Russell Brand: The internet pokes fun at comedian turned revolutionary... by shouting Blur's 'Parklife' at the end of each sentence
Russell Brand's tendency towards verbosity has led his detractors to find a succinct way to palm off his talk of revolution: just stick the chorus of Blur's Parklife on the end.
>>Scroll down to see a couple of examples<<
You may remember the 1994 song featured lines spoken by actor Phil Daniels like "Confidence is a preference for the habitual voyeur of what is known as…" that were echoed by Damon Albarn with the titular word.
Well @paperclipracket and later, to thousands of retweets, @danbarker discovered the word was a good fit for excerpts from Brand's book (above).
Brand responded, but was met an inevitable and unrelenting response (see below...)
This meme could go on for some time, given the host of tweets, columns, interviews and books from Brand there are to revisit.
"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)," Barker told BuzzFeed.
If you think Russell Brand’s new book Revolution is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
Belfast Telegraph Digital