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Waking Methos

All These Things That I've Done

Here is my second Highlander fanvid.

I believe it is more ambitious than -- and thus less successful than -- my first vid, but I'm posting because I think I've taken it as far as I can on my own. And, also, if I had to listen to the song again, I was going to kill myself.

(Vidding, I have learned, is a surefire way to kill any affection you once had for a song.)

As always, comments -- pro or con or a healthy mixture of both -- would be greatly appreciated.

Song: All These Things That I've Done by The Killers
Fandom: Highlander
Summary: You try saving the world sometime.
Length: 4:59
Format: .wmv
Location: Available for downloading at Monsters from the Vids


I'm not entirely sure at what point feedback on an old vid is no longer appreciated, but I really needed to leave feedback in this case, because this was the vid that finally got me to watch Highlander!

I'd had sort of a vague curiosity about the show for awhile, due to running into HL clips occasionally on multifandom vids (and because I'm fond of Jim Byrnes from other roles of his). But I came to this vid in a roundabout sort of way - I downloaded your QL "American Music" vid (which I really loved, btw), and you'd mentioned in the vid notes that it was similar to this one, so, since I like this song a lot and have enjoyed other vids set to it, I downloaded this one to compare.

I got about halfway into the vid (maybe not even that far) before realizing that this was going to spoil me for every single thing that ever happens in the show, and stopped watching. But I couldn't stop being curious about it. What was going on in those clips? Who was the guy with the blue face paint? Who were all these other people? I watched the first minute or so of the vid a few more times - still trying not to spoil myself; still failing epically - and finally gave up. I was going to have to watch the damn show so that I could a) figure out what the hell was happening in these clips (the one of Duncan grabbing for his childhood sweetheart as she falls off the cliff baffled me in particular, because the way the clips were cut, I didn't have the slightest clue what was going on, but obviously there was ANGST), and b) so that I could finally watch the rest of the vid, because I was liking it a lot and would like to see the other half of it someday.

... that was in late February, I think. Suffice it to say that I've now watched all six seasons and every vid and behind-the-scenes clip that I can get my hands on, made a vid of my own, and am desperately, hopelessly, head-over-heels for this show.

And yes, I did finally watch the rest of your vid - actually, after the credits rolled on the last episode of season six, it was one of the first things I did - and really liked it. *g* And I see that you have more, too! *scampers off to download*
It's probably also worth mentioning that I've lurked around your LJ for some time because I really enjoyed your SPN meta at a time when I was going through a bad breakup with the show. I even remember wondering who the guy in your default icon was! NOW I KNOW.
Aww, thanks, I'm glad you liked the posts :-). And yes, isn't that a great picture of him? So pretty.
Oh gosh, feedback is definitely appreciated! This was one of my very first vids (I can't believe how long it's been!) and I'm so happy to know that people are still enjoying it! And I am delighted that it intrigued you enough to get you to watch the show - and now we have a new HL fan! There is such a great world of fic and vids for you to explore (which was always my favorite part of the fandom). Have fun, and thank you!