<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d10069810\x26blogName\x3dNot+Prince+Hamlet\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dSILVER\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://nphamlet.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://nphamlet.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d5295355548743914979', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

Not Prince Hamlet

"Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse."

MTV ala NPH: Josh Ritter--"Girl in The War"

Monday, August 13, 2007

With the Waiter Chronicles taking off and an endorsement of a Presidential candidate, things have gotten a little heavy here at NPH. So allow me to introduce a fun new feature: MTV ala NPH.

Each week I'll scour YouTube for the videos of my favorite songs, both present and past. I'll try to add a little background, as I can find it, but mostly I'll just let you watch the video and enjoy the music.

We start this week with Josh Ritter's "Girl in The War," a song--literally--unlike anything you've ever heard. When I first discovered it last winter I listened to it several times a day for about a week, right around Christmas time. On the way to Christmas Eve worship, and on the way back.

This is what Ritter himself said about the song to an audience last year: “It's about a bunch of people talking about problems and not getting past just the talking. So I hope you do.”

Without further adieu:


posted by Not Prince Hamlet, 8:19 PM


commented by Anonymous jer and landon, 7:16 PM  

Add a comment