Posts Tagged “Rick Astley”

“Never Gonna Give You Up” is a dance-pop song originally performed by Rick Astley. It was released as a single from Astley’s multi-million selling debut album Whenever You Need Somebody, which was written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. The song was a worldwide number one hit, initially in the singer’s native United Kingdom in 1987, where it stayed at number one for five weeks and was the best selling single that year.

In a rickroll a person provides a link they claim is relevant to the topic at hand which actually takes the user to the Rick Astley video.

Tiki Bar TV’s Rick Roll is the best example yet. Dr Tiki baited Twitter and Pownce with this flickr image the day before linking to the video: