Friday, November 21, 2008

paul simon: you can call me al

Very '80s in many ways: The song has a slick, processed feel; the video is built around a jokey high-concept idea; and, good lord, those clothes. But the song is still great, and let's be honest -- if this video came out now, there would be 10,000 YouTube parodies/homages buzzing around the Web. It's like the precursor to OK Go's "Here It Goes Again" and Beyonce's "Single Ladies" except it stars schlubby guys.