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Artist:Tay Zonday
Desc:Backstory: people spammed his videos with requests to cover this, so he did.
Category:Music Videos
Tags:karaoke, Tay Zonday, Moves Away From the Mic To Breathe In, rick astley, never gonna give you up
Submitted:Aubrey McFate
Date:07/19/07
Views:11033
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Comment count is 36
Afgh
Thank God for the internet.
fourthguy
Seriously, what the fuck.
boner
He is dressed like Joey Jeremiah
onemorepanic
We all need to agree on something to request for him to sing.

Something he can sing in key..
sparklefatty
Let's see if he can do the Nickleback song.

baleen

of all the sounds a human can create, why did he choose this sound to be his hallmark? the way he sings it's like he's squeezing out something that isn't supposed to be there.
Erix
I'll go with a FUCK YOU 4CHAN here
lolcoolj
My lord those people are relentlessly annoying.

zatojones
Well he really needed to sing this song
Sudan no1
yes
KnowFuture
Actually like this better than the original.

....not that that's sayin' a hell of a lot, but still...

Also the little what-do-I-do-now pauses during the vocal breaks are pretty good.
kthorjensen
He looks like he's about to cry at times.
yoyo1
Wow this guy out-4Chans 4chan.
Too bad he doesn't dance as the original (although he does move away from the mic to breath in).

Awaiting a cover of Bel-air
Menudo con queso
Five stars having the face of a 13-year-old Janet Jackson and the voice I imagine Smoove B has.
revdrew
This kid is wonderful on just about every level.
Caminante Nocturno
I should be able to find this guy's CD in every store in the world. Music or otherwise.
Aubrey McFate
I like the dude's sound, but I can't look directly at him for longer than ten seconds.

He's such a nice guy, though. The internet needs more of him.
Cap'n Profan!ty
He's got a great sense of humor about himself. That's pretty awesome. Also: Lizard, how do you KNOW Don LaFontaine doesn't have to deal with 4chan busting down his front door? Do you think he'd tell us? I cannot imagine anything less likely than Don LaFontaine narrating Goatse.

kingarthur
4chan...

FeeFiFoFoTheFifeFifeBrown
Can somebody explain all this 4chan shit to me? Because this guy seems awesome and that site is not.
tamago
In this case it refers to Rickrolling, which is telling somebody you have a link to an awesome video on YouTube, then sending them to the original "Never Gonna Give You Up" video. One version even started out with a young girl stripping, then went to the video. It had a Mudkips screensaver playing over it. Also, going back even further: Rickroll was originally Duckroll, where a link within a post in 4Chan would lead to a picture of a duck with wheels and the caption "Duckroll'd." This was later wordfiltered to Eggtape.

bopeton
tamago, what? That explains nothing.

tamago
Sorry, it's the best I can do. :(

tamago
Meh, basically 4Chan became obsessed with the song "Never Gonna Give You Up" to ridiculous degrees. There, that's the best I'm gonna be able to explain it.

Aubrey McFate
Wow, tamago. Way to explain everything except how it relates to this video.

4channers are the ones who spammed his videos with requests to cover this song, mainly because he sounds like Rick Astley and people from that website all share the same butter-fueled hivemind when it comes to humor. Also, they filled his videos with racist jokes (because those are high-larious) and generally acted like dicks.

So there.

tamago
Doesn't your video description pretty much explain that though anyway?

Aubrey McFate
Yeah, but I left out the 4chan part of it. Didn't really want to mention the fuckers.

Anyways, HE WAS ON JIMMY KIMMELL. I very much want to buy this man's album.

NineEleven
this kid sucks ass
Vicious
Shame on you.

oogaBooga
No he really does suck ass. NineEleven misses the point of the rating system, however.

x
Bravely rated and reviewed, ryanowens.
Cinnamon Imperialist
Stop it. That's annoying.

Cap'n Profan!ty
When I'm not looking at him, he sounds like a more "in tune" version of Seth Macfarlane's "Cleveland" from "Family Guy."
Tuan Jim
Yes. That's exactly what I thought.

I wonder if the guy who does Cleveland's voice looks like a child as well?

j lzrd / swift idiot
Someone needs to tell Tay that he should stop Fucking Around With That Internet Fame Shit. He could do better, fuck, at the very least he could be a voice actor with one style, and still get paid without the humiliation of faceless dickheads jerking him around, all pestering him like he was the internet's personal Barry White. Don LaFontaine doesn't have to deal with 4chan busting down his e-front door.
kingofthenothing
He looks a lot like Michael Jackson but he sounds like a cross between Yoda and Dr. Hawking, but in a good way.
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