Do you want to hear Dan Smith of Bastille sing, “To my homegirls here with the big butts, shaking it like we at a strip club”? Yes, of course you do.
In a new YouTube upload that could maybe make up for all the evil that happens in the world today, the London indie squad recreated Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” during a visit to BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. To do so, they not only pass the pop track through their electro-fabulous, British-accented filter, but also add strings, an Eminem “Lose Yourself” beat, and a somber demeanor that perfectly contradicts the source material.
If that’s not enough, the group closes the session out with a cover of Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Achy Breaky Heart.”
We were forwarded this video earlier today by one particularly prudent member of our sister site Hollyscoop, who also claims that there’s a Lion King "Hakuna Matata" at 1:43-ish. And ever since then it’s been on repeat. We invite you to drink the Kool-Aid too. Watch below: