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Three versions of "Close to Me" were released in the original album version, the 7" single mix version and the 12" extended mix version. The album version does not feature the brass section part present on all of the other versions, which was adapted from a traditional New Orleans funeral march melody and played by horn section Rent Party for the single mix. The 7" version also includes a long creaking sound of a door closing Close To Me Original Mix - 1* - Drumline Vol.01 the beginning: this originated from the music video shot for the song by director Tim Popewhich features the band trapped in a wardrobe falling off a cliff into the English Channel.
The music video is written and directed Ring A Ling - Various - Sunshine Dance 98 the band's frequent music video director Tim Pope. It consists of the band all inside a wardrobe on the edge of a Close To Me Original Mix - 1* - Drumline Vol.01 at Beachy Head.
Boris Williams is clapping to the beat, keyboardist Lol Tolhurst is playing a very small, handheld keyboard, and Porl Thompson on the top shelf is plucking a comb to represent the short high sounds in the song. Bassist Simon Gallup does not play, and instead appears to be Problems - Sex Pistols - Rough Ready - Chaotic Live up. Tim Pope later revealed that Gallup had a light bulb in his mouth to create a "lit from within" feel, and the cloth was there to hide the wire.
He then becomes more violent with the dolls, shaking them around heavily, which in turn causes the band members to hit into the sides of the wardrobe, which eventually results in the wardrobe falling off the cliff and into the sea.
As they go into the sea, the wardrobe fills up slowly with water, like a capsized ship, but the band members continue to play their "instruments. The music video was rated 13th on the " 20 to 1 : Amazing Moments in Music" TV show, aired on Australia's Nine Network on 4 Marchwhich rated the most distinctive music videos. He Tim Pope ended up dropping the wardrobe - with us still in it - into a huge tank filled with gallons of water.
The single peaked at number 4 in Ireland, and also reached number 7 in Australia and number 24 in the UK Singles Chart. It was made available in two different versions, the "Closer Mix", included on the 12" and the limited edition CD single, and the "Closest Mix", included on the 7" and the regular edition CD single. Both versions were available together on the cassette release.
The "Closest Mix" was also included on the singles compilation Galore in It reached number 13 in the UK and 97 in the US. There is also a music video for the version of the song that appeared on Mixed Up.
The video picked up where the original video ended, with the wardrobe crashing down the cliffside and sinking to the bottom of the sea. Robert exits first and is attacked by an octopus seen playing the horns later in the Valse Triste - Various - Cafe Classics. After his struggle, the other band Got What You Need - Whitesnake - mp3 try to flee as well, and are attacked by a starfish.
The video ends without any of the band members reaching the surface, though they could see a boat overhead. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Close to Me remix. Retrieved 1 December Radio X. Retrieved 9 March Archived from the original Close To Me Original Mix - 1* - Drumline Vol.01 19 July Retrieved 5 October Irish Recorded Music Association.
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