Pittsburgh rocker John Vento has released his new song video ‘Baby Blues’, from his soundtrack album to the play “Love, Lust and Other Wreckage.” The play is based on Vento’s life. Vento says thats Bert Lauble’s haunting lyrics inspired the entire direction of the ‘Love, Lust & Other Wreckage’ album. The video is directed by Nicole W. Ross, one of the cast members of the play.
The video is also unique in terms of cinematography. 3 cinematographers have worked on the video namely, James Buckley, David Oleniacz and Nicole W. Ross and the video is edited by Lauren Balint.
The song video is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7IO9VNhqaM. The release of the song coincides with Vento’s appearance on Pittsburgh rock juggernaut station, WDVE 102.5 FM. Vento will be making an appearance on the radio show to plug the upcoming play performances, as well as perform some music from the soundtrack album in the ‘DVE “Coffeehouse.” The listeners can tune in on iheartradio and at https://dve.iheart.com/ and listen to him live.
Vento has co founded with Ron “Moondog” Esser, a local charity to promote Autism causes named ‘Band Together Pittsburgh’. He recently underwent a vocal chord surgery and shortly after it, he is preparing for the two-night production of the play, “Love, Lust and Other Wreckage,” written by renowned playwright Amy Hartman, and based on Vento’s life and album of the same name. Along with promoting his new album and working on the play Vento has been doing charity work.