Back in December, I talked about the Maccabeats, the Yeshiva University cappella group and their video “Candlelight,” which brought in over 4.7 million hits on You Tube. Although extremely catchy, I honestly can’t stand that song. Even worse, I couldn’t even go on Facebook anymore without being bombarded with the overkill of linking to the video. In the end however, I decided to take the high road and compliment the group for capitalizing on the weak taste of today’s society for the sake of their own popularity as well as in finding a way to publicize a better understanding of the holiday via song.
I concluded by saying that “I look forward to their next big hit about how “they tried to kill us, failed, so we feast” celebration.”
But after watching the group’s newest song and video entitled “Purim Song,” I would like to take that back that previous statement… Because I never wanna look forward to something that lame ever again. Continue reading “Maccabeats new Purim Song video: The Lame Remains the Same”