Lip dub is an Internet phenomenon. It describes a music video where ordinary people are filming their lip syncing of a song. The original song is dubbed over in post editing.

The term „lip dub“ was coined by Jakob Lodwick, founder of Vimeo. The videos are filmed with the song dubbed over the footage during editing, which lends theatrical heft and volume to what would otherwise be a routine lip-sync.

Some of these clips are pretty cool. Probably the most awesome lip dubbing ever is the clip of the NY compay „Connected Ventures“ done in their office by the song „Flagpole Sitta“.

Today I found another really cool video done by students of the university Furtwangen. The song is „257 weeks“ by Nine Days. Watch and enjoy …