Video: A Stroke of genius?
The rather unfortunately named XFactor1 have released a video for their cover of Billy Squier’s 1981 nugget The Stroke.
The Stroke is on the Columbus, Ohio rockers’ recently released album Famous.Last.Words.
They explain their choice of band moniker as follows:
“Most people know that an ‘x factor’ is the unknown intangible. We wanted to be known as the No.1 unknown intangible in all aspects of people’s lives.”
Right… but just don’t tell that to Tulisa – her brain’d probably explode.
(By the way – XF1′s singer bears an uncanny resemblance to Iranian stand-up comedian Omid Djalili, don’tcha think? Either that or the bloke in Right Said Fred.)
Here’s a reminder of the Billy Squier version:
Which, of course, provided the inspiration for this work of genius: