The Oklahoma Duo The Imaginaries Cross Little Sahara State Park within the Music Video “Strolling On A Wire”
As previously reported, The Imaginaries recently released their swampy second single “Revival”, along with the accompanying short film “Revival”, which you can watch here.
The video “Revival” attracted a lot of attention at the film festival. It was selected to screen at the deadCenter Film Festival in Oklahoma, the Lift-Off Film Festival in Tokyo, and the New York Lift-Off Film Festival. It also made its network television debut on DittyTV’s The Curve and starred in American Songwriter.
As previously reported, The Imaginaries were preparing to release their debut album and touring last year when they faced a number of setbacks. Henry had to undergo emergency appendicectomy, and what initially seemed like routine surgery and recovery turned into many grueling months of pain and a long process to get back on his feet and be able to perform again.
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After he finally recovered, the duo received the message that they were playing “Christmas Rocks! Tour ”, only to be suddenly canceled because Setzer had a severe case of tinnitus.
Then McClure had to undergo unexpected invasive gum surgery that kept her from singing for two months.
During that time, they worked diligently to book shows for a spring and summer tour to support their upcoming album release when the coronavirus pandemic caused them to cancel all scheduled shows. With all that is on hold, The Imaginaries have staged a number of live stream appearances, including their Facebook live concert series “Quarantunes,” the Rockwood Music Hall livestream concert series on Monday, Monday at the Hotel Café, as well Performances in Oklahoma for the City of Norman for their Stay Home Be Social Facebook live concert series, Norman NEXT for their Quarantiny Desk live Facebook concert series, and Stillwaters Gypsy Cafe Reimagined, a benefit concert for the Red Dirt Relief Fund that is broadcast on O’Colly TV was broadcast.
The Imaginaries album (TBD release date / pre-order HERE) was recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, with the addition of legendary Muscle Shoals “Swamper” and bassist David Hood (Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Paul Simon) and session musicians longtime Little Richard guitarist Kelvin Holly (Jason Isbell, Gregg Allman, Neil Young), bassist Shonna Tucker (The Secret Sisters, Drive By Truckers, John Paul White) and keyboardist NC Thurman (Hank Williams Jr., Gregg Allman, Little Richard) .