instead, the D managed to drag this off as an alternative. For individuals who loved what Tenacious D dropped at the track, it will likely be accessible through 7″ vinyl. Pre-orders can be found from the band’s webstore at the moment, with proceeds being donated to Rock the Vote.

Written by Richard O’Brien and Richard Hartley, Time Warp started life as a part of The Rocky Horror Image Present stage musical in 1973. It later gained recognition as a part of the 1975 film, which was directed by Jim Sharman. Even for many who have not seen the cult basic, which has endured for many years since its authentic launch and nonetheless conjures up midnight screenings to this present day, the track is recognizable. It has managed to permeate popular culture in a means few issues can. Tenacious D has simply given it new life.

Tenacious D returned in 2018 with Publish-Apocalypto, which was launched as each an album and collection of animated shorts. It was, in a means, a follow-up to the band’s film The Decide of Future. Jack Black, in the meantime, has stayed fairly busy performing. He starred in final yr’s Jumanji: The Subsequent Stage, which grew to become an enormous hit that arrange at the very least another sequel. It is anticipated Black would return, ought to the venture transfer ahead. Outdoors of the D, Kyle Gass additionally fronts the Kyle Gass Band. You’ll be able to take a look at the Time Warp music video from the official Tenacious D YouTube channel.

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