Probably one of my least favourite things in existence is when living singers like to play Frankenstein and “duet” with dead ones using weird digital technology to overlap their voices (and even recreate their bodies in video form). It’s weird, it’s unnatural and I don’t like it. Yes, it’s a shame you never got to sing with old Blue Eyes or have a rap battle with your hero Tupac, but let these artists rest in peace, man. Given a choice, they may not even have wanted to collaborate with you!
Anyhow, I sorta digress, but not really. Our good friend SuBo has done a Christmas album, and who better to make spin in his grave but the King himself, Elvis Presley? That’s right – Susan Boyle and Elvis have done ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ and it’s… fucking bizarre. And the video is even weirder.
“To put a unique twist on classic Christmas songs is truly wonderful. I grew up listening to Elvis and to sing with him, well, I didn’t think it would be possible. Isn’t technology brilliant? The track is for my father – and for Elvis.”
WEIRD! What do you think?