“The Fox” is a song by the Norwegian comedy music duo Ylvis which gained online notoriety following the release of its music video on YouTube in September of 2013.
Ylvis is a comedy duo from Bergen, Norway consisting of brothers Bård and Vegard Ylvisåker. Active since 2000, the group is primarily known in their home country for improvisational comedy on the TV Norge network. “The Fox” was written and recorded by the duo for their TV series I Kveld med YLVIS and was produced by renowned Norwegian production duo StarGate. The music video for the song was directed by Ole Martin Hafsmo and uploaded to the TV Norge YouTube channel on September 3rd, 2013. The video features people dressed in animal costumes dancing in time with onomatopoeic sounds describing what a fox would sound like. Within the first week, the YouTube upload garnered more than 11.4 million views and 57,000 comments.