Nick Cave, Danny Elfman, Mark Mothersbaugh and other musicians sing Daisy Daisy

Animator Mark Ryden has asked various music types to sing Daisy Daisy for an album – The Gay Nineties, after the 1890s music hall style – which will dedicate the proceeds to charity. Have a look at a few of the videos below:

Nick Cave:

Mark Mothersbaugh:

Katy Perry:

Scarling:

Tyler the Creator

Danny Elfman:

Truus de Groot:

Kirk Hammett

Ken the Magic Corner God

 

Jolly website of art by Devo singer

As you may know (or soon will) I like to share discoveries of artisticness in their various forms so I was pleased when my friend Steve – who’s busy getting his own art site finished – showed me this website by Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo.

Some bits remind me a little of Robert Crumb and others of David Firth, but its all definately unique. Have a look!

For anyone interested Devo did a film by Neil Young with Dennis Hopper called Human Highway.

Here are three videos of them doing songs of theirs from the seventies. They were silly and didn’t take themselves seriously, which is a good habit to get into. The first clip includes a rather annoying lady from the show ‘Fridays,’ which sometimes featured Andy Kaufman: