Everyone loves a good musical mashup. There’s just something about one song you know and love mixed in with another song you also know and love that just brings a smile. If it’s the right two songs that is. A good mashup song is like peanut butter and jelly. Two great tastes that go great together. Of course, a bad one is like oil and water.
But thanks to Boing Boing, we’ve discovered an amazing mashup from the mysterious internet DJ SickickMusic. it features two of the biggest recording artists in pop music history — Michael Jackson and Phil Collins.
Sickick had the genius notion of combining Jackson’s 1992 hit “Remember the Time” with Phil Collins’ debut solo single, 1982’s “In the Air Tonight.” The description simply says “If MJ and Phil Collins had a secret relationship we didn’t know about…” You can hear the results, and see SickickMusic’s DJ in his super creepy mask, above. The original video is brief, but luckily another YouTuber made an extended version. You can listen to the longer version right here:
This is one of those mashups where you wonder how the heck someone hadn’t thought of it before. After all, these are two giants of pop, with nearly fifty top ten hits between the two of them. Actually, we wouldn’t mind a whole series of MJ/Collins mashups. A few years back, someone made a pretty awesome mashup of Collins’ hit, “Sussudio,” with Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal.” Were they predicting a trend maybe?
If you’re into this mashup, then SickickMusic has a ton of others on their channel. There’s a Drake x LMFAO mashup that is fun as heck, and one of Gwen Stefani x Aerosmith. (Or, to be more accurate, No Doubt and Aerosmith). And those are all just the tip of the iceberg.