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June 4, 2009

"Total Eclipse of the Heart:" the literal video version

I cracked up when I watched this video. It's a hilarious description of what's going on in the music video of "Total Eclipse of the Heart," sung to the song's original melody. I can't believe the original video was this bizarre. "Mullet with headlights!" Dig it:

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:01 PM | | Comments (4)
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Cool, I might head up there after hours tonight. Thanks for the tip!


"Double doors open." / "Why aren't I reacting in this shot?"

Superb find. That was literally excellent.

Of course, I also recommend everyone check out Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey's version of the same tune...when you're not at work.

I love these "literal videos"!

Great song, bizarre video. I can't tell if the original video was supposed to be funny or not. I don't think they were as much into ironic humor back then, so my guess is it was supposed to be serious. Maybe.

Here's one of my favorite takes on the song. These guys are awesome:

So. Full. Of. Win.

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