Video Hangover: Andy?s Val Talent – “Chacarron”

Twice a week, we dig in the MTV/VH1 archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. Is it crap, or is it the greatest video ever made? You decide.

“Chacarron”
Andy?s Val Talent, 2006

Some things to think about while you?re googling a translation of the chorus…

We recommend watching this once. After that, you’re on your own.
We watch a lot of videos — good and bad — so when we stumble upon something this gleefully and unapologetically stupid, we take notice. Is it serious? Probably not. Has it brought much joy into our lives? Absolutely. Are we about ready for someone to beat it out of our heads with a lead pipe? In a word: uleeeleuuuuuuuhauuuuueelaaaauhhhhhhuuuuuuuuuu.

Actually, the lyrics were co-written by Fergie
This video only proves what we had suspected all along: You don?t have to make sense in any language to write a better song than “My Humps.”

Mo’ money, mo’ Macarron
Given the obvious budget limitations for this project, we were impressed by all of the hip-hop and dance clichés Chacarron manages to incorporate. Sexy women, track suits, fish-eye lenses — they even have a rap interlude. But unfortunately they forgot to read the most important chapter of Diddy For Dummies — Chapter 1: Sample a Really Famous Song. If these guys had babbled nonsensically over, say, “King of Pain” they could have gone multi-platinum. As it is they?re probably doomed to obscurity.

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