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Weekly Music Video

Today's music video is for the single Jack Sparrow by American comedy/music group The Lonely Island and featuring American singer Michael Bolton. The Lonely Island consists of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, who met in junior high school and began making videos in September 2000. They worked on American comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live (Andy was a cast member and Jorma and Akiva were writers).

The Lonely Island have released 3 albums, Incredibad (2009), Turtleneck & Chain (2011) and The Wack Album (2013). Their music is a parody of hip hop/R'n'B and tends to have sexual and/or silly themes, lol.  Some of their most well known songs are J*zz in My Pants, I Just Had Sex and YOLO. The band have worked with quite a few celebrities, including Akon on I Just Had Sex,  Justin Timberlake on D*ck in a Box and Lady Gaga on 3-Way.

Jack Sparrow was released in 2011 and is meant to be a song about how skilled the group members are with picking up women but it gets hijacked by Michael Bolton who seems to be just a bit obsessed with Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean!

Please note that the video contains swearing.




Check out their website here: www.thelonelyisland.com

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