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Ben Folds Five Welcome The Fraggles To Their New Music Video!

it's time to play the music

If you’ve been missing Fraggle Rock, you’re in luck. Not only does Archaia Entertainment publish a Fraggle Rock comic, Ben Folds Five is giving them another spotlight (with a few Hollywood so-and-sos along for the ride). Check out their new music video for the song “Do It Anyway” after the jump!

In a meeting with Lisa Henson, Chris Hardwick was offered the opportunity to do something Fraggle related (their 30th anniversary is coming up). Like any of us would have, he jumped at the chance and suggested Ben Folds Five for a delightful pairing. Ben Folds was all about it too and now we have this awesome video to show for it.

 

“I can never fully express the amount of nerdy joy that I felt on set seeing Red Fraggle jump around on Ben’s piano,” said Hardwick. “And the fact that I was able to weasel my way into the video was a dream come true.”

(via Tough Pigs)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."