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Youtube removes band's video over fish murder
The Music ^ | June 20, 2014

Posted on 06/19/2014 11:00:32 PM PDT by Citizen Zed

A local indie band are claiming that YouTube has banned their latest video over its depiction of a dead fish.

New South Wales Central Coast outfit Little Earthquake recently unveiled the clip for single Brightside, which tells the story of singer Matt Hyland and his best mate, a fish, which dies at the beginning of the vid. Hyland then hallucinates taking the fish (in human form and played by brother/bandmate Justin Hyland) out for a night on the town.

The clip shows Matt tipping alcohol on the fish and burying it at the end, but the band have defended their treatment of the deceased animal in the wake of the video’s removal. Little Earthquake discovered the removal of the clip earlier today, with the reasoning that it breached YouTube’s terms of service.

“At no time did we harm a fish. For the filming we used an already deceased fish we acquired from a local aquarium,” Matt said.

“In fact the clip is a celebration of the love between man and fish and a touching tribute to their relationship. We didn’t make an ACTUAL fish skol vodka and we treated the corpse with respect at all times.”

Justin said the duo didn’t set out to offend anyone with the clip.

(Excerpt) Read more at themusic.com.au ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: napl
Something is fishy about that story.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 11:00:32 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
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To: Citizen Zed

They should have just stuck to playing the piano.


2 posted on 06/19/2014 11:16:49 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Citizen Zed

But ISIS beheadings and mass executions are A OK


3 posted on 06/19/2014 11:23:38 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: varyouga
This fish is dead AND sings... And is on Youtube... Billy Bass
4 posted on 06/19/2014 11:29:12 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: varyouga

Fish heads, fish heads, roly poly fish heads. Eat ‘em up, yum.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 11:30:23 PM PDT by V K Lee
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To: Citizen Zed
For the filming we used an already deceased fish we acquired from a local aquarium...

Seriously?

6 posted on 06/19/2014 11:32:25 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Citizen Zed

Was it premeditated?


7 posted on 06/19/2014 11:44:55 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Poisson ping.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 11:57:02 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Didn't Barnes and Barnes already investigate this topic?


9 posted on 06/20/2014 12:12:57 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: BigEdLB; Gamecock; Larry Lucido; KC_Lion

Maybe it was Saul Bass.

He’s a writer.


10 posted on 06/20/2014 12:26:58 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Citizen Zed

Seems to me their music was to scale from beginning to fin...


11 posted on 06/20/2014 12:43:50 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Citizen Zed

“It’s a deceased parrot”


12 posted on 06/20/2014 12:45:13 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: V K Lee

OMG. Dr. Demento. Is that still on the radio? He has to be dead by now. I listened to him every Sat. Night.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 2:20:35 AM PDT by lucky american (Progressives are attacking our rights and y'all will sit there and take it.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; All

Maybe the band in question was Phish?

You know what they say about music, you can tune a piano, but you can’t tuna fish.

Ya all fell for my jokes hook line and sinker!


14 posted on 06/20/2014 2:52:57 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: Citizen Zed

I can’t believe they haven’t pulled this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu5hzc2Mei4


15 posted on 06/20/2014 2:57:14 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: lucky american

According to Wikipedia, Dr. Demento, is still very much alive. He was born in 41.

The only thing dead about him are his fish heads and his puppies.


16 posted on 06/20/2014 2:58:30 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: 21twelve
"They should have just stuck to playing the piano."

Being Musicians they should've known: You Can Tune a Piano But you Can't Tuna Fish...


17 posted on 06/20/2014 3:03:58 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Citizen Zed

18 posted on 06/20/2014 5:53:15 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Citizen Zed
What about the video for Epic by Faith No More, in which a fish is flopping around at the end? That's still up on YouTube.
19 posted on 06/20/2014 6:00:17 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Constitution Day

But they supposedly threw that one back before it died.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 6:06:19 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

I never knew that.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 6:09:25 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Citizen Zed

It was the Bass Player’s fault.

It ALWAYS is the Bass Player’s Fault.

If it is found to be someone else’s fault, the Bass Player prolly made him do it.

I wish I didn’t have to fret about these things, being a Bass Player.

Next time they should use a digital tuna.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 6:25:05 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: left that other site
Or blame the Bass-Omatic.
23 posted on 06/20/2014 6:41:02 AM PDT by Citizen Zed ("Freedom costs a buck o five" - Gary Johnston, TAWP)
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To: Citizen Zed

That’s Some Great Bass!


24 posted on 06/20/2014 6:48:44 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: Citizen Zed

Goodbye hunting videos.


25 posted on 06/20/2014 7:19:32 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Slings and Arrows
Will there be another rampage in response to a youtube video?


26 posted on 06/20/2014 10:59:00 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: lucky american
OMG. Dr. Demento. Is that still on the radio? He has to be dead by now. I listened to him every Sat. Night.

Don't know whether he's still on the radio, but I do know that he's selling his shows for $2 a pop over on DrDemento.com.

Much as I love the good doctor, I don't know that I'd pay $2 per show. Well, I guess that I do know, since I've known about this for years, but never ponied up any dough...

27 posted on 06/20/2014 11:51:15 AM PDT by Vroomfondel
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To: Fresh Wind

Ya shouda looked left, and ya shoulda looked right! :)


28 posted on 06/20/2014 2:34:22 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: lucky american

Thank you. The tune remembered but artist, not so much. Thought it had been seen on a satellite video feed from ‘The burning man’ 30 years ago when we had satellite. Sat. night live? Watched as well but had no clue

Eureka~ found here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHKjNd7qZQU

Now back to satellite feeds. Anyone remember the skit (burning man, I believe) where by an older person would repeat ‘over and over and over again’ ‘Over and over again’


29 posted on 06/20/2014 3:45:20 PM PDT by V K Lee
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To: Citizen Zed

this story sounds nuts

like a publicity stunt


30 posted on 06/20/2014 3:46:13 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: varyouga
But ISIS beheadings and mass executions are A OK

Not to mention late late late term abortions.

31 posted on 06/20/2014 4:49:23 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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