David Hasselhoff Raps about Guardians of the Galaxy
Nothing gets you ready for the weekend quite like David Hasselhoff rapping about the Guardians of the Galaxy! Thank you internet…
So if you wondered why David Hasselhoff was at the Red Carpet Premiere this week, your questions have been answered!
We of course recommend listening to the entire track – ideally while dancing like baby Groot – but if you want to skip to the Hoff, he begins dropping sick rhymes at 01:39
This wonderfully WTF moment is brought to you by Guardians of the Galaxy Writer / Director James Gunn who penned Hasselhoff’s lyrics himself.
Really, you can’t make this stuff up…
From Rolling Stone:
“This comedic original, co-written by Gunn and score composer Tyler Bates, is meant as a sort of Guardians take on Meco’s disco Star Wars theme. Gunn is particularly proud of a line that rhymes “procyon lotor” – i.e., “racoon,” as in Bradley Cooper’s Rocket – with “motor.” They recruited David Hasselhoff as vocalist largely because he’s supposed to be one of Peter Quill‘s childhood heroes“.
And if you want to sing along (admit it, you do!) the folks at io9 kindly provided the lyrics:
Getting down and dirty with a procyon lotor
Got no people skills but he’s good with motors
That weird thing by his side an infantilized sequoia
The two of them walk by, people say “Oh Boy-a”
They ask me why I’m bringin’
A baby into battle
“Thats really irresponsible”
And getting them rattled
I say “Give me a break
Get off my back dammit”
I didn’t learn parenting
My daddy was a planet
In these times of hardship
We are Groot
Guess what’s playing on repeat at Sideshow HQ today!
It’s the perfect soundtrack to listen to while checking out all of Sideshow’s awesome Guardians of the Galaxy collectibles!