Monsters of Folk shoot <I>Say Please</I> video
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Monsters of Folk shoot Say Please video

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 – Monsters of Folk - Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward and Mike Mogis - shot a video for the quartet's new single, Say Please.

Shot by cinematographer Lance Acord, the video features a frontier town, World War II soldiers and rollerskating. The video can be seen now at The broadcast premiere of the Say Please video will air today, November 17, on the Independent Film Channel at 9 p.m. Eastern/Pacific.

Monsters of Folk announced a make-our-video contest for the song Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.), a track from the album. Sponsored by Apple/Quicktime and Death + Taxes Magazine, Monsters of Folk are inviting their fans to create their own visual interpretation for the song.

The winning video will be chosen from a list of finalists and will be posted on the homepages of the Monsters of Folk, Apple/Quicktime and Death + Taxes Magazine web sites. The contest winner will also receive $5,000, a Gibson guitar signed by the band and a copy of the new Final Cut Studio software. Five runners-up will receive a signed vinyl album. For more information, visit

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