Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast Cartoon

June 12th, 2006 by

I meant to write about this last month when I saw it at (from courtesy of ) but I just hadn’t gotten around to it. So, in an effort to clean up some of my “draft” posts, here it is. This cartoon was intended as part of based on an album of children’s songs, , by bassist .

Glover was asked to do the soundtrack for the film, apparently abandoned, but based on a by and illustrated by . The children’s book was based on by , called, of course, “,” about a party for small animals and their insect friends.

In addition to Glover himself, the album features such rock standouts as future & frontman (who sings , the song in this clip), and future singer . Love is All betrays not a hint of Heavy Metal despite it’s pedigree of composer and musicians; it sounds more like a psychadelic Beatles song (““):

The animation for the clip looks a lot like the 1968 film based on album of the same name, . This psychadelic style of animation was pioneered by and . Here’s the trailer for (from luma78 at ):

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