What’s the viral tune “If I Have been a Fish” about?
TikTok’s newest viral sensation known as ‘If I Have been A Fish’. Artists and companions Corinne Savage, aka Corook, and Olivia Barton first confirmed up singing the charming acoustic duo on April 11.
The tune exploded, racking up over 14 million views and feedback from musicians akin to Tori Kelly and Rina Sawayama.
“If I Have been A Fish” is about embracing the qualities that make you distinctive.
“I had a really emotional day, I felt unsafe and misplaced. So I cried to Olivia and after feeling her, we wrote this tune in 10 minutes to recollect the enjoyment of being totally different,” Corook shared within the TIC Tac caption.
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The healthful and ultra-catchy lyrics of the tune underline the distinctiveness of every individual by evaluating them to a glittering fish:
If I used to be a fish and also you caught me / You’d say, ‘Have a look at that fish glistening within the solar’ / It is so uncommon, I can not imagine you caught one / If I used to be a fish and that you just caught me / You I’d say: ‘Have a look at this fish, the heaviest within the sea’ / You’d win first prize in the event you caught me
Since then, the tune has change into an anthem for a lot of on TikTok, inspiring over 18,000 TikTok movies that includes dance routines, chants and fishy costumes.
Only a week after first teasing the tune on TikTok, the Nashville-based indie musicians have recorded the tune and formally launched it to YouTube and Spotify.
Watch the “If I Have been a Fish” clip under:
On April 25, followers of the tune gathered for a particular get-together in New York’s Washington Sq. Park, the place the gang stunned Corook by bringing kazoos.
In a publish on TikTok, Corook raved in regards to the turnout and thanked followers for attending the meet.
“All my sleazy New Yorkers…I can not imagine this. Thanks for singing with me yesterday,” Corook captioned footage from the occasion.
Corook shared the tune’s creation, “I am in a spot in my maturity the place I permit myself to be as a lot of myself as attainable, and I’ve by no means felt so misplaced in my life. Whether or not it is the type of music I make to my gender id, I do not really feel like I slot in. As I used to be crying about it to my girlfriend, Olivia Barton, she mentioned, “Let’s make a tune to really feel higher, and we should always make it as bizarre as attainable,'” Corook instructed Prelude Press of the tune’s creation.
“Writing that tune with Olivia will go down as one among my favourite reminiscences together with her as a result of I’ve by no means felt extra seen and cherished by one other human in my life. I suppose it solely is smart that the video capturing that reminiscence went viral,” Corook added.