Masters of the pop music video OK Go took to the streets of LA with 100 friends to have a parade, and while they were at it they spelled “OK Go” out in what EW rightly described as a “GPS-assisted human Etch-a-Sketch.”
It smells a bit like a plug for Range Rover’s GPS tracking app, but the parade is real, as is the resulting music video for the song, “Back From Kathmandu” on which OK Go sounds remarkably like the Flaming Lips if they had their mouths full of bubble gum. It’s not as awesome as the cartoon video they made with 2,430 pieces of toast. Nor as brilliant as the Rube Goldberg version of “This Too Shall Pass” which I am remiss for leaving off of the Greatest Videos of 2010 (an earlier misreading lead me to believe it was from late ’09).
“Back From Kathmandu” is off the album “Of the Blue Colour of the Sky” released in January 2010. Check out the GPS assisted human spelling parade, with plenty of wagons, kazoo’s and bullhorns.