M83's album Hurry Up We're Dreaming came out last October. Doesn't that seem like forever ago? And yet, here we are at the end of 2012, with the last of the album's beautiful visuals for "Wait."
For their most recent album Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, ethereal French pop band M83 has been releasing music videos starring a bunch of telekinetic children escaping from their grown-up pursuers. It's like Escape To Witch Mountain, but with guitars and synthesizers.
Messier 83 is one of the closest spiral galaxies in the night sky, located just 12 million light-years from Earth. Its unique properties have earned it two of the more evocative galactic nicknames: the Southern Pinwheel and the Thousand-Ruby Galaxy.
I've daydreamed about having awesome telekinetic superpowers since I first watched Akira—you know, without the whole gigantic exploding Human Blob thing at the end of course. This new video from M83 seems to have tapped directly into my imagination. Simply awesome.
Baby stars spring to life at the supposedly desolate fringes of the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, also known as M83, in this new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer. Up to 140,000 light years from the galaxy's center, the outer arms of its "pinwheel" shape seem to flap away from the center like "giant red…