Hot Heroes and Magical Museums

August 22nd, 2008   •   5 comments   

Check out this National Day video done in celebration of the achievements of the everyday Singaporean. Done by Spin Network and commissioned by the National Heritage Board, it has a nice and cheerful ditty which makes you wanna tap your feet and sway along to the rhythm.

Oh and while you are at it, do also have a look at this one, which is produced by the same company. It is actually a corporate video for the National Heritage Board, done in a rather unconventional manner as far as corporate videos go.

Hope you enjoy them!

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  1. imp
    posted on Aug 23, 2008 at 8:20 AM

    on the 1st video:

    HA! at least 1 agency got the tempo and songs right, alot better than some of the modern day, ahem, national day songs. 🙂

    on the 2nd video:

    imho, still very corporate! but very refreshing to cast the little girl as the themeweaver through the museums. and i really like that you picked a girl who’s obviously Asian, but of very mixed Asian ethnic parentage. that’s a lovely touch.

  2. posted on Aug 24, 2008 at 1:05 PM

    Nice video. The lyrics of the 1st video is quite inspiring, even though the music did not quite appeal to me. It somehow is missing in something….but I can’t what.

    I quite like the 2nd video and I have seen it quite a while ago. It’s nice to have a corporate video.

  3. posted on Aug 24, 2008 at 1:06 PM

    …I meant to say “I can’t tell what (is missing)”

  4. posted on Aug 24, 2008 at 1:10 PM

    The guitar introduction of the first video started pretty nice. I guess I just don’t like the chorus. It did not seem to fit with the rest of the music. The rest of the music is nice in a plain, simple way.

  5. imp
    posted on Aug 26, 2008 at 8:00 AM

    oceanskies: hehehe. thought i should point out why it doesn’t seem to gel. it’s because the “we can be heroes” refrain is a direct copy frm david bowie. so is that scene which mirrors beatles’ sgt peppers album cover. 🙂 quite clever though.

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