Social media phenomenon LadBaby releases his Christmas number one contender “We Built This City (On Sausage Rolls)”!
Facebook and YouTube phenomenon Mark Doyle aka LadBaby has revived the old Starship classic “We Built This City” with new lyrics about…sausage rolls(!) and aims to be Christmas number one this year!
The 31 year old from Nottingham, together with his wife, will donate all proceeds from the song to The Trussell Trust, a charity formed in 1997 to stop people on the streets going hungry and currently operates over 80 foodbanks across the UK alone.
“We Built This City” was released in 1985 by American rock group Starship (“Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now”) and topped the singles charts in The US, Canada and Australia as well as being a huge hit all over the world, despite Rolling Stone magazine placing it in the top ten worst songs of the 1980’s!
LadBaby describes himself as “The transition from Lad-to-Dad…one beer at a time, Dad Blogger, Entrepreneur, Trophy Husband, King of Dad Hacks and Inventor of the Toolbox Lunchbox and Zim Zimmer! Appointed father figure in 2016”. He currently has over 19,000 followers on Twitter, 460,000 on YouTube and 2.9 million on Facebook!
The song was released together with a video on Friday 14th December and on the UK midweeks chart released on Monday 17th, was sitting at No.2, with only Ava Max’s “Sweet But Psycho” above it! And we say GOOD LUCK LadBaby!
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