FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
This is a very interesting story and a heading we have never used before- although here at Music Law Updates we wonder about the copyright implications. Anyway, CMU Daily report that Manchester trio The Get Out Clause have hit on a novel way of making videos. Instead of forking out thousands to make a proper video for their new single ‘Paper’, they performed the song in front of 80 different CCTV cameras in their home city and then applied for copies of the footage under the Freedom Of Information Act. Guitarist Tony Churnside told Sky News: “We wanted to produce something that looked good and that wasn’t too expensive to do”.
Check out the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2iuZMEEs_A