Panic! At The Disco’s first single, “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” got here out over a decade in the past, a chief instance of shiny mid-aughts mall emo. MTV’s stranglehold on youth tradition has lengthy since been relinquished, and emo has now seeped out from this aesthetic to be a type of all-encompassing temper inside widespread music. How may we hear the track with recent ears, right now, in 2017?
The reply, it seems, is with many kazoos directly:
Cool. That’s 25 kazoos related to one another. Right here they’re shredding the 1954 Chordettes hit “Mr. Sandman”:
And right here’s some musical theater, if that’s your factor:
These deconstructions recall, of their method, the recorder-based mayhem of the YouTube channel Shittyflute, but they strike their very own uniquely shitty chord inside the broader musical panorama. We’ve got turned a nook in postmodern deconstruction of pop music; that is the yr of the kazoo.
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