Monday, May 18, 2009

1 to 99 Luftballons

Some might call this post a filler. I call it pure, balloon-filled whimsy.

I recently stumbled upon a creative and charming unofficial video for the much-blogged-about band Grizzly Bear's song "Two Weeks" (off their cool new album, Veckatimest). It uses footage of a French film from the 50's about a boy, a balloon, and Paris. It's cute and reminds me of Wes Anderson, but with less of a 'tude. (Also, the song is really really awesome.)

And since I'm talking about balloons...99 Luftballons is a classic. Not only is it prime 80's musical/fashion goodness (check out the keyboardist's scarf!!), but it has an important message in a time of confusion and disjunction for Germany. But what the hell, BALLOONS! Enjoy.

Watch out for more posts from both Tilly and Thom very soon!



  1. yes, it's a filler, but a post is a post and it's quite enjoyable :)

  2. I'm very glad you enjoyed it!