A song about an Apple and a pen got into the Guinness Book of records as the shortest single in the Billboard (VIDEO)
Japanese competitor Gungnam Style, created by comedian and DJ Kazuhiko Kozaki nicknamed Piko-Taro, sets new records. A 45-second composition, garnered 70 million views in Facebook and another 200 million into YouTube, entered the Guinness Book of records as the shortest song to ever hit the top 100 charts of Billboard magazine.
Honoring the 53-year-old comedian was held on Friday, October 28, in Tokyo, writes the Straits Times. Song Pico Tarot about the Apple, the handle and the pineapple broke the record set in 1964 by a group of The Womenfolk with the song Little Boxes with a duration of one minute and two seconds.
Pico-Taro, who became the first Japanese performer, ranked in the Billboard since 1990, has announced that it has signed a contract with the record companies Sony Music CNR Records and Time to sell your new songs around the world.
“I am very glad that became popular, but do not consider myself the epitome of modern Japanese culture,” says the musician who created the your favourite song of Justin Bieber, the recognition of the latter. During the press conference, the comedian tried to explain that I wanted to lay in the composition of deep philosophical meaning. “We are all in the same spaceship called Earth”, – he explained vaguely.
Recall the video of Piko Taro has hit the Internet in August and got viral spread. The contractor admitted that he spent on the shooting of the clip 100 thousand Japanese yen (about $ 1,300), and have not received a single yen of profit. Since then he has produced many parodies and video tutorial of dance moves. In response to questions about the world tour he jokes, explaining that all of his songs in total amount to no more than 20 minutes.