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May 28, 2005

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Crazy Frog Axel F

Apparently this ringtone (click ‘preview’ on this page) has become… a top-selling single in the UK.

Whaaa?

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Posted May 28, 2005 at 11:22 | Comments (4) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted

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Yes I'm afraid so... but I guess it's more upbeat than Cold Play. Anyway every 9 year old is flocking to buy this. The spending power of youth, it gets younger every year. A sign of the times I guess.

Posted by: Zardoz on May 28, 2005 at 04:46 PM

Not bad, but I would rather have the original "Axel Foley's Theme" from Beverly Hills Cop... or better yet, updated with lyrics:

Bev-, Bev-, Beverly Hills Cop
Bev-, Bev-, Beverly Hills Cop
Axel Foley's Gonna Catch
The Bad Guys...

:-)

Wow. I happened to click on this at the exact same time as the iPod was playing Glass Danse by the Faint. They sync up perfectly!!

"Axel F" got a smart write-up in indie-rock uber-e-zine Pitchfork Media. Mostly it's a rumination on the UK singles charts and how they differ from the States'. Find the review here:

http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/tracks/05-05-31.shtml#song2

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