Nickelback’s ‘Rockstar’ Reworked Into Viral Sea Shanty

Nickelback’s “Rockstar” is the latest track to be given a sea shanty makeover.

The 2005 hit has been reworked into the trending genre thanks to a British band called The Lottery Winners. 

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More than 1 million people have viewed the rendition since it was originally posted to TikTok on Monday, Jan. 18. 

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♬ original sound – LotteryWinners

After spotting the video, Nickelback decided to collaborate with The Lottery Winners, adding their own lyrics to the cover.

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@thelotterywinners #nickelback #seashanty #rockstar #firstpost #fyp

♬ Rockstar Sea Shanty – nickelback

 

The sea shanty craze has been dominating TikTok, with many chart hits such as “WAP” being transformed into the sailing style. 

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Meanwhile, the 19th-century sea shanty “Soon May The Wellerman Come” recently landed in the U.K. Top 10.

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