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February 28, 2007 10:21 PM   Subscribe

Can you name the mellow song and the band for a music video which featured a girl with dark hair slowly walking down the street in the early morning carrying a pair of shoes from the mid-90s?

A member of our music forum has been posting all over the web for this, but hasn't had much luck, so I thought I'd bring the challenge here. He doesn't remember any lyrics, but provides these clues:

1) It was a fairly mellow song
2) Probably concerning the breaking up or a one night stand.
3) It was song by a male singer, (Grant Lee Buffalo springs to mind, or at least someone with a similar style. The only other memory I have is that the girl had dark hair,walking slowly down the street in the early morning.
posted by DudeAsInCool to Media & Arts (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
"Meet Virginia" by Train? Haven't seen it for a while but I can remember Rebecca Gayheart and some high heels?
posted by DawnSimulator at 11:39 PM on February 28, 2007

Wasn't there a Third Eye Blind or Matchbox 20 or Hoobastank video that was all about the girl walking home with shoes? Either them or Goo Goo Dolls. Or Primative Radio Gods.

Christ, I can even see the video, and I can't fucking identify the artists! Damn you, marijuana-induced memory loss and the blandness of mid-90s post-grunge!
posted by klangklangston at 11:41 PM on February 28, 2007

Edwin McCain I'll Be?
posted by willnot at 1:22 AM on March 1, 2007

Thanx for the quick guesses. I will check with my forum member and see if any of the above strike a bell. Thanx!
posted by DudeAsInCool at 3:30 AM on March 1, 2007

Was it the commercial or the shoes that were from the mid-90s?
posted by DU at 4:44 AM on March 1, 2007

fuel-had a bad day again?
video here:
Stuck out in my mind as an awful song, where the guy is singing to his psychiatrist about his girlfriend. Meanwhile, she breaks a heel and carries her shoes instead.
posted by stresstwig at 6:50 AM on March 1, 2007

I can remember watching this video...i'm thinking buffalo tom...maybe 'wiser' from the album 'smitten'? unfortunately cannot find the video! now driving me crazy... arrggghh
posted by londonboots at 12:59 PM on March 1, 2007

Our forum member with the music memory loss has replied: "Nope,none of those. I think the girl was wearing a summery dress and was possibly walking home after a one-night stand"

Maybe, Londonboots is on to something. Let me know if anyone comes up with anything else and thanx.

Thanx again for all the replies--impressive crowd here.
posted by DudeAsInCool at 3:17 PM on March 1, 2007

Our forum member thinks LondonBoots may be right--now we just have to track the missing culprit down. Thanx again.
posted by DudeAsInCool at 9:35 PM on March 1, 2007

Our forum member has confirmed: That's it Buffalo Tom- Wiser. I downloaded the song and it's definitely the one. Thanks to everyone for helping...I've just mentally bought you a beer.
Thanks again.
posted by DudeAsInCool at 6:46 AM on March 2, 2007

Any leads on finding the Wiser video? Devon Odessa was the actress in it.
posted by veloria at 5:58 PM on April 5, 2007

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