Big fans of “the Mighty Boosh” here, we love this vid they (Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt) did for the group Mint Royale.
Also in the clip is Nick Frost (“Shaun of the dead”, “Hot Fuzz”). You might never guess the singer’s actually a ginger.
This wonderful, melancholy clip accompanying “valse triste” by Jean Sibelius is an excerpt from the animated film “Allegro non troppo” by Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto. Bozzetto’s 1976 homage to Disney’s “Fantasia” is one of our all time favorites here at JBoD.
This “valse triste” segment has my preference, although the one highlighting Ravel’s “Bolero” has some personal significance in that “Bolero” was the first program I took my wife to at the San Francisco Symphony, an unforgettable evening. Even the kittehs approved and gave us space afterwards… ‘Nuff said. Note: due YouTube limitations the first 3+ minutes are missing from this recording. The rest is great.