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Monday, June 18, 2012

Kelly Rowland's Video For Rum Jam "Summer Dreaming"

The Real Talent From Destiny's Child Kelly Rowland has a new video out for some Bacardi rum 150th anniversary tie-in she's doing called "Summer Dreaming" (it's a remake of a song by Kate Yanai that went to #1 in Germany in 1991). The song itself is pretty generic dance fodder — the beat is kinda cheap, and it sounds like a whole four minutes were spent writing down lyrics ("Come on over, let's have some fun, just dancing in the morning sun") on a cocktail napkin.

Still, it's Ms. Kelly and it's a sunny summer jam. Imagine that this is what Beyonce would be doing if she wasn't busying herself with ripping off European artists she thinks no one in the States has ever heard of. Instead, she should just be knocking off Kate Yanai, like Kelendria!

Here's Kate's version: