Lycos Cinema Presents Exclusive Chat With Hot NYC Band, The Bad Eliots, Featuring Music Video for Snapple Signature Song, 'Cat's Meow'
Chat with Lead Singer Roto for Chance to win an iPod Touch in Lycos Cinema's First Watch, Chat & Win Sweepstakes
The exclusive chat also features Lycos Cinema's first Watch, Chat & Win Sweepstakes, giving 10 chat participants a chance to win an iPod Touch and other prizes. Beginning today, users can RSVP to the live chat with Roto, on
When the Snapple commercial featuring the song "Cat's Meow" first aired in early 2008, the song was downloaded by thousands of fans, propelling The Bad Eliots into the national spotlight. The official video for the full-length "Cat's Meow" song was created by the band in a show of appreciation to many fans who wanted to know more about the band. The video, shot live by director
"Normally, a band is born, and then gets plucked to do something like this. In our case, creating the Snapple song helped give birth to the band," lead singer Roto said. "When Snapple approached us, our attitude was very much, 'hey, let's throw it against the wall and see what sticks,' which I actually think gave our song a certain levity and irreverence it might not have had otherwise," Roto added.
Roto's voice has appeared in spots for Quaker Oats, Olympus, and SpaghettiO's, and his guitar playing can be heard on the last two seasons of the ABC hit drama "Dirty Sexy Money."
"Lycos Cinema is the only platform to offer social interaction around video content, giving fans the unique opportunity of direct personal engagement with music artists, directors and other talent," said
Lycos Cinema (http://cinema.lycos.com) is the web's first interactive, social video viewing experience, and the only community to offer a SimulStream social viewing platform for both free and VOD rentals, giving film and TV fans a community to socialize in real-time while watching the same program synchronously with anyone, anywhere at anytime.
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About The Bad Eliots
A group of four multi-talented musicians based in
For more details on The Bad Eliots, visit www.thebadeliots.com
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