songbird: New York is Killing Me

Gil Scott-Heron’s first album in 16 years I’m New Here, out now on XL records, gives us  great songs and also great new videos. The performance video for the eponymous track I’m New Here, directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard premiered on IFC. You can watch it here. The video for song New York is Killing Me was directed by another recent comeback kid, Chris Cunningham, best known for his 90’s Aphex Twin videos Windowlicker and Come to Daddy, premiered this week at MoMa. You can watch it here. Enjoy!

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