January 21, 2012

Five people playing a single guitar

No, I don’t really know what it has to do with this blog, either. Pretty great, though, right?

The original version makes interesting use of stop-motion painting (ah, there’s the tangential connection):

Posted by John Nack at 9:18 AM on January 21, 2012


  • Paul Murphy — 3:01 PM on January 21, 2012

    I saw the Walk Off The Earth video a few days ago. Blew my mind.
    While surfing the web the next day I found out they were booked to play just up the road from me, the annual Wiarton Willie Groundhog Festival on Feb 4.
    Seemed like too great of a coincidence to ignore.
    Anyhoo, if you or your readers want to come up to the Great White North in the dead of winter, please check it out here: http://www.wiartonwilliefestival.com

  • Phil Brown — 10:18 PM on January 21, 2012

    Gotye – doing very well down here and a very cool video.

  • Chad M. — 9:40 PM on January 25, 2012

    Here’s a video that compares the cover and the original by having them run simultaneously in the same video, the cover and the original each taking a single stereo channel (left and right, respectively):

    It’s an interesting view, and surprising how close they are in virtually every respect.

  • David — 7:00 PM on February 12, 2012

    Parody of the cover:

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