Song of the Day #3,778: ‘She Blinded Me With Science (Live)’ – Thomas Dolby

These intimate live shows are often an effective showcase of stripped-down instrumentation and un-processed vocals. A real coffee house vibe; music at its most authentic.

Today’s clip doesn’t do any of that, and it’s all the more fascinating for it. Here, British New Wave artist Thomas Dolby performs his biggest hit, ‘She Blinded Me With Science,’ on a keyboard and sequencer, pressing buttons in perfect rhythm to add the drums and spoken-word interjections.

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