Black and White Tights Dance
June 4, 2013 5:48 PM   Subscribe

A group of young girls in black and white tights perform a trippy the popular tune of German folk-rock polka band Hiss.
posted by kinnakeet (19 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
The first thought to go through my head: "A Kinect would have a *fit* with this."
posted by strangecargo at 6:00 PM on June 4, 2013 [1 favorite]

This made my day just a little nicer. Even though it made my eyes hurt.
posted by GenjiandProust at 6:18 PM on June 4, 2013 [2 favorites]

If you want to try doing this, remember to wear sunglasses.
posted by ovvl at 6:20 PM on June 4, 2013

So Robert Palmer's still making videos?
posted by scamper at 6:25 PM on June 4, 2013

That was way more entertaining than I expected it to be, and now I'm trying to figure out how to do the half-colored outfit thing cheaply and with no sewing skills so I can have my Girl Scouts do it next year at our variety show.
posted by phunniemee at 6:28 PM on June 4, 2013 [3 favorites]

Thank you for posting this! I saw a gif of part of it a couple of months ago and had no idea what it was from.
posted by Dr-Baa at 6:32 PM on June 4, 2013

Amazing how such a subtle costume choice can have such a big effect.
posted by Marquis at 6:39 PM on June 4, 2013

That is so clever. Yay!
posted by dejah420 at 7:46 PM on June 4, 2013

That was very cool.
posted by jacquilynne at 8:52 PM on June 4, 2013

That's really, really clever. The song really fucking sucks, though, but it's to their credit that they manage to make it awesome anyway.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 9:09 PM on June 4, 2013

OMG. I am not the lol type but I was dying.

Phunniemee: I don't know about the top half, but it looks like they just "shared" the tights, sticking the left leg of one dancer and the right leg of another in an intact pair. It has the bonus of helping them stay together.
posted by Michele in California at 9:34 PM on June 4, 2013

I expected it to be more like these German industrial dancers with Dutch polka, but I'm glad it's not.
posted by knile at 12:30 AM on June 5, 2013 [1 favorite]

That's not Dutch polka, that's the sort of German folk tune we'd all be fan off had Hitler won WWII.
posted by MartinWisse at 1:46 AM on June 5, 2013

Even when you KNOW what's happening, your brain wants to convince you otherwise. The take-away, never listen to your brain.
posted by HuronBob at 3:44 AM on June 5, 2013 [1 favorite]

posted by 2or3whiskeysodas at 5:12 AM on June 5, 2013

At one point, like halfway through, my brain breathlessly informed me that the girl on the left only has one leg.
posted by Flunkie at 5:28 AM on June 5, 2013 [3 favorites]

German folk-rock polka band

Now there's something you don't see (hear?) every day.
posted by tommasz at 5:42 AM on June 5, 2013

That is the largest group of conjoined twins I've ever seen. God bless their mother.
posted by QueerAngel28 at 1:40 PM on June 5, 2013 [1 favorite]

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