Lana Del Rey made headlines after her "Saturday Night Live" performance of "Video Games" came under fire for being "pitchy and strangely guttural." The singer soon became the internet's punching bag, even inspiring one of the most popular web memes of the year.

Despite Del Rey's awkward "SNL" performance, however, "Video Games" became a viral hit, launching Del Rey into superstardom. Now, even Boy George is getting into the act. The Culture Club singer has released a video for his cover of "Video Games" -- and he's added a bit of Nashville flair (sliding guitars!) to the songstress' sweeping love song.

In this video, Boy George's cover is accompanied by a vivid tale of two lovers, played by Angel Rose and Cesar Polini. The clip shows the couple enjoying happier times -- like riding a merry-go-round together, making out and getting ice cream -- while coming to the realization that they're only just that: memories.

Watch Boy George's version of "Video Games" above and Del Rey's Instagram-esque original version below. Which one do you prefer?

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