The 64-year-old actor and musician took to social media on Saturday (Sept. 4) to submit a video of himself soulfully performing the interview-turned-song with nothing however an acoustic guitar and an precise ear of corn.
“I can’t think about a extra lovely factor,” Bacon captioned his temporary clip on Instagram, including the hashtag #itscorn.
In early August, the online channel Recess Therapy shared an interview with a younger boy named Tariq (aka the “corn child”), who adorably and enthusiastically shared his love of corn on the cob. The interview has since gone viral, and reached new heights of recognition on TikTok and YouTube after being remixed by The Gregory Brothers, who’re recognized for viral sensations like “Mattress Intruder Music” and “Double Rainbow Music.”
The Gregory Brothers’ version of “It’s Corn” was launched in late August and had amassed practically 2.4 million views on YouTube at press time. The music has additionally been used is greater than 400,000 TikTok movies since dropping, based on NPR.
Bacon’s model of the observe options the actor, sporting a free becoming shirt and sporting sun shades whereas lounging on a sofa close to the ocean, tapping the strings of his guitar with an actual piece of corn whereas emotionally delivering some alternative traces from Tariq’s interview.
This isn’t Bacon’s first time sharing his playful covers on social media. In current months, the actor-musician has posted a number of clips of himself protecting artists like Harry Styles and Beyonce in entrance of his beloved goats.
Take a look at Bacon’s “It’s Corn” cowl under on Instagram.