A TikToker is going viral for her musical impersonations of artists like Lorde, Taylor Swift and Mitski.
Rachel Sandy is an 18-year-old composer and producer. She posted her first TikTok video on May 18 and already has 271,000 followers. Sandy creates parody songs of popular artists. Each video not only exposes the artists’ tropes and styles but also demonstrates just how talented and well-studied Sandy is.
“I hate Lorde fans because she could literally write a song like…” Sandy said before launching into a parody reminiscent of Lorde’s “Greenlight.”
“We’re made for movies like the stars,” Sandy sang, mimicking Lorde’s singing style. “Spent our last dollars on fast cars.”
The video racked up 7.8 million views on TikTok.
“Are you secretly Lorde?” someone asked.
“You’re telling me this isn’t a Lorde song,” another wrote.
“Never trust Taylor Swift fans because she could literally be like,” Sandy said.
“Saw you in the bar and we got to talking,” she sang to a country-pop tune. “I was 17 when you asked to walk me home… So I wouldn’t be alone.”
People were impressed with Sandy’s accuracy once again.
“Sounds so much like a Taylor Swift song!” one person said.
“As a Swiftie, yes, I would listen to this on repeat,” another commented.
“Mitski fans are truly the worst. She could literally write a song like,” Sandy said.
“It’s 3 a.m. and I feel weightless,” she sang over an intense bass line. “My body is floating through the air and when I open up my window I still see your shadows there.”
Even Mitski fans to admit that Sandy’s impersonation was on point.
“I worship Mitski and this is really accurate,” a user declared.
“Please release a full version,” someone requested.
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