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Pharrell’s “Happy” Gets a Sad Remix

Pharrell William’s unbelievably catchy tune is giving everyone the feel-good vibes. If that’s just too Happy for you, you might enjoy these two sombre makeovers, one from The Gregory Brothers and the other an equally glum orchestral piece from French musician, Woodkid. Clap your hands after the jump.

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Everyday I’m Drinking

Vodka is the king of the alcohols in Russia with an estimated 1.417 billion litres sold in 2012. Alcohol abuse in Russia is reaching alarming levels, and it is estimated that one in every five male deaths is linked to alcohol. The consumption of beer in on such a rise that Russian government has taken steps to reclassify beer as alcohol, and not food.

Everyday I’m Drinking is a song by Russian band Little Big and tells of the nation’s obsession with alcohol and dire outlook on life. It’s bizarre, disturbing, and depressing given the statistics but it does have rather a catchy tune.

[via MyVideo]

Address is Approximate

If you enjoyed the Cinemascapes by Aaron Hobson, you may like the direction that Address is Approximate takes.

Shot on a Canon 5D Mk II, Address is Approximate is an endearing (and a tad depressing) short film that was produced, animated, and edited by Tom Jenkins of UK-based production company, The Theory. The stop-motion animation tells the story of a cute toy robot who uses Google Street View to trade the confines of the office for a driving adventure along the Pacific coast of the United States.

[via Gizmodo]