Fences in a Mansion for Charity

Early last month the City Arts Video team holed up in a Capitol Hill mansion to film Chris Mansfield of Fences, his guitarist Kimo and members of Hey Marseilles performing a live, one-shot video for "My Girl the Horse," the track that Fences has contributed to the GIVE Seattle compilation, which is being celebrated tonight at the Crocodile in a concert featuring Mansfield's band, along with Grand Archives, D. Black, the Tea Cozies and more. I was there too, though I can not claim credit for the band's brilliant performance or the film crew's creative execution. I can only claim credit for drinking Chris Mansfield's beer as he filled the walls of that old, big house with his devastating and beautiful song. Witness: