June 28, 2008

LIFE THAT SHOOTS IN JOY

Watch this video and just try not to smile.


Where the Hell is Matt? (2008) from Matthew Harding on Vimeo.

via laughingsquid.com:
In 2006 video game developer Matt Harding took a 6 month trip traveling to 39 countries and made a video of himself dancing at various locations along the way. In 2008 Matt went on a follow-up trip, dancing his way through 42 countries in 14 months, this time inviting people to dance with him. Both of Matt’s trips around the world were sponsored by Stride Gum.

The song is sung in Bengali. Here is the English version of the lyrics:

The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures.

It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.

It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean -- cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow.

I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment.

1 comment:

Stacy & John McTarnahan said...

Hehehe! I tried real hard not to smile, but I had to give in! What an experience that must have been for him.