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Serenaded by Beach House--The Luckiest Goldfish Ever

By Michael Byrne | Posted 2/13/2008

Taken too seriously, the slo-mo dream-pop of Beach House could be a bit much to bear, and here's about the perfect way to diffuse it. Baltimore underground film mainstay Skizz Cyzyk's "You Came to Me" video starts out in some super-claustrophobic David Lynch in-between universe with Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally being all slow-motion and sexylike with a lot of fades, and with some glitter and shiny things moving around like everything's underwater. It's surreal, yeah, and it's also so stylized in this self-aware way it's no surprise Cyzyk pulls a gag and the duo instead winds up--through a lot more fades and overlapping ideas--onstage in an old church singing and playing toy instruments to a goldfish, who seems hardly impressed.

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