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BING BONG // Potatowithane Records
From the YouTubers known for videos like “HE PROPOSED AT TACO BELL! (Real)” and “MAKING WEED BROWNIES IN AN EASY BAKE OVEN,” comes “Bing Bong,” a revolutionary reimagining of The Chainsmokers’ “Closer.”
Elijah Daniel and Christine Sydelko worked diligently for months to release their cover of “Closer,” which replaces 100 percent of the lyrics with only two potent words: “bing” and “bong.” Daniel keeps to the tried and true formula and sings “bing bong bing bong” more or less constantly in place of the original song’s verses and bridge; Sydelko’s creativity makes her a worthy replacement for Halsey, as she comes in to sing the chorus with a rousingly unexpected, “bing bing bing bing bing bing bing bong.” Her stunningly nasal vocalizations further position her in the upper echelons of contemporary talent.
The music video for “Bing Bong” can be found on the Sentry’s website and Facebook page.