Latest Mattel Commercial Uses Aqua's Barbie Girl Song


My, oh, my! Look how things have changed.

Aqua, the most successful-ever Danish pop group, were a worldwide phenomenon in the late ‘90s, no small thanks to their monster hit single – “Barbie Girl.”

The single’s playfully risqué lyrics and double entendres created a lot of controversy, and  things came to a head, when Mattel, the makers of Barbie® dolls, sued the band for copyright infringement.

Now, in a bizarre turn of events, Mattel is using the same song (minus all the sexual innuendo) as a promotional song for their flagship product.

So, without much further ado, here is “The Barbie®.”

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