It’s Almost Friday: Celebrate with the Month’s Biggest Meme! (VIDEO)
At over 12 million views, the 13-year-old has scored a viral hit with the weekend anthem. Rebecca has been criticized for the song’s insipid lyrics, such as: “Yesterday was Thursday, today it is Friday, we, we, we so excited, we so excited, we gonna have a ball today. Tomorrow is Saturday, and Sunday comes afterwards.” The heavily auto-tuned track also features a chorus that makes “Friday” sound more like “Fried Egg.” The video literally follows Rebecca from waking up in bed to the breakfast table, where she sings about her morning bowl of cereal. While the attention has been mostly negative, the song is actually really catchy!
Watch the video below for the full effect:
In a matter of days the web exploded with various spoofs, including a dramatic interpretation by comedian-musician Matt Mulholland:
There’s also a scream-o rock version that may inspire an air-guitar solo or two: