Friday, March 25, 2011

Underthinking Friday


Okay, so I am a little late off the boat, by now every man and his dog has watched this song.

"I don't get it, what day comes after Sunday"
And universally this song has been parodied and discussed to death, so what can I possible have to say about it that hasn't been said already? Well not a lot, but let me give it ago. 


1/ Which seat should I take?

Very early in this song, Rebecca is standing at the bus stop waiting for the dreaded bus stop, and I am guessing if the people on the bus had heard her sing she would be confronted with a similar situation to a young Forrest Gump.

"You kant seet here"

Luckily for Rebecca though, no one has heard here sing yet, or at least not her 12 year old friends that have car-jacked a Mercedes Benz. They pull up and offer Rebecca a ride, presumably to rob a bank. This leads Rebecca to a quandary,and not whether its a crime to get into a car you think is stolen, no something far more pressing..

Just for completeness this is the situation confronting Rebecca
Rebecca wonders which seat shall she take, you see they are Kickin in the front seat, but they are chillin in the back seat. In theory this is a tough decision, do I want to chill or do I want to kick?
But if you look back at that photo, there appears to be no option, they only place Rebecca can sit is in the middle in the back, the front isn't an option.
Well that is not entirely true, not a legal option, and I guess I am underestimating these particular children's blatant disregard for the law. Grand Theft Auto, Driving without a license, not wearing seat belts etc etc.
"You are going away for a long time Plaid Shirt"


2/ How slow are they driving on the highway?

I only know its the highway thanks to the literal lyrics
Okay, so thankfully Rebecca managed to figure out the only place to sit was the back seat, and her gang of females have managed to ditch the two dudes that were previously in the car. Now they decide to cruise down the highway and the fast lane none-the-less as stated in the Song.
Note that they are sitting on the back, and dancing and their hair is staying perfectly still. So presumably they are travelling at 5kph and there are about 600 cars piled up behind them? Why can I not hear the abuse and tooting in the video

"I GET IT, YOU ARE HAVING FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN, BUT DO IT AT F****N 100 KPH"

Although I expect her friend did speed up at some point, otherwise how do you explain her hair getting so frizzy in the mornings?

"I gotta stop cruising around the motorway, its hell on my Hair"


3/. WE WE WE SO EXCITED

"Did she actually sing that?"
We we are so excited, maybe?. Seriously you used "we" 3 times just drop one of them and put an are in, then at least that sentence makes English sense. That is all I have to say about that.

4/. Some one else wrote the song

Ok, so this is the worst part of this whole situation, young Rebecca was a typical tweenage girl, who wanted to be a singer.

This is normally as far as this ambition gets.
But Rebecca's parents, had $2000 to throw away, (or so they though, actually it turned into a good investment) to a company known as Ark Music Factory. Who writes a song and then produces a music video for these young girls, so they can live their fantasy.
So that means some got paid to write "Friday" actually got paid to write those lyrics, I mean if Rebecca had written them that would make sense, but a paid writer did it? Who is this man?

The Ark Music Factory writing pool

5 comments:

  1. Aww Shucks Crownbat, thank you, I do try my best, and your feedback is much appreciated.....

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