Monday, July 31, 2006

OK Go's New Video Is Going To Freak You Out.
We promise. But in return, we need you to freak OK Go out. The video, for "Here It Goes Again," is in the running for VH1's Top 20 Countdown. We need you to go and vote for it. All you have to do is drag "Here It Goes Again" into the first spot. If you're feeling generous, drag Regina Spektor into the second one, because I like her new album. Then click submit. You can't watch the videos unless you have a PC. But you can vote for them no matter what.

This is what you're playing for:

Exactly. Now Go Vote.


Anonymous kate said...

haha, i've been doing just that. for the past few days this has been my vote:
1.ok go
2.regina spektor
3.gnarls barkley


11:23 PM  
Anonymous Stacey said...

I can't express my awe and admiration. I'm also kind of wishing that was MY idea. It's so freaking great.

1:11 AM  
Anonymous Mochaccino said...

Two words:
One take.
ONE TAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! Thats freakin amazing. Makes me really wish I owned a treadmill. And believe me that hasn't happened before. Will tell all my friends to vote for you. Wow look you already have 2 votes! Jk keep rocking and come 2 Charlotte NC we could seriously use something cooler than the Nascar Hall of Fame.

1:52 PM  
Blogger young.urban said...


you guys are so wicked. i can't stand it.

2:11 PM  
Anonymous bailey said...

OkGo & Regina Spektor in the same sentance. This must be a dreaming.

Oh--& the video is awesome, too. [Duh.]

2:20 PM  
Blogger --K. said...

I had such a miserable day today. Watched this video, and now I'm smiling again. Thanks guys!

5:58 PM  
Anonymous nicole said...




so orignal and all in one take! CRAZZYYY.

now, how are you gonna get 6 treadmills onto the stage?

that takes a lot of skill.

6:23 PM  
Anonymous nicole. said...

i voted for you many-a-time.

6:33 PM  
Anonymous nicole. said...

whoops. i mean 8 treadmills.

6:45 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

"Videos are accessible in the U.S. only"? Oh, VH1, you are so coy.

Anyway: treadmills blow my miiiind. In a good way.

9:37 PM  
Anonymous Beatrice said...

What will you think of next? What goes on in those amazing heads of yours? Oh! and many times did you guys fall?

2:33 AM  
Blogger canasian said...

Absolutely siiiiick. Hey, when is your next stateside tour? And if it's not too much trouble, there is a large following in Utah (SLC) who'd love to see you.

2:54 AM  
Anonymous Sophie said...

I just discovered your group today on your tube. I am from France and I hope you will soon come to see us ! I love your music, your ideas on your videos.
Good luck for your group !
I voted on VH1 !

7:03 AM  
Blogger Kit said...

I VOTED!!! Your video makes me smile, how long does it take to choreograph???

I am so putting your video and a music review on my blog:

Please Please Please check it out. If you leave a comment I will drop dead of gratitude and annoy my friends to come to your blog.

Love you all,


10:05 AM  
Anonymous PhotoPierre said...

so nice paformance and supprisable formation!!
who did think?
very very good.

11:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

VERY IMPRESSIVE!! You guys have some serious skills!! It looked like you guys had fun doing it, but you could also tell there was a TON of focus on all of your faces. Funny, but you guys are SERIOUSLY talented too!! I think I found two mistakes too...(I've watched this about 10 times)which makes it all the better because I could tell it was only ONE take!! I've voted for you on VH1 and sent your video to friends. This thing is going to BLOW UP!!! Get ready for stardom, boys!!Congrats!!

12:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMGOODNESS. I love you guys! You're freaking awesome. Your video is genious. You have such talent. And skills. And Damian's pants are pretty sweet too. Haha.

2:54 PM  
Blogger Verna said...

Another awesome choregraphical wonder!


5:28 PM  
Blogger Kytha said...

That was seriously impressive, yanno. :D I hadn't ever heard of you guys before I saw that on YouTube, and now... I'm glad I have.

The song rocks, by the way. It's just the kind of thing that makes you want to actually move-- that is, if having it stuck in your head for the next twenty-four hours doesn't make you go insane first. But seriously, I could probably listen to it for quite a while. It'd be on my playlist for ages, that's for sure.

So, thumbs up at the video /and/ the song-- they're both totally ace, and I'll actually start looking around for your albums in the store. I hope I find one, anyway, since this /is/ the Philippines-- I don't know that they've got your albums here, but hope springs eternal!

10:00 PM  
Anonymous Lara said...

Found you guys on You Tube. Best video I've seen in a LONG time...I sent it to everyone I know and I'm going back to watch it again right now.

And I'm buying the CD.

And I voted.



PS - Your website is awesome

6:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

awesome as usual! very creative and cool i love you guys!

7:42 PM  
Anonymous Biks Wigglesworth said...

I don't know how you guys did it, but you've managed to cut through the clutter/crap of what's out there. I'll be you we'll be seeing rap "artists" doing single camera dance videos next. This can get way out of hand, maybe I should curse you now for starting it.

And also...I just finished downloading your two CDs from bittorrent. How much do I owe you guys personally? (so i can cut out the record company and iTunes) Seriously, I'll send the dough and a case of what you like.

Keep making your music and may you never have to play covers ever again. (except the ones that you actually like.) :-)

8:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ah holy shit.
that was the funniest fuckin thing I have seen in forever.
Ah I have never laughed so hard. I had tears.
You guys coming to Australia soon? YOU HAD BETTER!
getting the new album.
you have won a fan of me.
whoa. seriously. hilarious.

ahhhhhhhhhh. so funny it hurts.

10:57 PM  
Blogger Murky Thoughts said...

That had me grinning ear to ear, and oh so catchy too. Who says you guys have no talent? (actually, never heard of you, but off to Itunes I go). I was a Squeeze fan once.

11:00 PM  
Anonymous  said...

I watched did you figure that out?! That was awesome, I must say. Anyway I voted for you TWICE because you freaked me out that much. Hah. anyway...I really like your music, it's VERY different from what I usually listen to (hiphop), haven't heard a song I don't like yet! anway good luck with this whole 'famous' thing!
ps-when you get famous don't try to convert everyone to your political view its effing annoying...<3

12:42 AM  
Blogger Dan said...

Was that at the Bucktown Fitness Center? Those treadmills look eerily familiar. I look forward to attempting the crossover skip move on them during a downtime period over the weekend. Will wear my crash helmet.

1:04 AM  
Blogger lentes y rulos said...

awesome new video!!!
Thank, holly internet...
So, i´m chilean girl, and i´ve been rocked by u guys... i want ALL your albums

11:51 AM  
Blogger cyan said...


1:25 PM  
Anonymous Lois said...

you guys are so talented! AND you guys are sooo smart to post your stuff on You Tube, thanks for alway sputting a smile on my face.

1:42 PM  
Anonymous nathalie said...


ps: sophie, moi aussi "i am from france". Plus que 2 personnes et on pourra faire une "okgo dance" en france.

3:51 PM  
Anonymous thanidaa said...

OHMYGAH! that was soooooo AWESOME! i LOVED it.

4:50 PM  
Blogger kendrawisson said...

I really liked the stock photo on the VH1 website. It really makes tim look... stoned.

9:33 PM  
Anonymous Danielle said...


10:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I voted about a million times for you guys! Best video I've seen in a looooong time.

Keep rockin'!

12:25 AM  
Blogger James said...

I can't see videos on the VH1 site as I'm in the UK (don't see why that should make a difference).

Anyhow, loving the new video. Posted it up on my blog.

Hoping to see you at Wolverhampton next month.

11:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

omg this is such a cool video. you guys are soo hot and awesome. keep up the good work!! you guys rock!!

2:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

omg this is the coolest thing i have ever seen
i need to get 7 more treadmills and 3 more friends


2:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice :D

I voted, for you and regina.

4:09 PM  
Blogger kendrawisson said...

I checked to countdown and it seems that the video was so awesome, it got two 1's as in (11)! Way to Debut!!!

5:23 PM  
Blogger strega19622005 said...

at 5 p.m. az. time you were ranked # 1 for next week's countdown ( 45 mins. after the video had its' debut !!!!!!! excellent work all . great luck in all you do , a true fan for life - sandie weilbrenner.

8:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

holasssss....ARGENTINA speaking!!!...

very cool video you guys!!
loved it loved it loved it.... I want treadmills!!!!

love you too.... and i think your music it´s great

wish you´d come around to play with treadmills but i know that´s fucking impossible...

well that´s about it....

ohh. yeah... one more thing.... damian kulash palin y meg te damos mazamorra!!!....


2:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, congratulations to all of OK GO about being featured on the cover of this Saturday's Los Angeles Times. You guys are writing the history of perfomers promotion! I've just discovered you this Thursday and already ordered both of your albums on Amazon, can't wait to see you live in L.A. on August 29.

3:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

#11 WOO HOO!!! You go guys!!!!! haha

10:08 AM  
Blogger Crazy Watching Neighbor said...

I loved the video!!! It was amazing such coordination!! And by the way I love our music as well. Here, you got a new fan!

2:51 AM  
Anonymous O Mama Mia said...

Just found you & now I'm in luv. ou guys ROCK!!!

10:35 AM  
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1:42 PM  
Anonymous angela said...

You should patent this idea and sell treadmill dance workouts on dvd. Honestly, I would buy one. ;)

3:27 PM  
Blogger soleclaw said...

I voted for you for number one. I saw this video and knew you had to have the number 1 spot for all time!

I saved the video also, because watching it makes me happy.

12:27 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

I voted Snow Patrol, You, then Regina.
Your music video is great and really original.

1:00 PM  
Blogger Bruno Córdova said...


I'm writing from Santiago, Chile. I'm becoming fan of yours since I saw "Do What You Want" music video for once, almost 6 months ago. Now I've seen all your clips, I've been recommending OK Go to all my rock lover friends. (One day, we'll all be enough people to fill an arena ready to see you playing.)

Greetings from the south of the world,

Bruno C.

2:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I totally saw you guys in Portland(orygun) and i am glad you guys are spending more time creating videos to entertain your fans rather than play xbox, the only problem is this...
The fact that you do not have a warning explaining the dangerousness of this treadmill video is highly irresponsible. Because of your folly and disregard towards such precautions, my little brother... and sister, both of which who are extremely innocent and/or adorable, felt that they were prepared enough to attempt your video shananigans. So after 2 years of their committed fundraising(they opened the first 24 hour lemonade stand on my block, open 7 days a week, they even missed religous mass, becoming blacklisted at our local mosque) and many trips to the local plasmabank (I dont even know how they sold their plasma they are both 5 years of age), they were able to purchase a camera, treadmills, and two spanish mail order brides to complete the dancing quartet. By the way I just found out Lance Bass is gay. Now Justin Timberlake is really not coming back to Nsync. Anyway back to my story, my brother, Sonny Goodchild and my sister, Candy Cutenstuf along with Rosalita Bonita and Chiquita Banana set the date and studied your act hard. This is where the montage would be. At first they practiced with cardboard treadmills (because the real ones were in the mail) and then came the fateful day that would forever live in infamy. The Treadmills came in and Rosalita and Chiquita went to work immediately building the then boxed and dismantled treadmills. Three Lunches and two Siestas later, the show was ready to begin. Now the fateful day was here, the one that I spoke of previously, except now I'm not lying. Camera was on, and the kids entered the room that would unknowingly become their crypt. The music began and everyone was ready, Candy and Sonny had the hugest smiles, shining brighter than any globally warmed afternoon where the sun is beating ominously down on the McDonald's cow pastures of Costa Rica. When the paralysis began the music continued to wail, masking their childish screams as the treadmills tore them limb from limb. You see, my former sister and brother were allergic to treadmills, the main reaction being motor paralysis. Rosalita and Chiquita just stood their, motionless, unable to understand my siblings cry for help, unable to comprehend what was going on...(dramatic pause and deep breath, as i throw my hand blasphemously into the air, as if to challenge Zues himself)... IF ONLY I HAD taught my brother and sitster that simple command, "ayudame" (help me en espanol for all those non espanol habladors out there). I blame myself, I should have never sparked their curiousity and admiration by allowing them to view your video. But how could I have known, there was no warning, no caution, we were like sitting ducks, sitting ducks watching television...
Sonny and Candy's grotesque death made a traditional burial impossible, the fleshy mush that had become Sonny and Candy(I named it Sonndy) was cremated and their ashes were spread on the corner where they sold lemonade. At the service all I could do between soul gripping sobs was repeat the words of my newlyweds Rosalita and Chiquita, "Vaya Con Dios...Vaya Con Dios"

Just kidding that totally didn't happen you guys are awesome.

