Cibo Matto - Sugar Water


Our gracious host Alex posted earlier with a Cibo Matto reference. Sure, Cibo Matto taught me how to know my chicken, but they are so much more important than that. Check out this amazing video of their tune "Sugar Water" and think for a moment how difficult it must have been to film. YouTube.

Bonus: This song is often associated with a popular late 90s/early naughts American television series. Without using Google, who can name the series and the relationship it has to this song.

Update: Reader "hiland" notes: "Michel Gondry directed this thangggg." Thank you, hiland.

Further update: I just remembered that there is a "making of" video that documented the task of filming it.

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PK,

you really are a fool.

Watch the LEFT side only -

then tell me what's confusing you?

The song works in the same way - it has a mid-point at which the first half is the same "tra la la" at the same points as the second half - which is how they timed the reverse point.

So you get the girl "walk backwards" for a couple of seconds at the end of the trick and it looks like the trick is amazing -

FOOLED YA!
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