1. The closing song from The Miserable Rich's second album, Of Flight & Fury.

    James de Malplaquet spends two and a half hours in a cold bath in Manchester, considering where and how exactly his life started to go wrong.

    Shot and edited by Wasp Video

    # vimeo.com/28789629 Uploaded 84 Plays 0 Comments
  2. The Official Video for 'Somerhill' by The Miserable Rich.

    It was shot over a weekend in the local park between where James and Rhys then lived, and outside one of the band's favourite (and Brighton's best) boozers.

    The lead actress, Imogen, was a student at the school from which the song gets it's name - and was taught by the yummy mummy who is the song's inspiration....

    Taken from our second album 'Of Flight & Fury'

    Buy 'Somerhill' on mp3 http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/somerhill-single/id352767970

    Or on 7" from Humble Soul

    # vimeo.com/28792790 Uploaded 123 Plays 0 Comments
  3. The Miserable Rich ~ Chestnut Sunday ...
    Post cocaine regrets and other flights of fury here within, dear viewer ...

    Film made by Richard Jackson, better known to those in the know as.....
    Autumnal Plume - a film maker likened to the agony of not being able to find the end of the sellotape during the last rainy.

    The Miserable Rich are purveyors of torched chamber music for old pubs with fires on melting rainy afternoons.

    From their second album 'Of Flight And Fury'


    # vimeo.com/28793212 Uploaded 187 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Let Me Fade from The Miserable Rich's album Of Flight & Fury.

    The video portrays the dark tale of the break up of Mr and Mrs Squirrel...

    Animation by Ruth Barrett - rufusdude@hotmail.com


    # vimeo.com/28793385 Uploaded 191 Plays 0 Comments
  5. On A Certain Night is the first single from The Miserable Rich's forthcoming album Miss You in the Days.

    Taking as its themes ghost stories, sex and death, the album was recorded in February this year, in some of the most haunted houses in Britain -- including the Jacobean palace Blickling Hall, the birthplace of Ann Boleyn. According to local legend her headless ghost returns there each year on the anniversary of her execution.

    Lyrically, On A Certain Night is a tale of possession -- both sexual and supernatural. Lead singer James de Malplaquet's first love told him how she was possessed by a spirit in the form of a light that would appear in her room, enter her body and tell her what to do...

    Some years later while writing the album, de Malplaquet was struck by the sexual nature of possession, and how someone hearing moaning at night might come to very different conclusions about what they were hearing - if they were in a haunted house, as opposed a hotel room, for example.

    He was also struck by the power and dominance of a spirit that cannot be kept in bounds by physical restraints. As James says "the problem with ghosts is you can't just lock them out".

    On A Certain Night reflects the more dynamic, edgier sound of the new album, bursting with hooks and bags of energy, with the band's trademark plaintive violin, cello and double bass joined by guitars, charango and drums.

    On A Certain Night is released on 24th October, the album 'Miss You in the Days' follows at Halloween.

    Direction: Kenny McCracken
    Concept and Production: James de Malplaquet
    Assistant Direction: Kevin Mason
    Camera Assistant: Zoe Baker
    For Create Films
    Make Up: Ange Watson for Yawoma Make Up and Hair

    # vimeo.com/30042181 Uploaded 555 Plays 0 Comments

The Miserable Rich's Channel

The Miserable Rich

Browse This Channel

Shout Box

Heads up: the shoutbox will be retiring soon. It’s tired of working, and can’t wait to relax. You can still send a message to the channel owner, though!

Channels are a simple, beautiful way to showcase and watch videos. Browse more Channels.