Have you seen the very meta, '80s-referencing music video for Dragonette and Martin Solveig's hyperactive retro-house collabo track "Hello"? If not, dial up the YouTube immediately. All the dudes look like Björn Borg and all the ladies look like Christie Brinkley.
The premise: Solveig (DJ Mag-ranked number 47) and fellow funky Frenchman Bob Sinclar (DJ Mag-ranked number 35) battle it out on a tennis court while a Day Glo-drenched crowd chokes itself with cheers and "Hello" pounds thrillingly in the background. This kind of revisionist fantasy matched to a totally awesome track almost makes you want to relive the Me Decade. Almost.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Just nominated for a pair of 2011 International Dance Music Awards, "Hello" is the second collaboration between the Canadian electro-pop trio and the Parisian beat-master. (The first time those two met was 2009's "Boys & Girls.") And while Solveig won't be part of Dragonette's performance at Dirty Hairy's two-year anniversary party this Wednesday, you should still oil up your racket and break out the tennis shorts. You'll look so kitschy-cool.