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Music video on Alan Carr’s Chatty Man

By - Richard - 13th April 2014

The other day we received an intriguing phone call here at Swift Films. A music video we edited was to be shown on Alan Carr’s Channel 4 programme ‘Chatty Man’. We duly sent over the film and sat back to watch the show. Noel Edmonds was interviewed by Alan Carr and as part of this, discussed the dance track ‘Are You Ready’ for which we edited the music video.

The initial release of the track was shrouded in mystery and we edited the film with our lips very firmly sealed. Filmed in the South of France, the track by Candice Cannes and dance music whizz Mark Loverush proved particularly popular in clubs around Europe. It wasn’t too long though, until the innuendo laden vocals raised suspicion.. “You can ask me the question,” giggles Candice Cannes. Loverush had sampled catchphrases from Noel Edmonds’ popular teatime quiz ‘Deal Or No Deal’ and the track was the brain child of Noel and his wife Liz. It also features both of their voices.
As the co-star of the track tells Alan Carr, the character Candice Cannes was created when Noel needed a ploy to enable to use his black taxi in Bristol’s bus lanes. She’s a blonde mannequin who sits in the back of the vehicle, and even appears in Carr’s audience. We bet even Noel couldn’t have envisioned the dizzy heights of fame she was to reach, despite employing the services of such a well known chauffeur.

The clip with Alan Carr and Noel Edmonds featuring the music video we edited can be seen in the clip above.

About the Author

Richard Nicholls - Managing Director

Before launching Swift Films, Richard worked as a broadcast TV director and editor, working on programmes for the BBC, ITV and Sky.

A multi-skilled and technically-minded filmmaker, Richard is equally at home coming up with creative concepts as he is on location filming or pulling footage together in the edit suite.

Richard is a member of Independent Producers Scotland and has a love of cats, football, chocolate and Film Noir (in that order).