It’s perhaps appropriate that this song begins “Like the legend of the phoenix …” because like that mysterious bird of legend that rises from its own ashes, strange things occasionally happen. Don’t read between any lines here, but lets just say that I have a lot of respect for that myth.
Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” is, without question, the hottest jam of the summer — okay, maybe there’s a little bit of competition from Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” but let me ask you this: did anyone take the time to recreate an 8-bit rendering of “Blurred Lines” in Mario Paint’s Composer program? And if they did, did that cover of “Blurred Lines” achieve almost a million YouTube views in roughly 24 hours like this b*tchin’ cover of “Get Lucky” did? Or did Stephen Colbert get all sourpuss over the lack of Thicke blowing off his program like he did with Daft Punk? I think not. All roads point squarely towards “Get Lucky” as the heir apparent to whatever the hell last summer’s big jam was — I know what you think it was, and I’m not going to say it, but just know that that little ditty was big in the fall.
But if you like song covers, here are a couple others: