Huffpost Women

'Call Me Maybe,' Geordie Cover: The Carly Rae Jepsen Hit Gets The British Treatment

Posted: Updated:

Every time we think we've seen every possible iteration of "Call Me Maybe," (Harvard baseball boys, U.S. soldiers, Olympic swimmers...), a new cover comes along and makes us appreciate -- or at least feel obligated to listen to -- Carly Rae Jepsen's hit song all over again. This time we're being charmed by two women from across the Atlantic who have given "Call Me Maybe" the British treatment.

May Arcade, a musical duo from Newcastle, England made up of singer-songwriters Sophie and Leanne, turned "Call Me Maybe" into "Call Me Da'lin." They took the pop song's lyrics and tweaked them to fit a British dialect called Geordie, found in the Tyneside region. The results are pretty hilarious.

Some sample lyrics:
Swapped me soul for a wish/
Coppers and quids for a kiss/
A wasn't lookin for this/
But now y'in me way

How can you resist a dialect that turns "Here's my number, so call me maybe?" into "Here's me number, so giz a ring will y'pet?"

[H/T Gawker]

Related on HuffPost:

Close
"Call Me Maybe" Covers & Parodies
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Call me Maybe, Geordie | MetaFilter

The Geordie Cover of 'Call Me Maybe' Is Too Weird Not to Enjoy

Call Me Maybe - Geordie Cover (Call Me Da'lin) - YouTube

Call Me Maybe Geordie British Accent Cover - Viral Viral Videos

Geordie Cover Call Me Maybe on Perez TV

Call Me Maybe Cover Goes Abroad!!!