Another music video made especially for Adam Buxton’s BUG is now online. Its the brilliant Counting Song – animator Cyriak Harris's interpretation of Adam's colourful aid to numeracy for the under-5s, that gets all wonderfully bitter and twisted...
It's another of the seven music videos made specially for Adam Buxton’s BUG, the spin-off TV show from our live show, currently running on Sky Atlantic. And if the style is a bit of a surprise to Cyriak’s legions of fans, it's because the iconoclastic animator collaborating with illustrator Sarah Brown on the Counting Song video, as he also did to awesome effect with Meow, the masterpiece of pussycat-zombie videos.
The Counting Song featured in episode 4 of BUG which premiered on Monday, July 31st – and has scored nearly 200,000 views in its three days on YouTube!
You can watch Adam's Counting Song directed by Cyrak here.
You can also watch Counting Song and Sushi Song and Summertime Blues (from previous episodes of the BUG TV show) at Sky.com/bug where can also find background on most of the music videos featured in the series so far, including articles on Radiohead's Lotus Flower directed by Garth Jennings, Oh Land's White Nights by Canada, and Bjork's Crystalline by Michel Gondry.
You can also find articles on the two videos featured in the fifth episode of Adam Buxton's BUG, which premiered last night (August 6th) - 16bit's Dinosaurs, directed by Kristofer Ström, and Francobollo's I Found A Bike Today - directed by Sam Bailey and starring Adeel Akhtar, of Four Lions fame.
And this week's episode of Adam Buxton's BUG, also includes a brand new video directed by Dougal Wilson, for Adam’s song Party Pom Pom. You can catch that on Sky Atlantic on TV and online all week (if you’re a Sky subscriber) – and it will be available online from next week (from August 13th).