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blink-182 Want You To Be In Their New Social Distancing-Themed Music Video

Show blink-182 what you’re up to at home, and you could be in their new music video for Happy Days.

Calling all pop-punks fans! blink-182 want you to be in their new social distancing-themed music video for Happy Days.

The trio – Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt Skiba – have put the call out for people who are quarantining themselves to help stop the spread of coronavirus, asking fans to show the band what they’re up to right now to pass the time.

Are you stuck at home?” blink ask. “This is an unprecedented time that’s got everyone wishing for happy days, so we had an idea. Let’s make a music video to show how you’re spending your social distancing time.

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Show us what you’re up to – singing, cooking, excessive hand washing, attempting TikTok dances – we want to see it all!! Submit your video clips and we’ll use our favorites to make a video for Happy Days.”

Get involved right here by uploading a vertical video, and sending them your email address, username, the country you’re from, and your postcode. Helpfully, if you’re a little rusty on the lyrics to Happy Days, they’ve also included those so you can sing away to your heart’s content.

This follows Mark encouraging fans to self-quarantine while taking the same steps himself.

“This whole thing is scary and unknown,” he said. “We have family members who are older and have compromised immune systems. We have dear friends with compromised immune systems. There are people we’ve never met who would not be able to fight the virus, so we are doing our part to slow the spread. The best possible outcome is that nothing happens, which will seem like we vastly overreacted, which is paradoxical, but necessary. Do the best you can, and take care of each other.”

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Travis has also been at home, spending his time behind his drums (would you really expect anything else?). The sticksman joined forces – well, virtually – with Machine Gun Kelly last week for an enthralling cover of Paramore’s Misery Business, which you can watch below:

Posted on April 1st 2020, 12:09pm
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