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NPR Music shares the band Public Service Broadcasting's video for their new song "Gagarin."
In a new video for their song, "Gagarin," J. Willgoose, Esq. and Wrigglesworth, the two unassuming guys behind the band Public Service Broadcasting, don matching spacesuits and bust out a synchronized dance routine that'll make your heart leap out of your chest with pure joy.

..."Gagarin" is an ode to the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, the first man to journey into outer space and orbit the earth, in 1961. In a joint statement, Willgoose and Wrigglesworth tell us, "We wanted to do something that reflected the sheer, triumphant exuberance of the time, and the fame, mystique and myth that instantly grew around the first man in space. But we were also keen to surprise people with the music by writing what's turned out to be a kind of brassy, funk-tinged, Doobie-Brothers-meets-Michael-Jackson odyssey in homage to Gagarin's achievement and trying to create a similarly joyful video."

"Gagarin" is from Public Service Broadcasting's upcoming new album, The Race For Space, due out Feb. 24 on Test Card Recordings.

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