Thursday, April 10, 2008

Simply because...

I promise yarny goodness is coming soon. Until then enjoy this bit of goodness. If simply for the shoes... (figured you couldn't miss the hair, impressive as it is)

Back in the days of the Soviet Union, the Soviet Red Army had an official choir composed of male soldiers and musicians. It still exists. The Red Army Choir performs throughout Russia to this day.

Now consider the Finnish rock band called The Leningrad Cowboys. A little while ago, they held a concert in Russia, in which - to the screaming applause of Russkie teen-agers - they got the Red Army Choir to join them on stage for a performance of "Sweet Home Alabama." In English. You couldn't make this up.