Friday, May 26, 2006

it smells of ukulele

this is a real laugh riot, the ukulele orchestra of great britain doin' a smokin' version of that old standard 'smells like teen spirit'. the m.c. is jools holland from one of his specials on british t.v. jeesh, ya gotta love the world wide web!

and if ya got more time to kill, here is '2001: a space odyssey' fully explained, in flash animation.

have a great memorial weekend ya'll!


Blogger Laurie said...

Those were cool!

6:22 PM CDT  
Blogger Danno said...

Watching that is yet another reason Kurt Cobain should have been brave enough to stay alive. Life sucks sometimes...sure...but sometimes a bunch of guys with Ukuleles will play your song.

6:50 PM CDT  
Blogger sleepybomb said...

it has the whole w'room in stitches! i swear it's the 1st time i can understand most of the lyrics. love the bit in the beginning when jools sez george harrison would love these guys. would love to see a complete show of this shit, looks very cool.

9:02 PM CDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah that was pretty damn cool.

there's this local band in denver that rocks (and i mean ROCKS) the electric ukulele. i forget their name, but i'll track it down for you. i saw them recently and i think they have a website... kinda nerd rock, but totally fun!


9:50 PM CDT  
Blogger dickvandyke said...

I notice the line up for a summer Festival here next month is as follows:
Billy Idol, The Stranglers, Sparks, Stereo MCs, The Waterboys .. and er .. The Ukelele Orchestra Of Great Britain!

Something for all - that's how life should be!

2:24 PM CDT  

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