Pharrell Made a 24-Hour Long Music Video for a 4 Minute Song

Will you be "Happy" after listening to the same song 360 times in a row?

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24 Hours of Happy

Don’t have anything to do for the next 24-hours? Why not watch a 24 hour music video? (And you thought Kanye’s new video was too lengthy.)

Pharrell has filmed crazy amounts of footage of beautiful young to adorable old people dancing to create a day-long music video experience for his new single “Happy.” There are even cameos by Magic Johnson, Steve Carrell and Jamie Foxx.

The downside? Infectious as the song may be, it is only four minutes long. Which means that if you actual partake in the whole experience, you’ll listen to the same lyrics on loop 360 times in a row.

Ya game? Here’s the site.

5 comments
crispusattucks
crispusattucks

Writer seemed to miss the point suggesting the obvious, that the video is too long to watch all 24 hours.  

GabbyHartnett
GabbyHartnett

The two guys in Tuxedos at 2:20 PM are awesome!

chesterhall
chesterhall

This song/project reminds me of the YouTube videos about Free Hugs.  An undertaking that should mean a lot to the world, but because its a feel good music/project, most will not blink an eye.  The song is beyond infectious!  I've had it on heavy rotation since Despicable Me 2.  It has simple lyrics, and upbeat tempo, and just makes you want to get up and move.  Great shower and driving music might I add!  Pharrell was asked a few months ago in Red Bulletin magazine why his songs have a child-like quality about them, and his response was that the world was stressed and needed something to smile about again.  Words of a wise man. 

karyva
karyva

I agree with lima.koroma. Besides, you really enjoy watching this people being, as the song says, happy. I'm watching it now and even if I going to do it in segments (some parts today, some tomorrow morning, some in the afternoon) I think it's a interesting idea and a great song to try to do this.

lima.koroma
lima.koroma

What's with all the sly jokes about the length? It's a pretty dope concept that no one else has ever done. It's a feel good track and an extremely well though-out project. The experience is ahead of its time.