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Posted on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 : 3:57 p.m.

VH1 gives recognition to Theo Katzman's latest video

By Bob Needham


Theo Katzman

Ann Arbor-turned-Brooklyn musician Theo Katzman has released a terrific new video, and among those noticing is the website of cable music channel VH1. has a fun post about the video for the song, called "Hard For You," about a dumped lover reflecting on how difficult he expects life to be for his ex. The creative and funny video is a perfect match for the song, as images of Katzman keep showing up in advertisements and computer screens to drive the "ex" crazy.

“I think the video communicates a common jealous reaction to a serious breakup in a fun, lighthearted way,” Katzman told VH1.

Katzman was a major figure on the local-music scene for several years, first with the late, lamented My Dear Disco and then also as a solo artist. Now based in Brooklyn, he was in town in August to close out the Sonic Lunch season.

Read the VH1 post here, and check out the video below:

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Bob Needham is director of entertainment content for Reach him at or 734-623-2541, and follow him on Twitter @bobneedham.


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Wed, Nov 14, 2012 : 10:26 p.m.

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