I’m over 30 years old, so every time I try to understand the latest trends in TikTok, I feel my bones shattering into dust.But Tok’s latest meme (kids call it, right?) Is specially made for grumpy old beans like me: the singer Increasingly elaborate harmony Of the centuries-old sea shanti called Wellerman. It turns out that we can thank Rhea for working on the pirate game Sea of Thieves for the rise of Shanti Tok.
The Wellerman version of The Waverman, who made the waves on TikTok, was based on a song played by a British folk band called The Longest Johns. The group started playing Sea of Thieves in the YouTube series in 2019 and sang shanti to other players in voice chat. The first video featured The Wellerman and made a wave in the Sea of Thieves community.
“Before that, I was singing on a gig and it was on an album,” says Jonathan’JD’Darley. Daily dot.. “But it wasn’t much different from the others. The video was very popular in the Sea of Thieves circle and started to spread. Then, in different waves, the video and the song had different viruses. There was a peak of. “
Then the video started sharing on Tumblr, then on iFunny, and ran a bit on Reddit, then we released all the songs for use on TikTok … so far, this is absolutely crazy It was blown up in the mainstream. “
The band is still streaming regularly Cramps, Sea of Thieves is rich in content.
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