If you are privy to the twisted minds of cult comedy heroes Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job
Eric Wareheim’s video for Beach House’s “Wishes,” off of the band’s latest LP Bloom stars Ray Wise, who you may recognize as Leland Palmer from Twin Peaks (or from his roles in Mad Men and ). Wise leads the way, singing Legrand’s dreamy and sultry vocals as the half-time entertainment at a bizarro sporting event in a high school stadium. Wise’s deadpan focus as singer with the intensely mesmerizing music and rampant randomness featured in the video all kinda just works out somehow.
Who knew something so unquestionably weird and bizarre could also be kind of moving? The human imagination is a powerful and strange tool. See below.