‘Brooklyn Girls’ Is the Anthem Nobody Wanted

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The women of Brooklyn now have their own anthem in the spirit of Katy Perry’s “California Gurls”: Musician Catey Shaw has penned “Brooklyn Girls,” an aggressively poppy pop song meant to capture the zeitgeist of the borough, which according to this video seems to mean blue-tipped hair and rompers and hanging out in Bushwick.

Shaw has a good instinct — every type of girl needs their own belt-along anthem (this is why we have Beyoncé), but after two minutes of this video, I honestly can’t tell which is bleeding more, my eyes or my ears. Though not a song of the summer contender, we predict “Brooklyn Girls” will be a huge hit among suburban teenage girls and people who have never been to Brooklyn except that one time they took an Uber there after reading Vogues guide to Williamsburg.

‘Brooklyn Girls’ Is the Anthem Nobody Wanted