Within the newest superstar contribution to the “Tiger King” craze, the punk band the Offspring has shared its cowl of “Right here Kitty Kitty,” Joe Unique’s Carole Baskin diss monitor that was featured in Netflix’s documentary collection.
Although the collection led viewers to consider Unique had a rustic music profession on the aspect, “Right here Kitty Kitty” — together with many of the songs posted on-line below Unique’s identify —was truly recorded by the Clinton Johnson Band. Nonetheless, Unique produced an outrageous music video that was all his personal, making a spectacle of a Baskin lookalike feeding her husband’s “meat” to tigers.
The Offspring’s model additionally comes with a music video, but it surely’s far more tame. Lead singer Dexter Holland and guitarist Kevin “Noodles” Wasserman seem in masks, every enjoying guitar and including vocals to the monitor. In the meantime, drummer Pete Parada is wearing a full-blown tiger go well with.
The band is quickly joined by a few dancing cats, and B-roll of the “tiger” skateboarding round Newport Seashore is spliced all through. It’s a surprisingly stripped-down arrange for the Offspring, and the band performs it more true to the twangy nation sound of the unique than its personal punk roots. Revealed on April 21, the video already has over 1,000,000 views.
“Like lots of you, we’re going somewhat stir-crazy as of late, and we needed to do one thing enjoyable to place a smile on our faces, and hopefully on a few of yours too,” the band wrote within the video’s description.
In addition to the apparent hype surrounding the present, evidently the concept to cowl “Right here Kitty Kitty” was additionally impressed by the members’ spouses.
“The Offspring wives have been group-texting just lately, and whereas all of them agreed that they honestly love their husbands, there are occasions once they’ve completely felt like feeding us to the tigers,” the outline says.
Watch the Offspring’s cowl of “Right here Kitty Kitty,” and examine it to the unique, beneath.