'Jazz That Nobody Asked For': Morbid Animated Short Understands How Annoying It Is When Songs Get Stuck In Your Head (VIDEO)

03/21/2013 10:53 am ET

You know that excruciating experience of getting a song gets stuck in your head, giving whatever activities you're occupied with an unwelcome soundtrack? Rune and Esben Fisker feel your pain.

The brothers and collaborative team behind Benny Box design company teamed up with sound designer Pawel Binczycki for the animated short 'Jazz That Nobody Asked For,' a mini film that chronicles the maddening experience of getting a song stuck on repeat.

The brothers explain the universal phenomenon:

"Neurologists claim that stuck songs are like thoughts we're trying to suppress. The harder we try not to think about them, the more we can't help it. The phenomenon is also known as earworms, and the ongoing ‘dim di da da dum’ causes a kind of brain itch you can't scratch."

This particularly catchy tune is "Quaker City Jazz," a 1937 hit by Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters. Watch the delightful and surprisingly morbid turn of events in the video above and let us know if this is how you feel when you can't stop that one song from looping in your mind.

Check out videos and animated GIFs from another team of creative brothers, The Saline Project, in the slideshow below.

The Saline Project

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