In which there is backstage (so to speak) stuff from the making of the “Automatic” video, which includes motorcycles (you do remember the “Automatic” video, don’t you?), a tractor, serendipity, and a bonfire (you do remember the “Automatic” video, don’t you?).
Also there is a show. (We do not get to see the show.)
And an acoustic cover of “I’ll by Home for Christmas,” sung by Jason and Michael Castro:
Video by Jason Castro (Okay, yes, the stache is unfortunate.)
The song, wistful and haunting, first recorded in 1943, was an instant hit, resonating strongly with soldiers at the front during WWII as well as with their families. It still speaks to those who can’t be with their loved ones during the holidays (or indeed at any time).
In which there is songwriting (we do not get to see the songwriting) (but we hear some of the song!) and scenery, there is giggling with Maddie and Hazel, there is more music, there is more songwriting (we do not get to see the songwriting), there is more Hazel and more Maddie, and there is a concert, bits of which we actually get to see–and there is a second concert (we only get to see a tiny it of the second concert).
Also there is songwriting in Vermont from Michael. Or at least there is a lot about the trip to Vermont–some of which involves songwriting!:
All four videos by Michael Castro
In which there is more RV life, much scenery, and much food. Also Kandee and, yes, music! And also farm things, like chickens and alpaca. (You heard me.) And a giant waterslide. And oh, yeah, food.
In which there is a little bit of a trip to New Hampshire, there is the arrival of merch, and there is the RV-tripping-sendoff. (Yes, yes, you have seen it before. There are three vloggers here, it happens!) Then there is RV cooking (it is hard to balance in a moving RV) and other meals; also there is other RV life. And then there is backstage at a show in Ann Arbor (we do not get to see any of the show) (but we get to see a little of Delta Rae’s show!).
In which there is backstage at the NYC venue, including a first look at the physical EPs; there is a view of the New York skyline; there are many buildings (well, it IS NYC); there is the City Winery recording (we do not see the recording); there is recording for iHeartRadio (we do not see the recording); there is more commuting (still not exciting); there is driving around in the RV (also still not exciting); and there is (family) food.
(And if you know where to look–which you do not–you can get a quick glimpse of me at the venue.) (Okay, of my back. Still me!)
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