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Blur Are Video Game Stars In 'Ong Ong' Video (Recap)


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On Thursday Blur Are Video Game Stars In 'Ong Ong' Video was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) Music videos can be a high-budget chore to get right, but rather than stress about it, Blur have had fun with them. First they recruited a Chinese dance collective for their "Lonesome Street" visual, and now they're sitting out yet another video, this time for "Ong Ong" from their recently released album The Magic Whip.

Instead of appearing in the flesh, the band are represented by avatars in their new video, which doubles as a video game. Inspired by Super Mario Bros., the psychy vintage-feeling game stars Mr. OK, who you might recognize as the smily ball from Blur's "Go Out" video.

Meanwhile, Damon Albarn is represented as the ice cream cone Mr. Cream. Graham Coxon is a fly named Mr. Brown. Alex James is a blob called Mr. Red. The only bad part about the video game? It doesn't exist IRL. Watch it - here.

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