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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Music Video: Rachael Yamagata Sings "Elephants"

I can remember first discovering Rachael Yamagata instantly falling in love with her music. "Be Be Your Love" remains one of my favorite songs (it still gives me chills!) and gets a lot of playtime on my MP3.

She has a new single out, "Elephants," which is included on her second full-length album, Elephants . . . Teeth Sinking Into Heart. The song starts out with delicate piano and surges into something more dramatic. The video for "Elephants" is desolate, and paired with her emotional lyrics about moving on from a relationship, the whole thing is pretty melancholic. If you're looking for a new break-up song, this would be it. You can catch Rachael live on the Hotel Cafe Tour this Fall, and to watch the video, click below.

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