On April 25, 1998 Boston’s premier ska-punk crew The Mighty Mighty Bosstones scored their one and solely UK High 40 hit single when The Impression That I Get from their million-selling Let’s Face It album crashed into the nationwide charts at quantity 12.
Pennsylvania’s Taylor Swift, born roughly 20 months after the Bosstones achieved this feat, has turn out to be a moderately extra common customer to the UK singles chart, notching up two primary singles, 21 High 10 singles, and an extra 43 High 40 singles over the previous 14 years: she can also be the primary and solely artist this century to have scored eight UK Number one albums. Mainly, she’s fairly in style.
Nevertheless, whereas there could also be one thing of a gulf between Ms Swift and the now-defunct Boston ska-punks veterans when it comes to industrial success, in a single enviornment they stand shoulder-to-shoulder, that enviornment being the magical realm of mash-up maestro DJ Cummerbund.
For causes finest identified to himself, the maverick music melder has squished collectively the Bosstones’ best-known jaunty parp-fest and Taylor Swift’s October 2022 single Anti-Hero, and bunged in snippets of Taking Again Sunday’s emo traditional Cute With out the “E” (Reduce From the Group), Foo Fighters’ My Hero and a few classic Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage for bonus beefiness.
All very intelligent, we hear you cry, however is it any bloody good?
To which we are saying, should we do all of the heavy-lifting, you lazy sods? Hear for yourselves! It is beneath, we could not make this a lot easier, tbtfh.
However wait: if this hasn’t already whipped you right into a frenzy of peak pleasure, there’s extra: some web wizard has additionally married, in a musical sense, ‘Tay Sway’ and Iron Maiden. Ruddy hell, what’s going to they consider subsequent? Children in the present day, eh? Tsk.