Music Clips - Graeham Goble

Can’t Eat, Can’t Sleep

Written by Graeham Goble
The Graham Goble Encounter
NDR 'Up'n Swutsch'
Bremen, Germany
November 27th, 1993

Lead Vocal Steve Wade
Acoustic Guitar & Vocal Graeham Goble
Lead Guitar & Vocal Greg Hind
Bass Session Player (unknown)
Drums Session Player (unknown)

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Someone's Taken Our History

Director's Statement by Matt Holcomb

When Graeham told me that he wanted to make a music video for Someone's Taken Our History, I was thrilled because I knew that I could make something that would be a strong visual accompaniment to this cathartic song.

My solution to the challenge of visually rendering the idea of history being appropriated was to show emotive excerpts from historical Little River Band footage on televisions being carried out of a warehouse by three masked and anonymous thieves. The decision to have the thieves clad in black body suits and wearing masks was a way to symbolise one of the consequences of identity theft -- the loss of one's own identity.

Another consequence, at least in my mind, is the imprisonment of one's soul caused by a conscience racked with guilt. This idea is rendered visually when the thieves are suddenly imprisoned inside the televisions -- the vessels of history -- after it becomes apparent to the thieves that the amount of history contained in each "television" has made them too heavy to carry, and therefore, to take.

The decision to end the clip with Graeham strumming on a beach at daybreak in front of his "captive" audience was based on my firm belief that this dark chapter in Graeham's life has made him both a stronger person and a more empowered artist -- the dawn of a new and exciting era in his life. And I don't think the outcome would have been any different because the creativity that helped give rise to the rich and inspiring history of the Little River Band is something that Graeham will always own.

Matt Holcomb

Written by Graeham Goble
Filmed on location at Sunbury & Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
May 9th & 10th, 2006

Guitar & Lead Vocal Graeham Goble
Guitar & Vocal Joshua Goble
Bass & Vocal Nathan Goble
Drums & Vocal Alejandro Vega
Guitar & Vocal Jason Vorherr
Director Matt Holcomb
Producer Stewart Brown
Director of Photography Dave Hawkins
Time Lapse Photography Dean Newitt
Editor Trevor Holcomb
3D Compositor Mat Govoni
Focus Puller Peter Gillchrist
Camera Assistant Brett Moulton
Camera Assistant 2nd Michael Seddon
Grip Eddie Barlow
Grip Assistant Cameron Oliver
Gaffer Jared Fish
Best Boy Grantley Smith
Set Designer Sil Iannello
Hair & Make-up Helen Katz
Graeham Goble is dressed by Harrolds, Melbourne
Thieves Stewart Brown
  Trevor Holcomb
  Brett Moulton
  Gordon Napier
  Safa Taghhizadeh

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