Can I interest you in a little mood music?

     Peoples! I have music to recommend! Since I am headed to the Middle East, you might be expecting something atmospheric and haunting–but no! It’s Japanese pop music by a band called Scandal. Seriously, look at this video. I think it is part of a TV show, so you can skip past the first 30 seconds as filler.
     What makes it special? The video is fun—you can’t go wrong with a band playing in the rain—but the looks on the girls’ faces for the four seconds between 1:18 to 1:22 are priceless. At the same time, it’s impossible to imagine any western director “wasting” those four seconds.

So, what do you think?
     While we are here, am I the last person to discover Flight of The Conchords, a duo from New Zealand? It’s hard to decide which is better, the performance on Letterman:

or the video:

Genius, or what?

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Can I interest you in a little mood music? — 4 Comments

  1. Yes you are, but that’s ok, because Flight of the Conchords is awesome. In any doses, at any time.