My son and I decided to make a music video to showcase not our vocal talents (because as you will hear, I have none) but rather to debut a little song we wrote based on the lyrics to Sinatra's classic "L-O-V-E." We sing this together every night when it's my turn to put him to bed, and have done so for a little over a year. It was high time we did something more with it-- which meant deciding on what would be the best ways to visualize the lyrics.
It was a true collaborative effort, complete with me becoming exasperated at the mistakes we both made as we attempted to get everything just right in a one-take shot. I think we needed about ten attempts before we got it, but as Lego Batman would say, "First try!"
We are so pleased with how it turned out, and I am thrilled to have this Father's Day memento to look back on once the sad but inevitable day arrives: the day when he no longer needs or wants me to sing to him each night before he falls asleep.
But that's a long ways off-- here and now, without further ado, is our music video: "L is for Star Wars."