Monday, November 28, 2011

Seriously, What Is This?

Please help me out because I'm confused. When did David Campbell (Australia's answer to Michael Buble) ditch his finely tailored suit for a leather jacket and Aviators? More importantly, why is the nation's Sultan of Swing churning out dubious '80s cover versions with videos that cost less than his sunglasses? I don't even know what to write about this mess. It's stuck in that awkward limbo between completely embarrassing and so-bad-it's-amazing. On one hand, I like it for the comedic value and Dave's bulging pecs. On the other, the song has been done to death and this interpretation lacks imagination. Why not do a soul or swing version? Instead, this sounds like something from karaoke night at my local pub. Which is ridiculous because the man can sing. I'm intrigued. Is the rest of his new album... this stunning? I guess I'll find out tomorrow when I see him perform live. "Let's Go" is in stores now. Buy/download it if you dare.


5 comments:

Jon said...

Mediocre. Jx

Glenn said...

I saw an ad for his album last night on the tele and I thought it was a joke. :/

Chris MCB said...

OMG.... That closet door is creaking... Seriously I don't think the Grannies (ie your fanbase) care that you like the cock...

noelster said...

aren't all his albums covers though? he's covered everything from danke shoen and devil w/ a blue dress to hello dolly and luck be a lady. 80s are hot right now. the arrangements are pretty standard, but that seems to be his MO when recording.

Anonymous said...

this is fucking disgraceful!