Our intensive analysis after the jump.
"Safari Disco Club," the title track from Yelle's second album (due March 29) comes first, and Budet—dressed as a lion—evades her captors by dodging her way through a landscape strewn with upside-down corpses, planted like flowers with their heads in concrete. (They're not really corpses, though; you can see 'em wiggle!) I guess it means animal slaughter is like war. Or human scalps make good fertilizer. Or something! Then Budet slips through the earth's crust and is reborn as a feathered tiger type thing, annnnndddddd..... DISCO! A dance party erupts.
The second half, for the song "Que veux-tu," is more conventional, with Budet and compadres miming out the song during an intimate disco party. She threatens to gnaw on a pretzel, and a guy performs a keyboard solo on his arm, and a bear-type fellow wears a shirt that says "Tchiki Tah Man." (Note: If you give me a shirt that says "Tchiki Tah Man," I will wear it every day and be your friend forever.) The moral of the story? DISCO!*
*At least as far as I can tell.
Yelle performs at the Wonder Ballroom on May 15. DISCO!
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