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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Postmodern Jukebox: Fred and Ginger Styling of Paula Abdul's Straight Up
Postmodern Juke is the brain-child of Scott Bradlee, a Jazz musician who both loves, and hates, contemporary popular music. In what can only be called genius, he restyles modern songs into the Jazz influenced styles of 20th Century music. Hits from Madonna, Bon Jovi, Lorde, and Lady Gaga have all been given the post modern treatment and the results are an aural masterpiece.
Paula Abdul's break out hit "Straight Up" featured her dance skills (in the MTV video.) Now image taking that hit and giving it the full Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers treatment: