Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Up, Up and Away



At some point in the last few days, sitting at the dinner table, I was looking out the window. I was focusing somewhere above the Sears tower, though nowhere in particular, glassing over. My girlfriend, Emily, wondered where I was, and I explained that I had gotten my head lost in the song "Up, Up and Away," and explained that I couldn't help but make that song segue into "Pacific Coast Highway" by Burt Bacharach. I sang some of it ("Up, Up and Away") for her, and she assumed I was making it up (not an unsafe assumption on her part, I have a bit of a habit of making up ridiculous songs to torture her). So I retreated to the internet for verification, and came across this treasure.

Ladies and gentlemen: The Fifth Dimension.

Embrace the ruffled necks.

4 comments:

Tim said...

Arrrrgh, no I don't want to ride up, up and away in a beautiful balloon! Get out of my head!!!

Wait - is that woman wearing a see-thru plastic dress? Looks like she got tangled up in a shower curtain.

Paul Hornschemeier said...

You can have the shower curtain clad crooners, I've only got eyes for the portly fellow sporting the fluffy frosting shirt.

emilyeirich said...

Incidentally, it's my new favorite balloon-related song!

Tim said...

I woke up this morning with this song STILL PLAYING IN MY HEAD.

ARRRRGH!