How do you pronounce “blink-182?” SPOILER: This is just silly.

James Corden, a Brit, takes issue with the way we in North America pronounce the name “blink-182.” It’s “blink-one-eighty-two,” right? Well…

But then Tom DeLonge–who, of course, was a founding member of the group but is no longer in the band, decided to confuse things–just for fun.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “How do you pronounce “blink-182?” SPOILER: This is just silly.

  • November 20, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    I guess James Corden doesn’t get enough clicks on all those YouTube uploads of Carpool Karaoke, so he needs to create controversy (or controvosy as the Brits pronounce it).


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