I recently came across this video and, well, I’m not exaggerating when I say it changed my life.
Listen, we’re all thinking it, so I’m just gonna come out and say it: If Robin Thicke can have the song of the summer, then Alan Thicke should have the song of the fall.
People, we can make this happen.
I hear your questions, and I have answers.
- Yes, the Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship was a thing. And it was awesome.
- While I would like to say that I believe in Crystal Light because I believe in me, mostly I believe I learned the hard way that Crystal Light and vodka taste terrible together.
- Yes, it’s possible for a song to become a big hit decades after it was first released. See also: “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
- Yes, the Thickes are Canadian. So yes, another number 1 hit in the U.S. would further enhance otherwise precarious U.S. – Canadian relations. I’m sure the State Department would totally be behind another Thicke clan number 1.
- Like you, I’m concerned about the Canadian music mafia. However, I’m confident that we can get the likes of Bryan Adams and Randy Bachman behind another big international hit from Canada. Truthfully, I’m not 100% sure that we can get the nod of approval from Gordon Lightfoot, but I don’t think he would stand in the way. After all, he’s on a carefree highway.
- Yes, I recognize that Alan Thicke used to be married to Gloria Loring of “Days of Our Lives.” I’m not sure how their relationship ended, so it would be possible that the large “Days” lobby could oppose a successful hit song by Ms. Loring’s ex. However, I think the “How I Met Your Mother” lobby would more than make up for any “Days” bitterness.
- Yes, I’m totally thinking what you’re thinking: The name of the song is “Sweaty and Hot,” and it’s about the benefits of working out. Michelle Obama will be all over this!
- No, there’s just really nothing left to say.
So, let’s make this happen. The song is catchy in that “I started out laughing but I can’t get it out of my head and now I’m really into it” sort of way. Isn’t that what all good pop music is?
Go to iTunes. Go to Amazon. But just go forth and spread the words: “Sweaty and Hot!”