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== Video ==
 
== Video ==
* A video for Dayvan Cowboy was released as a promo DVD included with WarpMart pre-orders of [[Trans Canada Highway]] EP. For more information, see [http://fredd-e.narfum.org/wiki/Videos videos].
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* A video for "Dayvan Cowboy" was released as a promo DVD, included with Warpmart pre-orders of the ''[[Trans Canada Highway]]'' EP. For more information, see [[Videos]].
* The video shows footage of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kittinger Captain Joseph Kittinger] skydiving from the ''Excelsior III'', a gondola raised by balloons to 102,800 feet as part of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Excelsior Project Excelsior]. Captain Kittinger fell for 14 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 614 mph before opening his parachute at 18,000 feet.
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* The first half of the video shows footage of [[Wikipedia:Joseph Kittinger|Captain Joseph Kittinger]]'s skydiving from the ''Excelsior III'', a gondola raised by balloons to 102,800 feet as part of [[Wikipedia:Project Excelsior|Project Excelsior]] (a series of record-breaking dives from high-altitude). Captain Kittinger fell for 14 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 614 mph before opening his parachute at 18,000 feet.
* The video also shows footage of big-wave surfer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laird_Hamilton Laird Hamilton].
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* The second half of the video shows footage of big-wave surfer [[Wikipedia:Laird Hamilton|Laird Hamilton]].
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
* [http://www.warprecords.com/dayvancowboy/ Official Dayvan Cowboy download page] from Warp Records.
 
* [http://www.warprecords.com/dayvancowboy/ Official Dayvan Cowboy download page] from Warp Records.
 
* [http://www.americana-international.co.uk/previous/2006/cars/big/car_103.jpg Image] of a Chevy Day Van.
 
* [http://www.americana-international.co.uk/previous/2006/cars/big/car_103.jpg Image] of a Chevy Day Van.

Revision as of 11:00, 13 August 2008

Dayvan Cowboy
Running time 5:00
Appears on The Campfire Headphase
Trans Canada Highway


http://fredd-e.narfum.org/w/images/Dayvan-Cowboy1.jpg
Still from the Dayvan Cowboy video.

Comments

  • Dayvan Cowboy is considered by many to be Boards of Canada's first mainstream single.
  • This song was remixed by Odd Nosdam on the Trans Canada Highway EP. It was the first remix of Boards of Canada to appear on any of their releases.

Cultural References

  • A Day Van is a discontinued make of Chevolet Astro van.

Video

  • A video for "Dayvan Cowboy" was released as a promo DVD, included with Warpmart pre-orders of the Trans Canada Highway EP. For more information, see Videos.
  • The first half of the video shows footage of Captain Joseph Kittinger's skydiving from the Excelsior III, a gondola raised by balloons to 102,800 feet as part of Project Excelsior (a series of record-breaking dives from high-altitude). Captain Kittinger fell for 14 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 614 mph before opening his parachute at 18,000 feet.
  • The second half of the video shows footage of big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton.

External Links