The French release of Your Move by Magic (front cover).
The French release of Your Move by Magic (inside cover).
The Capitol French Releases
Alibi, Your Move, and Perspective
The Border Music Video
The video starts with a couple of mysterious agents dropping the
"Your Move" ball down a stairwell.
A cut of Dewey and Gerry singing. Note that this scene is the
source of several familiar photographs in the "Highway" box set.
We see Gerry staring at someone or something with a bright glare
reflected in his glasses.
We find that he has been looking at Dewey, who also seems to be
A cut back to Dewey and Gerry singing in an effective
juxtaposition of the two.
We find out that Dewey and Gerry are standing on opposite sides
of a "Your Move" table with balls arranged inside a map of the United
States. At various times in the video, they are seen typing the keyboard
along with the sound of the music, but apparently they are playing an
obscure game of some sort. (The keyboard scenes are reminiscent of the
famous "Sweet Dreams" video by the Eurythmics.)
Now Dewey has his hands on the ball, aware that he is being
Dewey contemplates his next move on the "game."
Dewey is cornered by the two mysterious agents, but is able to
miraculously disappear in the nick of time. Phew!
Gerry takes the ball from a disembodied hand on a table, while
mouthing the lyrics.
A cut back to Dewey and Gerry singing in the lighted squares.
A close-up shot of the agents.
Dewey picks at the guitar during the acoustic solo.
A ball rolls toward and strikes the "Your Move" board as the
group plays on in the background.
A neat black-and-white scene of a car racing along a California
road, a lot like a scene from David Lynch's "Lost Highway."
Gerry belts out a riff while under surveillance by our agent
The ball sits by a forlorn Gerry at a lonely train station.
Gerry picks up the ball and breaks into a sprint when he
realizes he is being pursued. Go Gerry!
The agents manage to catch up with an overwhelmed Gerry.
Game over! Dewey faces a smoking, burnt-out table in a
Now at the beach, Gerry contemplates his next move.
As the video draws to a close, we see the "Your Move" board
Dewey reacts to Gerry's move.
The video ends with the famous "Your Move" scene at the beach.
The music video shots were provided by John Corbett.