Tuesday, December 23, 2008
VIRAL VIDEO OF THE DAY (PART THE FIRST) - CUTE ANIMAL XMAS SONG
The chorus of birds, deer, owls, rabbits, hedgehogs and others creatures belt out a version of the 1980s festive song Stop the Cavalry by Jona Lewie. With superimposed red lips the animals chirp their way through the Christmas classic with the help of an orchestra of squirrels and insects kitted out with saxophones, trumpets and trombones. Instead of the line "wish I was at home for Christmas" the animals chirp "wish I had a home for Christmas" as they implore us to do more for wildlife and the environment. The video is part of a campaign by the BBC Breathing Places website, which encourages viewers to enjoy the outdoors, called "Do One Thing". Some of the Christmas tips include providing water for birds, planting a tree, getting an allotment, making a woodpile or feeding a mammal. Stop The Cavalry peaked at number three in the UK Singles Chart in December 1980.