Music video: Jack Black and Jason Segel redo Bowie/Crosby holiday classic
Saturday 11 December 2010
An update of the 1977 recording of "Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth," a duet with David Bowie and Bing Crosby, has been posted on the College Humor website. This animated version features cartoons of Jack Black (
Tropic Thunder) and Jason Segel (
I Love You, Man), who both appear in the upcoming
It starts with a conversation about borrowing some ginger from Black's bushel. Jason sits down at the Black family ivories to play a classic holiday carol. The two then launch into song.
Originally recorded for Crosby's 1977 television special Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas, the song was previously parodied by Willie Nelson and Stephen Colbert, host of The Colbert Report, for the show's holiday special.
The Black and Segel song is downloadable on iTunes.
The original "Little Drummer Boy" by David Bowie and Bing Crosby: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vJp-lSv0S0
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