Symphony in Beer Minor
March 7, 2008 1:46 AM   Subscribe

If you who hear a symphony each time you open a beer, here's a little Friday fun.

(Check out the 'Behind the Scenes' video too.)

NB: Flash and music.

posted by essexjan (11 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Damn, all that proofreading and editing and still there's an error. Gah!
posted by essexjan at 1:47 AM on March 7, 2008

Wow... a rare post from Jan.
posted by chuckdarwin at 1:53 AM on March 7, 2008

What's the tune? Vaguely resembles the 'Big Country' theme, but I'm not sure.
posted by Acey at 3:26 AM on March 7, 2008

That was very fun. Especially the "Behind the Scenes" part. Thanks.
posted by notmtwain at 3:52 AM on March 7, 2008

The tune is the VB Stubby theme :-) And yes, I thought of 'The Big Country' too.
posted by essexjan at 4:09 AM on March 7, 2008

Cool. I enjoyed the behind the scenes part as well.

Suck it advertisement haters
posted by sveskemus at 4:49 AM on March 7, 2008

That was fun. You can compare it with the original theme on this page.
posted by horsewithnoname at 5:09 AM on March 7, 2008

Special safety ladders. Pfff.

Pretty cool, though.
posted by DU at 5:20 AM on March 7, 2008

This is one of my favourite Australian beer ads.
posted by tellurian at 5:30 AM on March 7, 2008

Pretty cool. The conductor looks like the president from Independence Day. Sweet!
posted by ciaciagi at 10:08 AM on March 7, 2008

That's great! Thanks ej. I haven't seen a VB ad in many, many years, but as soon as it got to the right point in the music the deep, manly voice started in my head:

You can get it ridin. You can get it slidin. You can feel it comin on around four. A hard-earned thirst needs a big cold beer. And the best cold beer is Vic. Vic Bitter.

VB is fuckin ambrosia after you've been mowing the lawn, it's 32C and 98% humidity because the storms are rolling in and and it's been in the freezer while you've been outside. The rest of the time it's cat's piss.
posted by goo at 12:52 PM on March 7, 2008

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