If, like me, you’re tired of played out parodies for every single occasion, perhaps the most recent dub of Barack Obama singing “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction will change your mind. YouTube user baracksdubs has provided a series of clips from Obama’s various speeches strung together in such a way as to create the lyrics to the song. With some liberal application of Auto-Tune, our Mr. President doesn’t sound half-bad. Of course, he doesn’t sound half-good either. It’s one of those cups-with-some-water-in-it-halfway kind of scenarios.
- Here’s the Star Wars cover of “Call Me Maybe”
- And a Star Wars cover of “Somebody That I Used To Know”
- And then there’s this The Walking Dead / Mad Men crossover