6:10 PM  
Anonymous carol patto said...

i am a fan from brasil!
i really like your music!
the videos are very very very good!!
the video "here it goes again" is very original!
you have to come to brasil to make a show here!!


1:20 PM  
Blogger Kit said...

I forgot. Hot pants Damien!

9:12 PM  
Blogger you_go_girl said...

Truly innovative. How in the world do you guys think of that. Is it available to buy on iTunes yet? I want to take it with me so I can amaze and amuse all my friends. Love you much. Please come back to Michigan soon.

12:02 PM  
Blogger jin said...

Just wanted to say I HATED youtube until I saw THIS video!

Sexy Synchronicity!!

10:14 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

I saw you guys for the first time last year at the Hudson River Rocks concert in NYC- AWESOME! Can't wait to see you again!

1:15 PM  
Anonymous Paola said...

I think this video is very funny, but is very similar to the video of "a million ways", don't you think? But I like it.

In addition, I saw you in the tv program called "ipop" in spain... "aire acondicionado" and "afeitarse" are beautiful words?? I can't stop of laught when I heard it!!

I wait to see you next week in sonorama festival in spain!!

greetings from spain!

5:57 PM  
Anonymous Grace said...

I just heard OK GO from a commercial and OMFB you guys rooooock!!! I'm so buying your albums!!

9:38 PM  
Blogger Dale said...

Brilliant brilliant brilliant and I've had this up on my blog and I'm still watching the hell out of it. Why can't I be you? Good going guys!

8:54 AM  
Anonymous el!se said...

my faveeee. you kids are so cute.

I like how at one minute two seconds mr. kulash almost falls off his treadmill.

...and the silver tarp in the background. <3333

4:11 PM  
Blogger you_go_girl said...

Hey, Jorge, I just had a thought. Can you post the outtakes from this video? I'll bet they are as hilarious as the final take. Anyway, thanks again, I've seen the video a bajillion times and shared it with friends and fam and even the boss. They all love it.

9:15 PM  
Blogger nat's mom said...

so we are waiting for you to come down a little more have quite a following down here.
oh the video is awesome. sent to about everyone i know, we all put a link to it on blog/xanga/myspace. and put it on itunes at work. just spreading the word...

10:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

best part : Damien almost falling at the begining (sp?) of the second verse. also, i love the sad, sad tale of sonny and candy. it made me laugh. out loud. that's right people, you heard it here first : the first ever case of an actual lol: not just something said smash ackward situations anymore!

8:41 PM  
Blogger Rob said...

Damnit, I know have no idea what the song sounds like cos I was so engrossed in the video.

9:19 AM  
Anonymous cassie said...

you guys are so original. i love you.

4:29 PM  
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1:11 AM  
Anonymous allie said...

Damian, you are soooooo HOT!!!!!!!
I luv you so much!

1:13 AM  
Anonymous Rian (Ry-an) said...

Damian... hot, hot, hot, hot, HOTTIE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Your songs rock and so do you , Damian!!!

1:17 AM  
Blogger Marjut said...

How many takes did it take to finally get this one right?

Awesome video!

3:47 AM  
Anonymous Laken said...


7:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hehehe u guys are suck champs, watch this video with out music and it looks soo silly
When are you guys having a concert in austrlia pleaaaase do soon

6:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


6:05 AM  
Anonymous suuper.sim said...

damian nd andy... ur gr8 !

the video... it's soo unique nd frigin aamazin its just mind-blowingly awesome! now how many videos gets described lyk dat? eh?

cant wait till ur nxt video... how r u eva gna top it ?


7:55 PM  

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