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December 4, 2007 10:09 PM   Subscribe

MeFi™ Lego Set #67169 : The Animated Music Video

Other MeFi Lego Sets available.

Ween - "The Mollusk"
Ween - "Where'd the Cheese Go?"
J. Travolta and O. Newton-John - "Summer Lovin'"
Kasabian - "Club Foot"
System of a Down - "B.Y.O.B."
Les Miserables - Selected Scenes
Wierd Al Yankovic - "The Saga Begins"
The Black Ghosts - "Some Way Through This"
Irene Cara - "Fame"
Daft Punk = "Harder, Faster, Better, Stronger"
Radiohead - "Street Spirit (Fade Out)"
Steve Miller Band - "Take the Money and Run"
Jamie Kennedy and Stu Stone - "Circle Circle Dot Dot"
White Stripes - "Fell in Love with a Girl"
Beatles - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da"
Beatles - "Yellow Submarine" (2)
Milk - "Pain"
Grieg - Morning (Peer Gynt Suite) molded with old-fashioned "realmedia"

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posted by not_on_display (9 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
Yay, Ween! I saw them perform "The Mollusk" Friday night. I had no idea that video was part of a series. I love the horn section.
posted by Bookhouse at 10:14 PM on December 4, 2007

F'ing rad. I love how they do the waves in The Mollusk video.
posted by loquacious at 10:43 PM on December 4, 2007

I have loved that video for The Mollusk for a long, long time. It really suits it.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 10:52 PM on December 4, 2007

I have loved that video for The Mollusk for a long, long time. It really suits it.

You're so right, Ambrosia Voyeur.

Great post, not_on_display. Thanks.
posted by Poolio at 11:08 PM on December 4, 2007

I love these. As someone who grew up with Legos, there's definitely a nostalgia factor. One of the elements that I love is that the animation is really choppy. Not only that, but that the camera movement is somewhat choppy and disjointed as well. It seems to suit a Lego animation appropriately.
posted by jefbla at 11:12 PM on December 4, 2007

/me just realized that trip to the headshop for whipits was a DREAM. oh that sucks.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 11:17 PM on December 4, 2007 [1 favorite]

It's pretty nerdy.

Love the Grieg- a lot of emotion from 10 lego parts. Also the 'cast of characters'/parts list at the end.
posted by MtDewd at 6:46 AM on December 5, 2007

My first exposure to Brick Film, and plastic construction toys as a sub-genre in music video, as well as my first exposure to The White Stripes was Fell In Love With A Girl, which is--IMO--a stunner that holds up over repeated viewings. Thanks for sharing these little gems.
posted by spacely_sprocket at 7:41 AM on December 5, 2007

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