Save your snickers: there’s no “Rickroll” in this video. Three years after “Never Gonna Give You Up” made him a star, Rick Astley grew out his hair, ditched the Stock Aitken Waterman beats, and hired a gospel choir for the 1991 ballad, “Cry For Help.” The result is just as ridiculous but less fun.

I suppose we now know where Josh Groban got his schtick from.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.