“Take on Me” by A-Ha

 - Oct 9, 2008   Updated: Aug 4 2011
References: kottke.org
Imagine a music video with lyrics that depicted the actions that are actually taking place in the video, a musical play-by-play narration of sorts. Now imagine that this music video is one you instantly recognize--"Take on Me” by A-Ha.

This video is quickly making the rounds on the Internet - bouncing from blog to blog. The words being sung on the video actually describe what's happening in the video. Just watch. You'll see.

Implications - For many consumers, amusement and entertainment is very easily achieved through the use of irony. Businesses that are able to offer humorous or comical concepts will garner the attention and trust of a wide audience.