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VIDEO: Macklemore's 'Thrift Shop' is officially eating itself

In case the fact that my dad turns up the radio every time Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" comes on isn't enough evidence to prove that the song has worn out its welcome, I present to you exhibits B and C.

VIDEO: Macklemore's 'Thrift Shop' is officially eating itself

Screenshot via YouTube

In case the fact that my dad turns up the radio every time Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" comes on isn't enough evidence to prove that the song has worn out its welcome, I present to you exhibits B and C. The former is Postmodern Jukebox's ye olde time cover of "Thrift Shop" that feels like it comes with a jug of bootleg moonshine. The latter is an electronic dance song from Bart & Baker that samples that old timey version of the song.

A 2012 song about buying second-hand clothes from the 1970s was transformed into a prohibition era hit that was turned into a 21st century house beat. Macklemore's debut hit is officially eating itself.

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