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An American Psycho Publicity Stunt Made Huey Lewis By no means Need To See The Film



Uproxx experiences in an episode of Mark Hoppus’ Apple Music After Faculty Radio, Huey Lewis defined why he nonetheless has not seen “American Psycho”:

“On the eve of the discharge of the film, they got here out with a press launch that went all over the place that stated that Huey Lewis had seen the film and it was so violent that he yanked his tune from the soundtrack, to pump up curiosity. And that pissed me off, frankly, so I boycotted the movie. I’ve by no means seen the movie, however I did see the clip once we lampooned it for ‘Humorous Or Die.'”

100,000 copies of the soundtrack have been faraway from cabinets, however not due to violence: The rights had not been paid for the tune to be included on the album (through The Guardian).

It is clear that Lewis studied the “Hip To Be Sq.” clip for the parody with Bizarre Al Yankovic. He recreates all the things to a T, from the foolish little jig that Patrick Bateman does by the CD participant to Christian Bale’s clipped voice, sharp mannerisms, and extensive eyes conveying a live-wire vitality. As a substitute of speaking about his music, Huey Lewis monologues in regards to the movie itself:

“Do you want ‘American Psycho’? It is okay. Though initially polarizing to audiences and critics alike, it developed a a lot deserved cult following when launched on digital video disk or DVD. There, it discovered a second life and actually got here into its personal. Commercially and artistically, the film works each as a grim examination of male vainness whereas additionally sustaining actual style thrills.”

Then, he kills Bizarre Al for protecting considered one of his songs. Though he’s nonetheless upset in regards to the publicity stunt, it is nice that Huey Lewis might ship such a hilarious deal with for “American Psycho” followers.



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