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TikTok’s Sea Shanty Craze Handles Nickelback

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 05: (L-R) Daniel Adair, Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger and Ryan Peake of Nickelback pose at the special announcement and live performance at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip November 5, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Nickelback is the latest act to get the “sea shanty” makeover on TikTok.

The viral craze takes moderns hits and remakes them to sound like old-fashioned songs of pirates and sailors.

UK group The Lottery Winners recently re-did Nickelback’s 2005 song, “Rockstar” and even the band noticed.

Nickelback shared the clip to their social media, saying, “Thanks to our new friends The @LotteryWinners for letting us join them on a new take of Rockstarrrr.”

What do you think of the sea shanty craze? Do you like this version of “Rockstar?” What else should get the sea shanty makeover?


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