Thursday, March 11, 2010

WWYC of the Week

What do you want more than anything when you're rummaging through discount socks and novelty tees in the clearance bin at Wal Mart?

Nothing. That's right. You just want to be left alone, I know the feeling. Yet for some reason the management at this Wal Mart (which is almost definitely in a midwest fly-over state, I'm guessing Ohio) decided that a live, raw performance by Ashlee Simpson is just what their miserably depressed customers needed to lift the spirits. Put down that awful-smelling scented candle, Mom! Ashlee Simpson is yelling into a microphone!

Now, at this point, there are surely some rather clever wikipedia-correctors out there are saying, "Hey...this isn't a cover, this is just a youtube video." This is true; this isn't technically a cover (though I highly doubt Ashlee wrote this song, or knows how to read). But, the fact of the matter is, I watched a lot of different versions of this song. More than I am willing to admit. Hell, I enjoyed a lot of versions of this song. More than I am willing to admit. And, I found that Simpson's rendition of her own song is hands-down the worst version of the song on the interwebs. It's a phantastic phenomenon of everything wrong with the commercial music industry. I sorta wish she lip-synced. Enjoy (or something)!

Next up for Ashlee: Mohawk guy quits the band and continues with his project of video-taping his friends doing skateboarding stunts.


Caroline said...

so I guess ashley simpson is like the original People of Walmart...makes me wanna vom vom in the kitchen on the floor

Alexander Podkul said...

this was quite possibly the funniest thing i've ever seen