Selfish High Heels

Selfish High Heels

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"Selfish High Heels" is a song by vaporwave artists マクロスMACROSS 82-99 and Yung Bae featuring Harrison which, like You Reposted In the Wrong Neighborhood, became popularly used in video remix memes such as Just Give 'Em One of These and Play This At My Funeral.

Origin

"Selfish High Heels" is a collaborative track between マクロスMACROSS 82-99, Yung Bae, and Harrison, all of which are artists in the future-funk subgenre of vaporwave. The track, later released on Yung Bae's 2015 album Japanese Disco Edits, was originally uploaded to Soundcloud on August 29, 2014, but was first uploaded to YouTube on December 11th, 2014 (shown below, left). The track samples "Dress Down" by Kaoru Akimoto[1] (shown below, right).



Spread

The song first began seeing use as a remix meme when it was used in a "Just Give 'Em One Of These" edit posted to Tumblr by user e-lodicolo[2] on October 4th, 2016, gaining over 490,000 notes. The video was uploaded to YouTube one month later, gaining over 116,000 views (shown below, left). On January 15th, 2017, YouTuber Jack Blanchette uploaded a video of the track set to a scene from Scooby Doo, gaining over 32,000 views (shown below, right).



Other popular edits featuring the song include a Regular Show edit that gained over 68,000 views (shown below, left) and a Breath of the Wild edit that gained over 20,000 views (shown below, right).



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External References

[1] Who Sampled – Selfish High Heels

[2] Tumblr – e-lodicolo

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