Hats off to you if you can figure out what Aubrey O'Day is doing with her music career. At this point, it looks like she's in "throw everything at the wall and see what sticks" mode.
After her reality show All About Aubrey failed to produce a second season, Aubrey released "Wrecking Ball," a bland pop single penned by former American Idol contestant Pia Toscano.
But now, she's going the JoJo route and hoping to ride an Internet wave by putting her own spin on a cover of a male pop star's huge hit song. Jojo tackled Drake's "Marvin's Room" while Aubrey has chosen to take on Gotye's breakout single "Somebody That I Used to Know."
Assuming the persona of the other woman, Aubrey bemoans her status as a sideline chick as she claws back at her lover and his meddling wife in the song's lyrics.
Listen to Aubrey's cover of Gotye below
Some of this is actually quite good. Aubrey's a legit singer so the verses work. But the vocal arrangement on the chorus is kind of the pits. A better producer would've ironed things out here.
And was the cursing necessary? Didn't Aubrey leave Bad Boy behind?
No word on how Gotye feels about the cover, but given his harsh critique of the Glee cover, Aubrey probably shouldn't hold her breath for his glowing praise.
Even if this isn't a perfect track, it's great to see Aubrey back to making music. That, not the paparazzi or reality show circuit, is where she should focus her talents.