Tastes like Chicken Payback
March 25, 2005 12:24 PM   Subscribe

Chicken Payback [WMP streaming video; Real Player stream here.] At first, this music video from The Bees [Flash site] seems like a quick, harmless Friday diversion. Not for me, though. For me, it’s rapidly becoming a truly painful earworm, and worse: is there such a thing as an “eyeworm?”
posted by Man O' Straw (12 comments total)
Can you say "Let's do Billy! Billy billy bo billy banana fanna fo filly..." etc.
posted by dbarefoot at 12:33 PM on March 25, 2005

The Bees have been one of my favorite newer bands. Free the Bees is their latest, their last cd Sunshine Hit me (as "A Band of Bees") is also really good.
posted by stifford at 12:42 PM on March 25, 2005

Whatever you do, don't do a Google image search for "eyeworm". That is all.
posted by bwilliams at 12:45 PM on March 25, 2005

Anyone have a link to better streams? Server seems overloaded.
posted by phatboy at 1:39 PM on March 25, 2005

woah, thats some mad DDR play. Although looking at the arrows, the game was either on easy or medium, if that guy played on expert mode, he wouldnt have time for all those silly hand gestures :-p
posted by EvilKenji at 2:03 PM on March 25, 2005

Eye worm? Not quite, but close.

(NSF some: blood, bot fly)
posted by MikeKD at 3:25 PM on March 25, 2005

pay the monkey back jack!
posted by nola at 3:33 PM on March 25, 2005

Good fun. Love the Japanese take on things. Gave it a 'strangeness' vibe. Cool.
posted by alteredcarbon at 4:15 PM on March 25, 2005

Only one problem with the whole thing...

You see the arrows light up.

You see the points being awarded.


Did anyone notice the score stuck at zero?
posted by Samizdata at 4:58 PM on March 25, 2005

I wasn't entirely thrilled with the video/music (I kept waiting for something to happen with the music, but it never did...just kind of shuffled along like an 80 year old man on a walker), but I will give them props for a nifty flash interface on their site :)
posted by gren at 9:36 PM on March 25, 2005

Along the same lines: Rap Rap Revolution. [via gga]
posted by dhartung at 10:51 PM on March 25, 2005

Dhartung, I loved that. Thanks.
posted by Wolfdog at 7:29 AM on March 26, 2005

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