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Take One Thing Off

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An existential odyssey based on the original music from cabaret singer/bon vivant Scout Durwood’s debut studio album, Take One Thing Off is a twenty-two episode digital series combining music videos and narrative sketch following Scout’s transition from performing in dive bars and supper clubs in NYC to the City of Angels where IRL is IR-relevant forcing her to step onto the biggest, strangest stage she’s encountered so far: The Internet.

TAKE ONE THING OFF received a 2019 Streamy Award nomination for Best Indie Series.

You can download a press kit for the series

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Episodes

Episode Two: Take One Thing Off
02:47

Episode Two: Take One Thing Off

*** 2019 Streamy Nominee BEST INDIE SERIES *** TAKE ONE THING OFF Blue Elan Records iTunes ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_iTunes CD/T-Shirt Bundle ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_BER Amazon ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_Amazon Song by Scout Durwood and Dave Darling Directed by Sammi Cohen Produced by Sarah King DP - Julia Swain Steady Cam - Neal Bryant Set Photography - Elizabeth Kingston Young Choreography - Lindsay Ames Featured Dancers - Graham Beckett and Cory Robison Dancers - Kelly McDevitt, Sarah Healey, Cate Garcia, Mo Garcia, Gabrielle Maiden, Janessa Mason, Lee, James McGrath, Jason Hill, Katie Molinaro, Leroy Patterson, Ruha Taslimi, Alli Miller, Kelly Richardson, Brin Hamblin, and Chevycito The Dog Drummers - Jac Pablo, Dorothy Micklea, Kaitlin Weichsel Motorcyclists - Cindie East and Judy Ramirez Man on Tiny Bike - Banana Special thanks to Enrique Gonzalez of Classified Car Club East L.A. Get exclusive behind-the-scenes content @ www.scoutdurwood.com LYRICS one thing off take one thing off one thing off (here we go, girls) one thing off take one thing off one thing off take it off and let it go you don't need it anymore shake that shit and double down bump and grind your kitty, meow hold your tongue but don’t hold back. ball so hard you can’t go back. shimmy shimmy, what coco say? naked is a better way one thing off take one thing off one thing off first your shirt and then your pants one thing off take one thing off one thing off now shut your mouth and dance (dance) glitter in my eyelash glue stick to me and I’ll stick, too ba da da, you know where I’ve been. don’t need to try, just let the beat win. bootie cutie double d I like girls and they like me so unwrap me like bubblegum cuz skin on skin is much more fun one thing off take one thing off one thing off and then drink because you done it one thing off take one thing off one thing off now shut your mouth and dance (dance) jelly belly, chicken wing underdog step in the ring the night's too hot to put it on good golly miss molly and get ur freak on twerk it werk it, yodalay que sera don’t win just play strip like poker, dealer’s choice raise your glass and raise your voice unhook unbutton inhibit your inhibition take your cherry off the top strip on sundays make it hot don’t be trimmed to skinny dip pick up, throw down, let er rip. wind up, time’s up, dribble, shoot. revel in your birthday suit strip yourself of attitude don’t care what they think of you just be a peach without the pits throw one back, you’re limitless one thing off take one thing off one thing off trust me, less is more, ok? one thing off take one thing off one thing off now shut your mouth and dance (dance) one thing off take one thing off one thing off let me hear you say one thing off take one thing off one thing off now shut your mouth and dance (dance) one thing off take one thing off one thing off leave it you don’t like it one thing off take one thing off one thing off now shut your mouth and dance Get exclusive behind-the-scenes content @ www.scoutdurwood.com
Episode Four: All The Pretty Bottles
05:08

