Friday, March 5, 2010

Just for Fun: Take on Me, the Literal Version

Ever notice how music videos show things that have nothing to do with the song?

Youtuber Dustin McNeato takes the video and the tune and adds his own words, which describe the scenes in the video.

Here's the original "Take on Me" followed by Dustin's version.

Note: this video is still groundbreaking, if you ask me. The mix of live-action and animation still awes me, not to mention the vocal range of lead singer Morten Harket.


a-ha, Take on Me

Dustin McNeato, Take on Me (literal)

HT: Gregory on facebook


  1. That video sticks out in my mind like no other. It told a story but left the details to the imagination. I agree it was groundbreaking, and I think it remains a classic. Dustin's lyrics are humorous and imaginative - but ultimately they take something away from the romance of the unknown. Thanks for bringing this one back.

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