What do you do with an inebriated sailor? Put him on TikTok and make him a sensation. A recent trend on the video-sharing app has lots of people discovering and loving sea-shanties– and sounding like they’re sailing on a Victorian pirate ship, rather of taping songs from dry land.
Given TikTok’s collaborative nature, the trend appears to have outgrown musicians on the app merely sharing the seafaring songs and others doing the same.
One video that’s agent of the wave– and which has accumulated 79,000 views– shows Scottish vocalist NathanEvanss carrying out the timeless and widely known shanty “Drunken Sailor.” London singer Jonny Stewart duetted the clip to provide bass notes.
While “Drunken Sailor” might be a requirement on and off the high seas, other creators have shared a couple of other lesser-known shanties with the masses, and have actually assisted trigger a growing movement of people who want to play pirate-karaoke.
Hunter Evenson, a choir instructor, and Sam Pope, singer and guitar player of hard rock band Kids of Melvin, have actually just recently shared a variety of folk classics that seem like they ‘d be sailor favorites, like “Leave Her Johnny” and the Irish-folk tune “Rattlin’ Bog.”
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