Ylvis' Story Behind 'The Fox'

Watch the brothers Ylvisaker give a Norwegian alphabet lesson.
3:00 | 12/12/13

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Since the beginning of time. There has been an unanswered question that has floated around the globe that question. What does the boxing and finally we got the answer. Sort of. I'm saying -- Join us today the gentleman behind that number one YouTube video of the year with over 275. Million views. Vague art and Bart -- a soccer -- I say that correctly that's good because there's every letter of the alphabet in both of your name and nothing is certain. Actually there's. There's letter there that you don't trooper Kirk really. A with a circle around on -- How many letters -- in the Norwegian ultimately denying all got. See you guys obviously get paid by the letter when using this absolutely so here's the thing -- fact of the matter is that you put the question out there what is the fox today and you give us multiple answers and I'm gonna give you an example of why we -- there's such confusion that's going around. Hear the lyrics as print out on line you can get anything online which by the way you broke Google I don't know if you know that there if you -- -- what does. As opposed to some kind of disease what does the fox say pops up while we're gonna have. Writes that kind of that's the goal we -- so here's what you've gotten your lyrics dog goes wealth tax goes now you've got to sell at that point and what does the fox a ring Ding Ding Ding Ding -- Well obviously educated people wrote this there -- A long night what would happen I don't know it's you're that's your thing the -- evening evening -- he split views put -- on his idea to -- Of those -- were those lines were kind of improvised you know. -- -- In the Booth one time strategists justice you know. Specific guidance if its guidance I wouldn't say this is the answer now it could have been a question mark -- All of those yeah. It could you give us a lot of variations chop chop chop chop -- -- and I think that is the closer that Halladay is toughest part of the closes one of the -- you know this -- those were actually into the and they actually means something is there or is it was well. Now they're creative artistic expression as the result of us being in a vocal Booth in JC's studio on Manhattan. Having less than one hour to finish our. The -- scientists. Do our best at to nailing it can't put Lebanon just -- -- -- in London -- Manhattan -- I think you -- -- you -- -- -- obviously -- -- with 270 -- -- that that you -- have -- -- -- -- -- and that the theft are you getting -- to colleges people like in the scientific community calling up and think Aaron act surety that -- There was a piece. I don't know where it was from. But it with some kind of university that was -- long piece -- zoologist actually compared our sounds to actual recordings. Foxes and and and it -- quite you know. They could relate. Actual sounds -- to the ones who make it we we did some research and it -- -- and there was some. Some that is out there that was like what sounds. Well what does the fox sound like or some -- -- fox sounds. But now it's. You got some new videos which says more like what fox really. -- you know somehow it's. Annually that you didn't get to the truth that you and your answers one obviously you saw the SNL skit with Kerry Washington -- wet and me too soon. And accusing him -- Apparently though is it was funny limited self -- love you David bricks that they have the that's like is that not. I think that's what we really appreciate you very merry viewing of television that they have replicated the bricks. Very authentically. These that X. These birds actually look very much like the -- in no way -- they go they go for re out. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- guy that is kind of in between the papers she's all right. Because -- this -- -- -- wanna be yeah I'm cooler and apparently so they have as it is it almost 300 million YouTube -- was not enough you also came out with a book. Yeah it seems like that's a very cynical. Merchandise and it is -- -- -- the men but -- but I know we actually started this president for repose and used him yeah. Really yeah okay you're just the whole concept with a video was that it was supposed to be attacked projects like really embarrassing project right that's what we make it made it about. -- such a stupid thing -- Fox sounds. And -- we thought wouldn't be funny if a song is really stupid and and and really attacks. Really well produced its. Merchandise for it but that's what we started this thing and it's so insane to -- there signing books the Fifth Avenue. Where does that. And it's as recommended ages from four -- eight. I was -- four today with. Oh well that the funds available for now -- just 48 but you put. Is that you know that's not enumerate his -- -- for the 48 -- the run that's that's a very narrow -- but the fact -- -- building up this anticipation of what does the fox in the end it will always be in mystery. Yeah I mean is Canada and -- you feel some responsibility like letting kids down. I don't know you know we don't have little lower -- -- the rings also have some room for interpretation in the and there are so. Yet they keep going on with those -- there -- on the -- just doing it tolkien's. This and we don't have the technology know -- to bring you the answer actually. So you're not looking at any other species or any other animal sounds -- -- that's the next that -- isn't your from into the -- and -- Should ban OK well we're -- but the fact of pronouncing your name which I'm -- it means is acute. Kynan Forney like look at just fuel that is right I mean that's you of a soccer. Right. -- winning with Reynolds illness illness yes an my name's actually -- -- them hard but. Bulletin board -- amendment fees because we didn't talk you know that it. The letter that we have so special we've got a -- yeah -- a with a circle. And that's pool. Let kids say all like -- like the issues like the -- shoes yeah is that from -- Norway Sweden right awesome would. -- -- -- -- Or sold off on what you -- included that in the book yeah there's -- reaching version that's where we can ship. And with -- because we're talking earlier -- and your footwear that may do our work -- an -- because those company manipulative again. We'll work something or what -- work something about it -- that loose contact -- and I stay in touch I've we will. Right here we've got to take -- nice guys thank you so much fuel this you correct yeah that's good enough. Thank you guys very very much continued success to you guys think you.

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