Monday, March 11, 2013

Sigur Rós - Blossom/Happipola Video - Teams With Japanese Animators to Raise Funds for Japanese Earthquake Charity

Zapuni LLC, a new enterprise formed to support survivors of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Northern Japan,has announced the release of two new anime music videos to raise money and awareness for children who survived the disaster, which claimed nearly 20,000 lives. The two original music videos are “Psychedelic Afternoon,” a previously unreleased version, written by Ryūichi Sakamoto and David Byrne, performed by David Byrne and Imani and animation by UrumaDelvi, and “Blossom,” featuring the song “Happipola” written and performed by Sigur Rós and animation by Yutaka Yamamoto. Viewers are encouraged to donate to School Music Revival, a charity dedicated to bringing music to the lives of children affected by the earthquake and tsunami, by downloading the video and/or the Psychedelic Afternoon music track from iTunes, by buying limited edition iPhone cases with artwork from Uruma Delvi and Yutaka Yamamoto,and by donating directly to School Music Revival. More info HERE!

If you wanna see the David Byrne video, click here.

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