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Song Challenge Day 16: Guilty Pleasure

“A song that is your guilty pleasure”

Moving into much more mainstream territory here. t.A.T.u. were very popular around the beginning of the millennium, and “All the Things She Said” is their most famous song.

Though, now that I think about it, I heard about t.A.T.u. before their English debut (I swear I’m not saying that for any hipster-y reason.) on the shoujoai.com forum, so I guess I still discovered them because of anime.

Anyway, what makes this song a guilty pleasure? Not the song itself, and not the artists (actually they’re kind of awesome; when told they couldn’t comment on the Iraq war on the Tonight Show, they wore shirts that said “F*ck war!” in Russian (yes, the camera cut away when they kissed)), but everything I’ve ever heard about their original manager makes him sound very controlling and quite possibly a total creep, and he did direct this song’s video.

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