Crosby and Bowie's The Little Drummer Boy Without Music is Hilariously Awkward

By Jesus Diaz on at

Mario Wienerroither has achieved the seemingly impossible: Turn one of the weirdest collaborations in music history—the classic Christmas song The Little Drummer Boy sung by Bing Crosby and David Bowie—into a hilarious video without music, even more surreal than the original.

The song is even more strange and out of place when you learn it was recorded on September 11th, 1977, just nine months after Bowie made the minimalistic Low with Tony Visconti and Brian Eno, the first of his Berlin trilogy albums. Here's the original, uncut: