Has Russell Brand Just Been Saying the Lyrics of Blur’s ‘Parklife’ All This Time?

Russell Brand has started an exciting new chapter in his life, in which he is imitating Fred Armisen’s Nick Fehn character from Saturday Night Live full-time. Brand now has a YouTube channel that pretty much consists of the Brit pundit/comedian/actor/West Ham fan holding a copy of The Sun and saying, “Pfff! I mean! Come on!” except with Brand’s typical Thesaurus Rex vocabulary. Compare and contrast:


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Several people on the YouTubes have noticed a similarity between Brand’s patter and that of the English actor Phil Daniels and his rant-verse in Blur’s iconic single “Parklife.” So they made a remix of one of Brand’s rants, set to the song. Thanks, Internet. PARKLIFE!

(h/t Buzzfeed)

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