Wednesday, March 6, 2013

WNW: Terrible and Perfect

I have to inflict this on everyone.



After I heard it the first time, I was like this:


This song perfectly summarizes the core of my being, and if that doesn't scare the crap out of you, something is seriously wrong with your brain and you are my kind of person and you can download it here.



After the third or fourth listen, my mother came to investigate why I was bouncing and giggling hysterically. Since she didn't know who either NIN or Carly Rae Jephson were,  I finally had to give up and say "It is beautifully obscene, like an angel made of shit."

I cannot get over how perfectly these tracks synch up. Previous to this, my go-to for "just plain wrong" was a Rickroll mashed to the tune of Smells Like Teen Spirit, but this one surpasses it. Terrible and perfect indeed.  The only way this could be more perfect is, possibly, if someone made the inverse and put CRJ's lyrics to NIN's music.




Fun fact:  After Johnny Cash did his cover of Hurt, Reznor saw the video and said the following:
I pop the video in, and wow... Tears welling, silence, goose-bumps... Wow. [I felt like] I just lost my girlfriend, because that song isn't mine anymore...



I wonder how Reznor will feel about this mash-up. 

13 comments:

Jenniifer said...

I...
I...
That's just...
I can't...
Wow

Erin Palette said...

I know, right?

The Jack said...

It's catchy and got a beat to it.   This is sort of how I envision Mythos-Pop  (That is Poppy Lovecraft mythos stuff).

McThag said...

Now I wanna hear "Call Me Maybe" to the NiN music.

Erin Palette said...

I found a mix, but it's not as awesome as I expected.  Perhaps with better editing, removal of background vocals, etc. 

Evyl Robot Michael said...

Huh.  Wow.  I really didn't see that one coming.

Oddball said...

The mash up did make me start giggling like mad.  Sadly, Naienko has forbade me from playing it around her.  Something about her sanity (and yet she's marrying me).

I still prefer the Devo cover of it best (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2M9jaulods).

Faoladh said...

The connection? Dave Ogilvie.

McThag said...

File that under close, but no cigar.

Erin Palette said...

My thoughts exactly.

Tam said...

"The hand that fed you
bite it, maybe"

Oh, gawd, I laughed 'til tears ran down my cheeks. :D

Erin Palette said...

Glad I could make you laugh. Glad you made it through surgery, as well. Hope my machine gun ponies made you smile a bit. 

Hoth said...

...o_O...    I was just ravaging my ears with Pretty Hate Machine last night.  Now it will never be the same.

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