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After a first video was rejected, this version directed by Lee Baker was finished just as ‘How Bizarre’ went to number one in NZ. However, it did play its part internationally as the song became a huge worldwide hit. Shot on a soundstage in Ponsonby and at Ellerslie Racecourse for a budget of $7,000, it was shown on US networks 14,986 times in 1997 and 1998. Pauly Fuemana shares the limelight with Sina Siapia, and a Filipino named Hill, who was enlisted after turning up to help out with the shoot – and became something of a celebrity in his homeland as a result.

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Nice story about Hill being roped in and getting some side on fame at home.



Well still reviewing this song 15yrs later.
Shows that it truly is 'a classic' which means it was and still is .. bloody good!



"the girl" is singer Sina Siapia



who is the gorgeous girl in the video, is she not really a band member?



tut tut Roger. Let's chill a little.

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