Monday, January 05, 2009

Video Weltschmerz

A friend emails about the video below:
I don't know what I was expecting but there was something mournful about it. 2008 didn't feel sad to me until the 2nd week of November and then it felt oppressively sad. Maybe it was just the way the songs spun together.
She is right, there is something strangely mournful about this mash-up of 2008's top 25 singles:

1 comment:

Skillet Doux said...

No great mystery, I think. All of the bits and pieces are thrown in there, but the whole thing's anchored by Viva La Vida, which isn't exactly peppy.