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Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Old 11-22-11, 07:01 PM
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Originally Posted by Randy Miller III View Post
Back on topic?

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How wonderful. The songwriters get royalties from that commercial.
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Has this been posted? I'm afraid to venture back through the entire thread.

Literal Friday video.

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Saturday has arrived....

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You mean this uber-vapid **** didn't... ah, who cares.
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^^ Apparently, 13 million people have cared so far (or at least viewed the thing). I weep for humanity...
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^Indeed! I feel like moving to an uninhabited island in the South Pacific, but I don't like fish, so that's a nonstarter.
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

I tried to shoot myself but the gun jammed.

Fuck.
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Ya'll are being pretty hard on this girl. It's obvious we aren't the demo for this song. Sure there may not be ANY demo for this song, but it's certainly not us.
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The demo are people whose guns won't jam like mine did.
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

I have a hard time hating this. She seems to be having fun, good for her. I've sung poorly my entire life, and never made a dime from it.

On the other hand, "insert internet rage/hate here".
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Originally Posted by mndtrp View Post
I have a hard time hating this. She seems to be having fun, good for her. I've sung poorly my entire life, and never made a dime from it.

On the other hand, "insert internet rage/hate here".
That's kind of my view on it.. Sure.. its an awful song and isn't what I'd listen too.. but what does it really hurt.. Just don't listen if you don't like it.

The only confusion I have regarding the song is the random scene at the end where a cop busting some black guy kind of breaks into the living room. That just came out of left field.
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Originally Posted by Canis Firebrand View Post

The only confusion I have regarding the song is the random scene at the end where a cop busting some black guy kind of breaks into the living room. That just came out of left field.
Refercing Patrice who appears in all the songs he writes/produces. He's also reciting lyrics that Patrice did during Friday.
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Originally Posted by mndtrp View Post
I have a hard time hating this. She seems to be having fun, good for her. I've sung poorly my entire life, and never made a dime from it.

On the other hand, "insert internet rage/hate here".
I'm sure Ted Bundy had fun doing what he did, that doesn't mean I can't hate it.
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10 pages on a song that is not all that horrid. Interesting.
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We may have a new winner.

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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

This Alison Gold must be on one heluva shit-streak. She had a crappy song going around late last year (and that got posted in another thread) called "Chinese Food".
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

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This Alison Gold must be on one heluva shit-streak. She had a crappy song going around late last year (and that got posted in another thread) called "Chinese Food".
You've got to admit, at least Rebecca Black doesn't look like a total bitch.
Old 02-12-14, 08:20 PM
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I'm sure "Friday" was a serious attempt to write a good song, but other chicks like Alison Gold (and the people behind her production) are purposely trying to write bad songs to gain popularity. It's obvious when they're repeating words over and over and have song titles like "Chinese Food" and "ABCDEFG".
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Re: Rebecca Black's "Friday" — This Week's Worst Song of All Time

Her official website, RebeccaBlackOnline.com has gem updates like these under Latest News:



Rebecca and friends, Caspar Lee and Marcus Butler, visit the Amway Center to support the Orlando Magic as they played against the Oklahoma City Thunder on March 22.
So, in the last year, one of the three most notable events was that she left the house to see a 20-62 basketball team play.
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She has a website to chronicle her meteoric rise in the music biz. That's priceless.
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'Friday' almost ruined Rebecca Black's life. 9 years later, she's addressing the toll it took
By Scottie Andrew, CNN

(CNN)Partyin', partyin', YEAH! "Friday," the accidental anthem of 2011 and an ode to the best day of the week, is officially nine years old.

It became something of a national joke when it debuted. But to a then-13-year-old Rebecca Black, the single's star, the jokes made at her expense were immensely damaging.
Black, now 22 but still a pop singer, is remarkably well-adjusted for someone whose life was upended by a music video. She marked the 9th anniversary of the song that started it all with a note to her younger self -- and advice for her followers to love themselves a little better.
"9 years ago today a music video for a song called 'Friday' was uploaded to the internet. Above all things, I just wish I could go back and talk to my 13-year-old self who was terribly ashamed of herself and afraid of the world," she wrote.

The backlash was more traumatic than she let on then. In her post, she shares that she felt depressed and alone at 15. Classmates threw food at her and her friends at 17. And at 19, producers and songwriters told her they'd never work with her.
All of it taught her to be kinder to herself, even if self-love is something she still struggles with.
"I'm trying to remind myself more and more that every day is a new opportunity to shift your reality and lift your spirit," she wrote. "You are not defined by any one choice or thing. Time heals and nothing is finite. It's a process that's never too late to begin."
Black was only in middle school when she filmed the infamous video. She paid a company called Ark Music Factory to write her a song and film a music video for it, starring her and her friends.

It's not an artistic achievement, but it's fitting for the young star at its center. In it, Black sways and sings her way through a Friday -- she wakes up, she eats cereal, she can't decide which seat in a convertible to take. Typical teen stuff.
The negative comments rolled in almost immediately, and nearly all of them lambasted Black.
"It's not that I was protecting this thing as, like, my prized most beautiful creative thing I've ever made in my life," she told Buzzfeed in 2019. "But it was me. And that was my face. And that was my name people were making fun of."
Since then, she's worked to write and release her own music that's truer to herself. And instead of resenting the song that made her famous, she's embraced the infamy -- and made peace with the teen who never could've expected what "Friday" could do.

Brava, [sic] Ms. Black. You've earned your weekend.
https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/11/enter...rnd/index.html

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Well I hope you guys are happy about being mean to her, especially the thread starter.
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You didn’t even post the picture!
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You didn’t even post the picture!
Yeah, she's certainly, um.. grown up?

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Nothing is finite?


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Originally Posted by The Bus View Post
Brava, [sic] Ms. Black. You've earned your weekend.
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Why does "brava" get a [sic]? That's the correct term for a female performer.

On topic, she never deserved an ounce of the hate she received. Glad she seems to have come out the other side in a good place.

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