Musical interlude, Notebook, The C-word, Typography, Video


Notebook: 10 August 2016 | VIDEO | MUSIC | TYPOGRAPHY | THE C-WORD

Some of you will know that I’m a bit of a cricket fan. England play their 4th and final test match against Pakistan at The Oval in London tomorrow (Thursday 11 Aug 2016) and to promote it the ECB have released a clip of England captain Alastair Cook scoring his century against Pakistan at The Oval back in 2010. But the ECB have had a bit of fun and they’ve presented the video with a 1960s vibe including a very cool soundtrack, The Bewitching Hour from 60s jazz pianist David Lee (who also wrote music for the cult tv show, The Avengers) and stills of Alastair Cook shown as a pastiche of old jazz album covers pictured above and below. You can watch the clip here.

In the words of The Fast Show‘s Jazz Club presenter: ‘Niiice…’

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