Subverted Humps

Alanis_myhumpsThink Christian has a great post looking at the subversion of pop songs.

The main example they cite is “Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas, a song somewhat renowned for its sexually suggestive lyrics and video.
[YouTube “Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas]

At the beginning of April Alanis Morissette released a parody of the song sung to a down tempo solo piano and with a knocking copy of the original “Humps” video.
[YouTube “Humps parody” by Alanis Morissette]

The Think Christian post Subvert this song! considers the value and usefulness of this kind of countercultural statement.

Does it work? What do you think?

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