Because the Origami - 8in8





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Uploaded on May 1, 2011

A ninja music video made for 8in8's song Because the Origami from their only album, Nighty Night. This video was made in about seven hours.
The glasses I wear are my attempt to look like Ben Folds. And the faux piano playing is my attempt to match his amazing talent. Note to self, learn piano. There are a bunch of things I wish I could change about this video, but I want to keep this in the spirit of 8in8 so all errors that make me cringe will stay!
ALSO: This video was mentioned in Amanda's Blog and is listed on the 8in8 site. I nearly died when I saw....

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Music by 8in8 - Ben Folds, Neil Gaiman, Damian Kulash, and Amanda Palmer

Vocals: Ben Folds & Amanda Palmer
Piano: Ben Folds

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Amanda Palmer's blog announcing 8in8 music videos:

8in8 Site:

This project is Creative Commons BY-NC. For more info, please visit: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
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Because the Origami didn't work
We gave you dancing lessons
Because the dancing lessons made you bored
We bought you a guitar

Because you said it made your fingers sore
We found you a pony
Because the pony broke your leg and ran away
We got you drums

But the drums annoyed our neighbours so
We gave you cooking lessons
And the cooking lessons made you fat
We bought you running shoes

If you hear this
We love you Tommy
We know it never was
about Origami

Because you took the shoes and ran away
We gave them your description
Now we haven't heard a thing in weeks

Because we don't know where you are
We're putting out this song
Because we think that you might hear
And know where you belong
So what did we do wrong?

If you hear this
we love you Tommy
Please come home we've
left your room

And if you ever hear this song
Know we send our love
Take your origami skills
And make a paper dove
Send a message home
We promise not to teach you
We don't care what you've done
We hope that this will reach you..

If you hear this,
We love you Tommy
We won't ask you
We won't be angry


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