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Is This Japanese Fast-Food Jingle As Catchy As Everyone Says?

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Here’s a quick tune to delight you. A warm jingle for your next fry-making activity.

Ever been to a McDonald’s in Japan? I haven’t. But if you have, perhaps you’ve heard this song that's played by a deep-frying machine upon completion of fries. Last week, Japanese Twitter denizen @teikyousann composed a full-blown instrumental masterpiece out of it, and amassing a coterie of retweets and likes in the process. Listen:

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Ah, yes. Do you see what all the fuss is about, now? What a chime. A banger, to gently bop your head to and tap your toes as you batter up some ