Kim Wilde goes viral with drunken train song
- Published: 15/12/2012 at 10:46 AM
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Pop star Kim Wilde has brought Christmas cheer to London commuters and gone viral online with a drunken rendition of her 1981 hit "Kids in America" recorded by a fellow train passenger.
Singer Kim Wilde poses during the presentation of her new release 'Snapshots' in Berlin on July 28, 2011. Wilde brought Christmas cheer to London commuters Friday and gone viral online with a drunken rendition of her 1981 hit "Kids in America" recorded by a fellow train passenger.
The 52-year-old rock chick, who has more recently developed another career as a landscape gardener, was trending on Twitter on Friday afternoon after she was filmed on the way home from a Christmas party held by radio station Magic FM.
Wearing a pair of glittery red antlers, Wilde is shown on the YouTube video launching into the song with her brother Ricky on guitar and backing vocals, to the bemusement of some train passengers and the delight of others.
After finishing her signature song she progresses into "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree".
"I know we are all sitting on a crowded train here, ignoring each other like me normally do," she says in the video.
"We're just looking down into our phone and stuff, but hey, it's a Christmas thing!"
On Friday she tweeted: "truly,i am overwhelmed and confused at such a huge reaction to my night out on the tiles.Making me giggle a LOT: )"
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