Track of the Day: 'Pass This On'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Because it’s one of my favorite music videos of the past few years, and a song that sticks with you well past the fading of the calypso drums:

If you’re not familiar with The Knife:

They were a Swedish electronic music duo from Gothenburg formed in 1999. The group consisted of siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer, who together also run their own record company, Rabid Records. The group gained a large international following in response to their 2003 album Deep Cuts.