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Internet Killed the Video Star

This song is a parody of The Buggle’s "Video Killed The Radio Star" (see this post).  This particular version is an eStudio.com production that debuted in Shockwave.com on June 6, 2000 to "usher in another paradigm-breaking medium…"  As far as I know this is the first such parody that was released.  (There are other versions parodying the original song.)  A video of "Internet Killed the Video Star" is available on YouTube.  (The lyrics to this version of the song is more or less good; terrible shame about the innuendos in the video.  Speaking of the opposite, here’s one called "Nice Video, Shame About The Song" featuring a young Rowan Atkinson.  But I digress…) 
 
It’s amazing how far the Internet has come in the last several years.  Here’s a nostalgic look at the end of the MTV era and the beginning of the Internet era. 
 
Internet Killed the Video Star
Broad Band
I heard about Mosaic back in ’92
On IRC the talk was focusing on you
Big business idiots, they never had a clue
 
Oh-a-oh
 
With AOL came Compuserve and Prodigy
promising video interactivity
and we can download all our porno…for a fee
 
Oh-a-oh
 
Gates didn’t like it
 
Oh-a-oh
 
He didn’t own it
 
Internet killed the video star
Internet killed the video star
 
Realtime streaming broke your heart
 
Oh-a-oh-oh-oh
 
And now we watch Realtime, 3-D rendering show
MP3 audio just seemed so long ago
Hell, I remember watching MTV in mono!
 
Oh-a-Oh
 
Came from the cold war
 
Oh-a-oh
 
Now it’s one global store
 
Internet killed the video star
Internet killed the video star
 
Plug my mind into the bar
Drink martinis with a former teen pop star
Record Ricky Martin on my DVD-R
Forget all about who you really are…
 
You are a video star
You are a video star
 
Internet killed the video star
Internet killed the video star
Internet killed the video star
 
You are a video star.  Internet killed the video star.
 
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