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The Pinker Tones Build and Destroy "Tokyo" in a Music Video

Weary travelers of the world, the Pinker Tones know how you feel.

Mister Furia finds love on a train in The Pinker Tones' new video for "Tokyo"

The road to madness comes easy when you’re cooped up in a hotel room in a city you’d rather not be in. For Mister Furia, the solution to being trapped in LA is building a micro version of a far more desirable destination, where you can find love at the end of a conversation about a subway map; Tokyo.

In the video for “Tokyo,” Furia embarks on a schizophrenic origami project, forging entire Tokyo neighborhoods from the items in his hotel room. His little photo cutout avatar traverses the linoleum streets with exactly four awe-struck expressions before finding a beautiful stranger and shifting the entire focus of his doll world.

Before you know it Furia’s little experiment, a product of loneliness and an immense aptitude for arts and crafts, turns on him. Cardboard Furia finds love and never looks back. A classic Frankenstein-esque tale told through the magic of stop motion. You might remember seeing them use this technique before.

We told you a little something about their recent live show this past summer. The Pinker Tones are currently playing all over Spain. Catch them where you can!

December 2nd @ Chara Coronita Jukebox, Madrid

December 4th @ Circulo de Arte, Toledo

December 17th @ Sala Apolo, Barcelona

Check Out The Pinker Tones’ New Video for “Tokyo”


Written by M

December 2, 2010 at 1:41 pm

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