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September 15, 2013 7:00 AM   Subscribe

A 6 minute re-enactment of Neil Young's "Into the Black" from Rust Never Sleeps. (SLYT)
posted by Smart Dalek (14 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite

 
Been listening to the shit out of Neil the past couple weeks. Guess I know what I'm gonna be starting my day with.
posted by symbioid at 7:11 AM on September 15, 2013


"Owner has not made a version of this video for mobile " means some large percentage will never watch it. Folks know this, right?
posted by clvrmnky at 7:16 AM on September 15, 2013 [2 favorites]


This is beautiful. This should be watched.
posted by gcbv at 7:30 AM on September 15, 2013


Plays in Safari on my iPhone. I just have to use the little Metafilter "play" icon rather than clicking the link, which fires up the YouTube app. Not sure why Safari can play these clips and the big fancy YouTube app can't, but there you have it.
posted by Mothlight at 7:42 AM on September 15, 2013 [1 favorite]


This is great! I'll lose my mind if it turns out to be a re-imagining, like "Ski Boys".


(quick plug) A bunch of my friends formed a Neil tribute band called The Neil Young'uns and they're amazing. Check them out if you're ever in Toronto.
posted by bonobothegreat at 8:34 AM on September 15, 2013


ha, we used to do this
posted by eustatic at 8:40 AM on September 15, 2013


I've seen The Neil Young'uns several times. It really is the next best thing to being in a bar with Neil himself.

Also, the featured short film here is excellent. Love it.
posted by ovvl at 8:40 AM on September 15, 2013


wow, this really is incredible. I'm torn between thinking it really did float to youtube somehow from some eastern-European teens 15 years ago, or if a Hollywood hopeful is sitting right around the corner and that's a professional actor playing Babushka
posted by rebent at 9:50 AM on September 15, 2013


Would the video be compatible with the Devo version or will I have to make my own?
posted by Hennimore at 10:14 AM on September 15, 2013 [1 favorite]


The drummer is certainly having fun! And is that a young Derek Smalls on bass, pipe and all?

If it is contemporary footage, it's very well done - those kids have 1980s faces, never mind the clothes.
posted by jack_mo at 10:17 AM on September 15, 2013


Could have done without Ye Olde Tyme Fylter, personally, but cute.
posted by drjimmy11 at 11:12 AM on September 15, 2013


Weird timing, I saw Chromatics play this just last night. SPOOOKY
posted by Merzbau at 11:52 AM on September 15, 2013


I'm torn between thinking it really did float to youtube somehow from some eastern-European teens 15 years ago, or if a Hollywood hopeful is sitting right around the corner and that's a professional actor playing Babushka

A commenter on youtube claims it's from 1981 and Northern Italy.
posted by kenko at 1:02 PM on September 15, 2013


This is wonderful! Watched with a big grin all the way through. And that moment when they first sang, "The King is gone, but he's not forgotten" and they cut away to a rooster strutting around the farmyard - PERFECT!

I saw Neil Young and Crazy Horse this year. Definitely one of the top 5 concerts I've ever been too.
posted by maupuia at 1:30 PM on September 15, 2013


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