George Harrison’s "My Dear God" gets a star-studded music video

2021-12-16 09:00:49 By : Mr. Eric Pan

A long list of celebrities-including Ringo Starr, Jeff Lynn, Joe Walsh, and "Weird Al" Yankovic-came together for a classic song by George Harrison" My Sweet Lord" made a new music video.

The clip starred former Saturday night live actors Fred Armisen and Vanessa Bayer as "metaphysical agents, a secret family played by Mark Hamill" The person in charge of the agency assigned them to look for invisible things."

Their task first took them to a library, where the two combed the forest of literature to find clues. From there, they headed to a nearby movie theater, where a helpful usher, played by Emmy Award winner Darren Criss, helped to find it. Once, two unruly moviegoers (Starr and Walsh) threw popcorn at investigators. A long guest appearance also includes actors Jon Hamm and Rosana Arquette; comedians Reggie Watts, Patton Oswalt, Natasha Leggero, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Kate Micucci, Riki Lindhome and Paul Scheer; Oscar-winning films Producer Taika Waititi and visual artist Shepard Fairey.

You can watch the video below.

Harrison's son Dhani (Dhani) is the executive officer of this work. He and his mother Olivia also had guest appearances, and the late George Harrison briefly appeared in the archive footage.

"Let this be one of the most fulfilling experiences in my life," director Lance Bangs said in a press release. His music video works include works with Nirvana, Green Day, REM and Black Keys. cooperate. When these agents and inspectors have been ignoring the metaphysical miracles around them, the song is presented visually. The image is arranged with adult vocal melody, guitar playing, drum pattern, and chord changing sounds. George has a sense of humor in all of his videos, so we keep that spirit and fill the cast of his music friends and admirers, many of whom are from the current comedy world. "

"My Sweet Lord" released in 1970 was the breakthrough single in Harrison's famous solo album "All Things Must Pass". This LP ranked first on the Billboard rankings and eventually sold more than 7 million copies in the United States. The 50th anniversary edition of this album was recently nominated for Grammy's best boxed or special limited edition set.