Diamond Dave (song)

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"Diamond Dave"
Single by The Bird and the Bee
from the album Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future
Released January 27, 2009
Recorded 2008
Length 3:16
Label Blue Note
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Inara George
  • Don Gilmore
The Bird and the Bee singles chronology
"Love Letter to Japan"
"Diamond Dave"

Diamond Dave is a single by the American indie/pop music duo the Bird and the Bee from their 2009 album Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future.

The song explores the narrator's school girl crush on the lead singer of Van Halen, David Lee Roth, also known as Diamond Dave.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Inara George's husband, Jake Kasdan. The director of photography was Brian Burgoyne.[1] The video shows the duo holding casting auditions for "Diamond Dave". The actors auditioning for the role include Eric Wareheim, Simon Helberg and Ken Jeong.


  1. ^ "Diamond Dave". Brianburgoyne.com. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 

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