picky_dragon (picky_dragon) wrote in little_details,

Looking for the name of a song

Thanks everyone for all the useful info on my last post; I appreciate it.

This post has nothing to do with writing, but I'm not sure where else to ask it. I've looked all over the place...

When I was in college, around the year 2000-2001, there was a music video I really enjoyed that showed frequently on the TV in the snack bar. The TV volume was always turned way down, so I never actually heard the words to the song that went with the video. I want to find the song again, though.

The video was of this little claymation-ish E.T.-looking critter with a furnace in his stomach. He would look outside his window, see children playing on a playground, and then open his stomach, which was glowing gold inside.

He worked at a factory that made Happy glasses. It was a grey and dreary place and his boss was a jerk. He went home one day, and used the gold glow in his stomach to turn the Happy glasses (which showed the world in black and white) into Bliss glasses (which showed the world in brilliant color). With this new invention, he showed the world Bliss and becan marketing his new Bliss glasses--in the process becoming successful, and then rich, and eventually he took his boss's place as the jerk slave-driver making his workers produce his product.

Finally at the end of the video, his business has failed the same way the Happy business did, and he's back in his crappy apartment. He opens his tummy-furnace again to look into it for the "glow of inspiration," but the glow is gone now--he has nothing left. He looks out his window, and the playground is still there...

My memory may not be entirely accurate about all of it, but that's what I remember of the video. If anyone can tell me what song goes with this video and who the artist is, I'd be extremely appreciative. I apologize if this isn't the right place to ask this sort of thing. If the mods want I will delete it.

EDIT: Wow, that was fast. But I'm sure there was a version of the video that had a song with lyrics...?

EDIT 2: The video is the short film "MORE" by Mark Osborne. I still don't know the name of the song that was occasionally paired with it, though. Someone has suggested it was a Radiohead song.
Tags: ~music

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