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Topic: FM Belfast

Music Video Monday: Get up offa that thing

Featuring a rapper/attorney leading jumping jacks

These videos were designed to make you move. One  refuses to go to sleep, one has swordfights in it and a third is chock-full of people doing jumping jacks. Read on for more sweating.

Arkansas rapper/attorney MC Spookytooth dropped this video for “Healthification,” which is the theme song for Mercy Hospitals’ part in National Employee Health and Fitness Day. There has never been anything like this video ever before. That's not necessarily a recommendation:

The video for FM Belfast’s gleeful electro-pop cut “I Don´t Want to Go to Sleep Either” is just as enthusiastic and repeatable as the song itself. I’ve watched/heard this at least a dozen times:

Portland dance-pop band Starfucker’s “Julius” clip is an excellent rumination on childhood imagination:

by Stephen Carradini 05.16.2011 3 years ago
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FM Belfast — Don’t Want to Sleep

Dance-pop album contains my favorite song of the year


Stephen Carradini
I listened to FM Belfast’s brilliant dance-pop tune “I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep Either” 15-plus times on the first day I heard it, including about eight listens in a row. The frequency was only a little bit lower for the next few days.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011