Someone in the Interwebs was smart enough to dub the original tune over the Hellzapoppin clip, so that we might better understand Frankie's original vision. View it Here:
Now, I love the LXD, and what Jon Chu has done with it. Showcasing dancers doing what they love, but sometimes the music choices don't always seem to fit. If you have never seen it, go to Hulu.com and watch every episode of the LXD now. Then come finish reading this post...
Have you watched it? Good.
Now go back and rewatch the episode from season one entitled "Elliot's Shoes."
Now, you probably don't recognize any of the music in this episode, but some if it may sound extraordinarily familiar, even if you don't know why.
NOW HERE COMES THE COOL PART!
This is from the Director's Vimeo Page, and while I am not sure how legal it is for him to have this up, it does give a bit of an idea to why some of the songs sound familiar. Especially right at 3:48.
Has the LXD gone the way of Hellzapoppin? Yes.
Is this life Changing? No
Is it kind of fun and interesting? I think so.
* For those of you not in the US,
This might work: