My Photo
Location: Viljandi, Estonia

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Musical Exposure

This is the second installation of the Marta files. Today, I selfishly replaced the DVD of Elmo's World: Happy Holidays with a DVD that ISSI wanted to watch - Stereolab.

For those of you who have not heard of Stereolab, it's a French-British outfit that's been around for over a decade and puts out loungy, electronic music. Needless to say, the videos were a bit weird, and from the look of Marta's face, not as entertaining as Elmo.

Marta's favorite singer must be Marie Soleil, a French-Canadian TV show host who put out a bunch of specials in the early 90s. I have no idea how Marie Soleil wound up in our video collection, but from the opening notes of "J'em appele e Marie Soleil, bon jour," Marta is sucked in.

But Marta cannot dance alone. She needs a dancing partner. So she comes and grabs my arm with both of her very strong paws. "Issi, come on. Issi, come on. Tantsima!"
And so I come and we do the "Bear Claw Shuffle" and hug a bear and we dance. It'


Blogger Martasmimi said...

She might just need a bigger train..

She is going to need a very big city for her very big life.

7:03 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home