Favorite Videos: “I’d Rather Be Dead,” Harry Nilsson

Forty-one years on, it’s a safe bet that everyone singing in this video is dead. I’m sure Harry would appreciate the irony (and, most likely, anticipated it).

“He was like a fallen angel. There was this weird combination of something heavenly and beatific about him, and then just dirt, and darkness.” — Terry Gilliam, on Harry Nilsson.

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~ by blackmoodcraft on October 11, 2014.

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