A mash-up of Nine Inch Nails’ “Head Like A Hole” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You” has no right to be any good — especially after someone’s previous attempt to mash up the same NIN song with Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” failed so spectacularly. A combination that turns those two songs into a Trent Reznor/Carly Rae duet should suck completely, absolutely, and without reservation. An amateur remix that turns those two songs into a story about resistant loner Trent Reznor finding love? That should be an abomination unto God. And yet. A random genius named YITT has found a way to turn those two songs into one song absolutely seamlessly, his secret weapon being the fact that “Head Like A Hole” was always a pretty great pop song. Experience the absurdity below.
Be honest: You now have “I Really Like You,” and not “Head Like A Hole,” stuck in your head.