Schoolkids vs. disco Illuminati


35 Responses to “Schoolkids vs. disco Illuminati”

  1. madopal says:

    And the intro is also Alan Parsons Project’s Sirius, from the same album as Mammagamma.

  2. millie fink says:

    Totally stupid faux-KKK robes, but the hat ribbons are adorable.

    • Gulliver says:

      Don’t Klansmen wear white bedsheets and wouldn’t black ones kind of invert the point?

    • Grumblefish says:

      Or possibly a band from Italy may also be aware of the costume of the Nazarenos in Holy Week in Spain, who predate the USA by several centuries, let alone a small subset of southern US racists (who were also, ironically, anti-Catholics)

    • taras says:

      They’re not KKK robes, by the way, they’re Spanish penitential robes.

  3. But when I wear my black hood outfit around schoolchildren…

  4. Kevin Pierce says:

    I believe the hood and robe combo is inspired by the cover art for Dark Side of the Moon:

    Personally I’d have preferred  flaming suits from Wish You Were Here

    • catgrin says:

      Looks like : ) 

      If you check out the four sparkly points (two eyes and then base and top of the pointy bits) the spacing does a pretty good job of making a triangle with a mark in the center.

  5. Antinous / Moderator says:

    Are those…dildos on their heads?

  6. Gulliver says:

    Wow, those old-skool Doctor Who villains were dope, yo!

    Nothing is scarier than English schoolchildren chanting in unison.

  7. Antinous / Moderator says:

    My first thought when seeing the children, then seeing the dildo-heads was, “Lucy, are you sure this is Narnia?”

  8. Bucket says:

    Weird, my rear channel speakers are playing some kind of strange garbled audio sig


    nal like it was picking up partial DTS encoding out of the old broadc


    ast audio track.

  9. gijoel says:

    Tism was a cover band?

  10. ocker3 says:

    It’s almost criminal that this was played during the credits rather than as a feature piece, with some development it could have been quite the trip

    • catgrin says:

      During the 80s I spent a lot of time with no DVR waiting for shows to come to a close so that the band I was waiting to see would finally appear. Now I get a bit nostalgic whenever the credits roll during someone’s in-studio performance.

  11. zio_donnie says:

    I have this on a 7″ vinyl. I never thought that it would be rediscovered ever again. A minor club hit back at the time and a hidden gem.

  12. kaboooooing says:

    Roy: [singing] We don’t need no education.
    Moss: Yes you do. You’ve just used a double negative.

  13. Duke Egbert says:

    Thanks for posting this; Alan Parsons, in all his various incarnations, is still my favorite artist of all time. Underrated genius.

  14. jgk1971 says:

    And here I thought the band was The Mentors in their fancy dress…

  15. Pimple Abortion says:

    Finally the Klan is taking acid!

  16. LinkMan says:

    Where is that crash cymbal sound coming from?  The drummer’s hands don’t seem to go anywhere near the crash.

  17. Reverend Faux says:

    Not the Residents!

  18. taras says:

    Bears strong resemblances to another subsequent performance by an odd dance group: the KLF featuring (then Grandmother-friendly) Gary Glitter:

  19. daemonsquire says:

    An intermediate step, before buying the tatty vinyl (maybe even before the Jarre/APP mash), is hearing the track that’s on that vinyl: Jeopardy mashed with Billy Jean.

  20. Curious as to why you would call this a mash-up rather than a cover song. They also aren’t “dueling renditions,” it’s just the kids doing the singing like they’re supposed to. Or is that not the instrumentation from Another Brick in the Wall?

  21. It’s a mashup because it blends more than one song.

    They are dueling renditions because the children, singing the lyrics of one song, are posed antagonistically to face the band, which is performing an instrumental blend anchored in another. 

    It is not merely the instrumentation from ABITW. Oh my god read the post.

  22. blueelm says:

    Patrick Bateman, that you?

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