Episode Four: All The Pretty Bottles

*** 2019 Streamy Nominee BEST INDIE SERIES *** Scout's day-drinking bender with Bing goes awry when she runs out of alcohol and finds that the local brunch crowd isn't eager to share. Featuring Dre Swain and Nikkilette Wright. Album: Take One Thing Off Blue Elan Records Song by Scout Durwood and Dave Darling iTunes ►https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/take-one-thing-off/1407078917CD/T-Shirt Bundle ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_BERAmazon ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_Amazon “All the Pretty Bottles – Acoustic” Blue Elan Records Song by Scout Durwood and Dave Darling Available exclusively on SoundCloud Directed by Bruce Allen Written by Scout Durwood Produced by Kacy Boccumini Executive Producer – Blue Elan, Scout Durwood Scout Durwood – Scout Graham Beckett – Bing Dre Swain – Brunchette 1 Nikkilette Wright – Brunchette 2 Director of Photographer - John Gardiner Assistant Director – Momo Production Designer - Scout Durwood Editor – Bruce Allen 1st Assistant Camera and B Camera Operator - Gabe Gely Best Boy - John “Goose” Garaguso Production Assistant – Krystal Garcia, La Zvirbulus Special Thanks: - Ralph Norton - Mary Beltcher - Harlem the Dog - The children of Simi Valley Verde park - Adina Pliskin LYRICS: All my friends have warned me of my dangerous adoring this love is a losing game Still I can’t resist it Shadows that insist that Come daybreak I’ll be calling out your name Chase the night till morning Anything but boring Love that’s not afraid to fly Kiss me without warning Bruise me till I’m soaring I’d rather live than be afraid to die All the pretty bottles Pretty pretty bottles Prettiest that I have known All the pretty bottles I can hear you callin Pretty soon Drink like no one’s watching Never me that’s stopping Blurry worry, go away No such thing as painless Empty isn’t stainless Love is hotter than the pain The candle of a bottle like a Rockstar and a model The burn the best part of the flame Body dropping, leaning Bumping bottles ringing Slurring words with no symptom of shame All the pretty bottles Pretty pretty bottles Prettiest that I have known All the pretty bottles I can hear you callin Pretty soon… Pretty soon we’ll be here all alone. The better parts are bitter when the sweetness leaves you sicker won’t you burry me in liquor with it’s sweet, nasty come hither Stay or go but leave me all the same Oh the bottles Ah the bottles Forget me nots will still forget your name I could write a novel at the bottom of a bottle but sober I can’t whisper your name All the pretty bottles Pretty pretty bottles Prettiest that I have known All the pretty bottles I can hear you callin Pretty soon… Pretty soon we’ll be here all alone. Get exclusive behind-the-scenes content @ www.scoutdurwood.com
Episode Six: I'm Cool, Right?
04:13

Episode Six: I'm Cool, Right?

