Call me maybe,
Careful who you call
though; there's Sandancers, Mackems and Pit Yakkars all within a 5 mile radius. They may all speak Geordie
"Call Me Maybe" (Chatroulette version)
is Steve Kardynal's latest costumed lip-sync cover video - and as usual it comes complete with hilarious & happy audience reaction shots.
If you like this, you'll probably also enjoy his Chatroulette versions of Katy Perry's "Peacock" (previously)
and Lady GaGa's "Telephone" (previously)
. All videos may be considered NSFWish. [more inside]
The Blue has had Dark Knights Rises
posts and 'Call Me Maybe' posts, but Batman Maybe
combines the best of the two. (SLYT).
Carly Rae Jepsen based
"Call Me Maybe" on Annie Lennox's "Walking on Broken Glass". Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend (wiki
) mashed the two together: "Call Me on Broken Glass
". (Bonus Lennox mashup link: "Sweet Dreams" vs. "Can't Touch This" and many others).
Cookie Monster is going crazy.
So share your cookie maybe? SLYT
Jimmy Fallon, Carly Rae Jepsen, and The Roots Sing Call Me Maybe
with toy/classroom instruments. previously
4 (to 6) easy steps to viral fame through pop music: 1) write and record a catchy pop song
, 2) get radio play for your song, and 3) get Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez to hear your song, so 4) they tweet about enjoying your song
. Bonus steps to further fame: 5) make a video that has a twist ending
, which 6) people (including Bieber and Gomez
) cover and remake and share online for further fame and fortune. Thanks to all this, Carly Rae Jepsen's pop dance song has moved beyond Canada
, and is charting all over the world
. If that's not enough, NPR's Ann Powers has further thoughts on the pop hit and its video
. [more inside]