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July 11, 2014 7:02 AM   Subscribe

Vader Abraham [previously] is a beloved Dutch singer, who at the ripe age of 79 has been credited with a staggering 1600 songs and is best known for singing the original Smurfs theme song. De Mosselman [previously] is a 90s-era Dutch happy hardcore artist who's most famous work is... well, this. What do you get when you bring the two together? Possibly the weirdest, most wonderful dance collaboration of the century.
posted by Itaxpica (6 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

 
This would make a good national anthem for somewhere.
posted by Bugbread at 7:30 AM on July 11


I swear back in my rave days I heard a HHC remix of the Smurfs theme song. More than one, probably; theme songs from kids' shows were popular remix fodder in the HHC world.

Also now I just have to put on Happy 2B Hardcore 3 and bounce around my living room like a Gummy Bear (the theme song to which I know I heard at a party once).
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering at 7:58 AM on July 11


I'm so confused. I grew up in China knowing this as the Smurf theme song. (No wonder when I play this for my daughter, my American husband doesn't recognize it.)
posted by of strange foe at 9:22 AM on July 11


If you came to this post for the Dutch gutturals, may I present them in Rap form?
posted by benito.strauss at 9:47 AM on July 11


I enjoyed this way more than I probably should. Growing up in the Netherlands, Vader Abraham and his unique blend of schmaltz and saccharine (ew) was everywhere... Looks like he has a sense of humor about it.
posted by monospace at 11:03 AM on July 11


You can always practice your Dutch A-B-C with Extince.
posted by DreamerFi at 2:22 PM on July 11


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