Windows XP grabs a Guinness World Record

On Windows XP day, 25th October 2001, Microsoft, using Windows XP's MovieMaker and indie band 'the Electric Soft Parade', produced the world's fastest produced and broadcast music video and grabbed themselves a Guinness World Record!

Overseen by official adjudicators from the Guinness Book of World Records, the record attempt saw 'the Electric Soft Parade', who are widely being talked about by the music industry as the next 'Coldplay', on location on a whirlwind tour of different venues around London.

The footage was rushed to HMV's flagship Oxford Circus store in London where it was edited by top producer – Steve Graham - using Microsoft Window's XP's Movie Maker application.

Three hours and 46 minutes later, the video hit the net, breaking the previous record holders, Mick Jagger and David Bowie, who produced the video for 'Dancing in the Streets' in about three days' time.

News source: Microsoft to Celebrate Launch of New Windows XP With World Record Breaking Attempt at HMV

View: Microsoft and Windows XP World Record Attempt

View the Video: 'the Electric Soft Parade - There's a Silence' High - Medium - Low

** Updated ** There is also a competition running with this World Record! (This competition is open to UK residents aged 18 or over at the time of entry)

Send your name address and phone number to this world_record_attempt@hotmail.com. The prize package includes a Sony DCR-VX2000 high-end digital camcorder, a home edition of Windows XP and £200 worth of HMV vouchers. The prize will be drawn at midnight 30th October, 2001. See the complete Terms & Conditions before entering.

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