Call Me Maybe?
Well, Obama’s not quite singing. But it is entertaining. Against a highly synthesized instrumental of the melody, words and even syllables from video clips of Obama’s many speeches form a montage of the song.
President Obama’s Call Me Maybe is brought to you by Baracksdubs, who mashes presidential speeches to the tune of popular music, based on requests. Also available:
- Sexy and I Know It by LMFAO – 9.7MM views as of June 5th
- Born This Way by Lady Gaga – 3.6MM views as of June 5th
- Drink to That by Rihanna – 600K views as of June 5th
Obama’s Call Me Maybe version joins other YouTube adaptations of this song:
- Harvard Baseball 2012 Call Me Maybe Cover – Features in-van choreography and lip-synching, no singing.
- Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale & More – Features more sophisticated editing of dancing and lip synching.
The original has nearly 93MM views. These imitations have impressive showings too – Harvard at 12MM, and Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez et. al. at 9MM views.
Before you watch any of them, be forewarned. The song will be stuck in your head ALL DAY.
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