Thats exactly what guitarist and singer Jonathan Coulton did, and says his sensitive folky, country, blue-eyed soul version of the song found on his website jonathancoulton.com will probably surprise people.
Coulton admits he never really listened to Baby Got Back in the 90s, because, he says, I sort of dismissed it as a juvenile song about butts.
Only recently did he revisit the tune and put it to his own music, and he insists, The lyrics are so awesome.
The singer-songwriter admits his five minute and 10 second- version is traditionally too long to be a hit but thinks the booty song still might help him make it big.
But Coulton says if hes asked to do a video, he wont dance on a butt a la Sir Mix-A-Lot, explaining, I might have to hire a body double who knows how to dance to do that.
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