In case you weren’t aware, local musical sensations Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have a song on the airwaves called Thrift Shop.
In the unedited version – not for radio play – a deep throated man repeats the phrase, “This Is F**k-ing Awesome.” Well, we can’t say that, so the radio version just plays a few beats there.
Neither can we play the slang word used for a man’s sexual member in the song, when Macklemore says he’s got a big one. (That’s where a rooster’s crow comes in – yes, clever.)
Now the group Kidz Bop has dumbed down the super hit even more – this one’s for the kids – and it’s a horror show…
Let’s start with the original – not safe for work – and a thing of beauty, even if rap ain’t your thing.
Now the radio edit:
Now the creepy kiddie version – a virtual horror show, in this reporter’s opinion:
How can I get their creepiness out of my head now?!
-Lee Callahan, Jack FM