Because you know I’m all about that bass

Once again, I find myself extremely late to the party, but I can’t help myself: I really like Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass”.

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. It’s playing everywhere – either the original or one of the innumerable parodies that are floating around.

I like it because:

1) like most people, I see it as a positive song. Basically, she’s saying you’re perfect, even if you’re not a size zero, which is a refreshing and much needed message.

and also

2) I genuinely am “all about that bass”…by which I mean I flippin’ love bass lines and bassists and even the word “bass”. BASS!

Plus, I like that old-school “doo wop” vibe – that’s one of the reasons I listen to Olly Murs.

As if those weren’t decent enough reasons, there’s this amazing tidbit: actor Ed Westwick took advantage of the song’s popularity and his Gossip Girl character’s lasting impression and created a hilarious shirt with proceeds going to charity:

Let’s be real, Chuck Bass was far and away the best part of Gossip Girl (especially the later seasons).

There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about:

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