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Postby sumerak » Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:24 pm

Bruce the Duck @ Jul 17 2006, 07:01 PM wrote:I have no idea what R. Kelly song he would do though?  What was the last R. Kelly hit?


I've been hoping he'd do a polka version of R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet".
It would be pretty hilarious to hear Al tackle all 12 parts of that insane Hip-Hopera as one gigantic polka epic.
Not a spoiler... just a possibility...
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Postby Insert Coin(s) to Continue » Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:27 pm

sumerak @ Jul 17 2006, 11:24 AM wrote: I've been hoping he'd do a polka version of R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet".
It would be pretty hilarious to hear Al tackle all 12 parts of that insane Hip-Hopera as one gigantic polka epic.
Not a spoiler... just a possibility...


Yeah, I'm hoping he'll do something with that. I mean, there are parts of it that are so rediculous -- it just just begging for a parody.
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Postby CatraDhtem » Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:35 pm

sumerak @ Jul 17 2006, 02:24 PM wrote:I've been hoping he'd do a polka version of R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet".


I think "Trapped in the Closet" is pretty likely ("Trapped in the Wal-Mart?"). Although R.'s albums have always done pretty well, the "TP.3 Reloaded" album topped all the charts it hit. "Closet" didn't do phenomenally well (#38 on the "Pop 100" and #14 on the "Hot Digital Songs" chart), but it still averaged better than the other tracks off the album.
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Postby Teh Dingo » Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:38 pm

Yep....not to mention that even if it was an utter failure, the whole bombast of Trapped in a Closet has taken on a life of it's own.
in a complicated song does it look like al has no head
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Postby CatraDhtem » Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:46 pm

spacedingo @ Jul 17 2006, 02:38 PM wrote:Yep....not to mention that even if it was an utter failure, the whole bombast of Trapped in a Closet has taken on a life of it's own.


And that's just it. For a number of reasons, R. Kelly and that song are still on a lot of people's minds, either due to R.'s little problems in the past or because of "South Park" or whatever. And of course what's cool is that Al probably wouldn't address any of that in a parody.

And for those of you just joining us, "Ridin'" is currently at #9 on the "Hot 100." It has been on the chart so far for twenty-one weeks, has topped the chart for two weeks, and has already gone Platinum.
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Postby TheMeccaOfAlbinoPoodles » Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:36 am

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He better do a Trapped in the Closet parody.
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Postby mrmeadows » Tue Jul 18, 2006 6:56 am

Bruce the Duck @ Jul 17 2006, 12:20 PM wrote: I just listened to parts of "Trapped in the Closet." :huh: What the heck is that? That's not even a song. Is there even a hook?


It's part of a longer "Hip-Hopera", as someone put it earlier. I think this piece is tailor-made for one of Al's "movie" songs, since the original is basically just the linear telling of a story. Al could basically sing the plot of a recent popular film, or film series (and make it funny, of course).

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Postby Yankovic Farley » Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:16 am

I think this piece is tailor-made for one of Al's "movie" songs, since the original is basically just the linear telling of a story. Al could basically sing the plot of a recent popular film, or film series (and make it funny, of course).



Imagines "Trapped in Middle Earth." :)
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Postby Insert Coin(s) to Continue » Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:26 am

I never liked Trapped in the Closet. I haven't heard the entire thing, but it is really annoying at parts. It feels like watching a soap opera. The musical style of it is very good, though, and Al could really do something with it.
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Postby Insert Coin(s) to Continue » Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:33 am

If Al does a parody of Trapped in the Closet, I imagine he'll have some fun with this line
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