New Richard Hawley Video – “Valentine”

The power of Richard Hawley’s rich and sonorous baritone is such that a white-picket-fenced nursing-home performance can inspire a nostalgic senior to go “back in time” to revisit his valentine. That our motorcycling hero has a thing for Elvis is just another dash of quirk to the odd but vaguely sentimental video conceit for this throwback croon-pop track.

Hawley recently hit Other Music for a cozy instore on a chilly night — head here for pics and vid. And for our ever-expanding 2007 holiday mixtape, Richard contributes his mellifluous take on a egg nog slurping classic…

Richard Hawley – “Silent Night” (MP3)

Lady’s Bridge is out via Mute.