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In 1968, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey offered an unparalleled vision into the past, present and future of mankind. That, plus some brilliantly trippy set pieces assured cult status for the sci-fi classic. Nearly half a century later, Tame Impala instigated a similar reaction with the extra-terrestrial dancefloor bangers heard on their third album, ‘Currents’. So what happens when you put the two together? Well, this…



Perfect, right? By taking scenes from the film’s final act, one internet wizard has crafted a modern-day soundtrack to the film’s mind-blowing finale, using Tame Impala's heartbreaking, euphoric single ‘Eventually’. That’s not to say that Johann Strauss II’s ‘Blue Danube’ stinks the place up in the original but, y’know, this just gives it bit of a more psychedelic edge.

Much has been made of audiences who went to watch the film first time round on acid, in preparation for the mind-bending Star-Gate sequence where Bowman transcends space and time. Actually, you only need a bit of Kevin Parker’s mind-melting music to give you the same experience.

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