1. It’s pretty simple. After this tweet by Dan Barker got thousands of retweets…
6. And the thing is, having spliced some clips together, there appears to be something in this.
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7. Who knows where the meme will strike next?
9. Barker, the guy who started the meme, told BuzzFeed News:
Just as Craig David eventually found peace with his Bo Selecta taunters, I hope Russell Brand can eventually forgive me, along with Damon Albarn, Phil Daniels, and @paperclipracket, who pointed out he’d made the observation before I did (his was funnier too).
Explanation for confused American readers: Basically, people in Britain have realised that Russell Brand sounds exactly like Phil Daniels in Blur’s 1994 hit “Parklife”.
Now everyone’s making mashups because that’s the internet.