Watch Bart Get Down to Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ on ‘The Simpsons’
Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” — the mega-hit from the French duo’s most recent full-length, Random Access Memories — hasn’t been quite as pervasive as it was in the summer of 2013, but it re-emerged in last night’s (May 10) episode of The Simpsons.
At a school dance, Bart hesitantly busts some moves with his date to the Pharrell-helmed tune per the insistence of a teenage devil-figure who encourages him to “enter the world of body spray, wiry hair and wondering what boobs feel like.” Check it out in the video above.
The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon — who left the show after four seasons in 1993 — passed away from colon cancer earlier this year. Writer Ken Levine called Simon “the real creative force behind The Simpsons.” He added, “The tone, the storytelling, the level of humor — that was all developed on Sam’s watch.” The series is in its 26 season and Variety reports that it was recently renewed for two more.
Pharrell — who was just added to the roster of this year’s Glastonbury music festival — has recently made headlines for another one of his 2013 summertime hits, “Blurred Lines.” Pharrell and collaborator Robin Thicke were found guilty of copyright infringement and ordered to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye’s estate for lifting from the late singer’s 1977 song, “Got to Give It Up.” Pharrell and Thicke then appealed the decision back in March.
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