Have You Heard The New…Rebecca Black?
We’re throwing our two cents in…indeed, we are shameless…
Danny: It feels like every child star that’s been chewed up and spit out has culminated in this. It’s so obvious that the song was written by ‘professionals’ – there’s nothing ‘artistic’ about it. It’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard – the entire song is about what? How Friday is fun? It’s like…the weekend? It sounds like this company was like, “What do kids like? Fridays! Let’s write a song about that!”
There’s nothing going on with the music. It’s the same fucking beat I’ve heard in every pop song that they play on Kiss 92 or whatever. “We we we so excited”? And that rapper who comes in…they use every cliche they could think of! How much more can I tear this song apart?
Marc: Truth is we gotta maybe go a little bit easy on Rebecca Black – it doesn’t appear as though she was trying to make a hit song. I read somewhere that the whole deal was just a way to gain experience with recording a song and music video. And hey, there’s no crime in loving the music-making process, right? And she’s only 13, so come on, let’s give the girl a break.
The song itself is terrible. What’s worse is that this is going to start a wave of idiot tweens whose parents pay big bucks to get shitty factory-made songs and videos made for them. And while legit artists spend years honing their craft, starving, playing empty shows, constantly pushing themselves – these little shits can up a lyric sheet written by some asshole who’s barely literate, have their vocals auto-tuned, and jump to the front of the line because mommy and daddy are footing the bill. That’s bullshit.
And can we please stop with the child stars? Seriously? They’re an insult to artists everywhere and do we really need more tragedies like Michael Jackson and The Two Coreys?
Also, why do they keep singing about the front seat and the back seat of cars? Who cares? They have nothing to do with anything…like at all…