The fascinating thing about “Gangnam Style” is how it’s been co-opted and adapted to local cultural, social and economic norms. That speaks to the immense power of the song.
First, the song done by Mongolians. (Via Boing Boing)
Second, “Gangnam Style” was more popular than “Auld Lang Syne” as a karaoke choice in Britain Monday night. Look at this list of patron selections compiled by a British karaoke company.
1. Gangnam Style, Psy (23%)
2. Auld Lang Syne, Robert Burns (4.5%)
3. Someone Like You, Adele (4.3%)
4. Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen (3.7%)
5. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Taylor Swift (3.5%)
6. What Makes You Beautiful, One Direction (3%)
7. Last Christmas, Wham (2.6%)
8. Candy, Robbie Williams (2.3%)
9. Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond (2%)
10. Troublemaker, Olly Murs (1.5%)