Hamas 'Scary Song' Becomes Hilarious Viral Rip-Off in Israeli Cover Versions [VIDEOS]

Aug 06, 2014 02:52 PM EDT

Hamas 'Scary Song'
The Gaza war, the pop music front... (Photo : YouTube)

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With grateful thanks to Israel National News for the post, this is one of those 'you couldn't make it up' musical tales.

So, Hamas have apparently decided that if thousands of rockets and dozens of attack tunnels won't prevail in spreading terror, a song just might.

Problem is, the song they've gone for is upbeat and very hummable--not quite the scarefest they hoped it might be (the song, being in Hebrew rather than Arabic, is clearly aimed at an Israeli audience).

And Israelis, quite a few of them, rather like the tune! To the extent that they're creating tongue-in-cheek viral cover versions.

Here is the original:

And here are, variously, the drinking game version:

The Smurfs version:

And even a parrot rendition!

There are still more out there, of course, so stay tuned to Classicalite for the latest ones...

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