Robbie Williams as Boris Johnson can’t be unseen (Image: YouTube)
The Let Me Entertain You hitmaker has put a lightweight spin on the devastating occasions of the yr, giving point out to the coronavirus pandemic and the federal government’s dealing with of the well being disaster.
Within the hilarious visuals, directed by Dan Massie, Robbie is first seen sporting a Christmas jumper whereas knitting and singing lyrics comparable to: ‘Oh what a depressing yr / However what a time to be alive,’ and, ‘So I ponder who’s gonna resolve / If we will do the Auld Lang Syne.’
Different lyrics summing up the occasions of 2020, embody: ‘So what are we to do, about your FaceTimes and your Zooms?’
It’s not lengthy earlier than he’s standing behind the rostrum in full costume because the Prime Minister, performing out one of many many press conferences the nation has sat down to observe through the pandemic.
We’re speaking a blonde wig and even two sidekicks impersonating Sir Patrick Vallance and Professor Chris Witty. Quite than reporters on the display, ‘Boris’ and his advisors are watching the actual Robbie in his Christmas jumper.
The previous Take That singer later takes inspiration from Queen’s well-known Bohemian Rhapsody scene the place Freddie Mercury and co. are nothing extra however floating heads within the darkness.
In one other good scene, Robbie (as Boris) is joined by ‘Theresa Might’ for a dance round Downing Avenue.
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Along with offering mild aid, the track additionally evokes hope for the longer term because it ends: ‘The folks gonna want one thing to consider in, after a yr of being in / We’ve all missed this, so right here’s our want listing / You may’t cease Christmas time.’
Can’t Cease Christmas options on Robbie’s first ever festive album The Christmas Current, which reached primary final yr.