Taio Cruz just won’t go away. First we heard “Dynamite” sung by sassy schoolteachers. Then the song returned in our Songs of Summer 2010 post in an electro-pop guise. Now cover song addicts McFly bring their punk-pop twist to BBC’s Live Lounge. It may be the best of the three, but it’s hard to say. For such a godawful song, “Dynamite” has inspired some good covers.
The intro recalls Alphaville’s “Forever Young.” I assumed this was a coincidence, until I remembered where I’d first heard that song: as the centerpiece to the Napoleon Dynamite soundtrack. They’re clever, those McFly boys.
McFly – Dynamite (Taio Cruz cover)
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[…] heard plenty of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite” this year. First a pair of schoolteachers sassed it up. Then Alex Goot shoved a little extra electropop in. McFly stripped the production back for an […]