Carly Rae Jepsen Re-Recorded ‘Run Away With Me’ Entirely in Simlish
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Carly Rae Jepsen’s horn-blasting “Run Away With Me” is one of SPIN’s 101 Best Songs of 2015, and now the polished pop star’s re-recorded the single entirely in Simlish — yes, the language of the popular computer game The Sims.
Paired with an expansion pack for the game — released today — Jepsen’s new garble-mouthed “Run Away” sounds like the sort of drunk karaoke videos you watch the next day thinking you totally killed the lyrics but really you just mush-mouthed your way through six bars before dropping the mic. That is to say, Jepsen’s rework is incredible and there’s a part on the chorus that sounds like she’s shouting the name of the famous sushi restaurant Nobu, much like Atlanta rapper Future’s dedication to the eatery on this fall’s “Jumpman.” Maybe the two artists could What A Time To Be Alive it?