Watch the United States Navy Band turn a Taylor Swift classic into a Sea Shanty

'We were very much into this music before it was cool'
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On Monday the U.S. Navy band totally won the internet after sharing a parody cover of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

Expect the U.S. Navy band gave the famed pop song one minor little twist… turning the breakup bop into a full-blown sea shanty.

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The Navy’s Chief of Information, Charlie Brown, retweeted the U.S. Navy Band’s account and said, “This sea shanty parody may VERY MUCH not be your jam... I'm so thankful for the talent, creativity, and sense of humor of our @usnavyband.”

When first sharing the video the U.S. Navy band wrote, “To quote @CHINFO, 'We were very much into this music before it was cool’,” following with the hashtags “#seashanty #seashantytok.” Who knew there was a whole world of sea shanties happening on social media. The internet is a weird place.

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Additionally, in true sea shanty fashion, the band gives a nautical twist to Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” delving deep into Taylor’s Red era.

This is the U.S. Navy Band’s first parody piece however, their YouTube account features numerous performance videos and tutorials. The account has 176,000 subscribers.

Hey U.S. Navy Band can you do Cardi B next?!

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