*** 2019 Streamy Nominee BEST INDIE SERIES *** I get hit in the face a bunch in this video! Scout discusses the gentile curse of being born both beautiful and prone to fall down. Featuring Kacy Boccumini and D’Andree Galipeau. TAKE ONE THING OFF Blue Elan Records Song by Scout Durwood and Dave Darling iTunes ►https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/take-one-thing-off/1407078917CD/T-Shirt Bundle ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_BER Amazon ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_Amazon Directed by Bruce Allen Written by Scout Durwood Produced by Kacy Boccumini Executive Producer – Blue Elan, Scout Durwood Scout Durwood - Scout Kacy Boccumini - Bing D'Andree Galipeau - Bong Catherine McAfferty - Tail Slate Bonnie He - Video Kazzy Buchannan - Video Choreographer Sam Luu - Video AD Bruce Allen - Video Director Director of Photographer - John Gardiner Assistant Director – Momo Production Designer - John “Goose” Garaguso Editor – Bruce Allen Assistant Camera – Mitchy Meija Camera Operator - Gabe Gely Best Boy - Nicholas B. Gianforti Production Assistant – Rolland Leung and Gary Tang Special Thanks - Priscilla and Neil Allen - The Five Towers Productions LYRICS: The swerve of my hip Makes your sweat drip A little bit Walkin through the ally while the boys all keepin tally Said you’ve had enough, but I know you gunna rally With my hair flick Tongue lick This may be the end or this may be the start of it Locked in step as sure to impress a stranger as it is to fail the practical necessity of walking I disappoint both parties by tripping over a fire hydrant But I’m cool, right? I’m cool, right? These are the streets of New York If you can learn how to be fearless here you will never be afraid again I toss my hair to free my face from a thicket of strays and think about the gentle curse of being born both beautiful and prone to fall down I am both beautiful and prone to fall down But I’m cool, right? I’m cool, right? I’m cool, left? Nah, I’m cool, right? The swerve of my hip Makes your sweat drip a little bit Holding on with my fingertips This may be the end or else the start of it But I’m cool, right? oh, yeah I am so cool Oh, guys, I’m sorry can we roll it back? Oh, keep going mmm I did that before I didn’t I Guys this is really stressful for me I know I come off as, like, very confident, but honestly it’s like this typical comedian story like, on the inside I’m like, everyone hates me maybe if I get them to laugh they’ll at least thing I’m whoops… I’m cool, right? I’m cool, right? Starin at my walkin when the strangers get to talkin If you see this body rockin baby, don’t you come a knockin crazy bordering on stalking, hazy cloudy day it’s shocking maybe we could get together, baby so corny it’s mazy, mazy All fall down We all fall down I’m cool, right? We all fall down I’m cool, right? Get exclusive behind-the-scenes content @ www.scoutdurwood.com
Episode Eight: Fallin In Love
03:32

Episode Eight: Fallin In Love

*** 2019 Streamy Nominee BEST INDIE SERIES *** A sordid game of spin the bottle at a swanky lesbian party takes an unexpected twist for our hero. Featuring Whitney Mixter, Sarah King, Laurel Valdez, Anna Goodman, and Catherine McCafferty. Album: Take One Thing Off Blue Elan Records Song by Scout Durwood and Dave Darling iTunes ►https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/take-one-thing-off/1407078917CD/T-Shirt Bundle ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_BERAmazon ► http://flyt.it/TakeOneThingOff_Amazon Written and Directed by Scout Durwood Produced by Kacy Boccumini Executive Producer – Blue Elan, Scout Durwood Scout Durwood - Scout Whitney Mixter - Hero Anna Goodman - Host Sarah King - Sexy 1 Laurel Valdez - Sexy 2 Catherine McAfftery – Popcorn Girl Graham Beckett - Bing Joshua Parker - Bong Carrie Deskin Bing Kisser Rodji Munoz - Babe 1 Kacy Boccumini - Comb Girl Riley Soriano - Popsicle Licker Krystal Garcia - Beer-drinker Lynzee Colclasure - Lolipop Licker La Zvirbulus - Lip Gloss Applier Director of Photographer - John Gardiner Production Designer - Scout Durwood Editor – Scout Durwood Colorist – Jason Zeni 1st Assistant Camera - Gabe Gely Best Boy - John “Goose” Garaguso Set Photography - Elizabeth Kingston Young Special Thanks: - Fresh Brothers Pizza – Franklin Village - Edgar the Horse No animals were harmed in the making of this project LYRICS: The first time I saw you I knew I’m falling in love again There’s nothing that I can do so Let’s not pretend Why is it always A look in your eyes Where one little moment Changes your life It looks like I’m falling And you’re falling, too We’re falling in Falling in love again Falling in love Falling in love again Hope it never ends But it always ends No need to be careful Don’t have to go slow The best part of holding on Is letting go Let go we’re falling Let go we’re falling in Let go we’re falling Let go we’re falling in Falling in love again Falling in love Falling in love again Hope it never ends But it always ends Falling in love again Falling in love My next great adventure Your first big mistake This could be love that’s true or Just a moment Just a moment and then I’m falling in love again Falling in love Falling in love again Hope we still stay friends But we won’t stay friends Falling in love again Falling in love Falling in love again Hope it never ends But it always ends Get exclusive behind-the-scenes content @ www.scoutdurwood.com

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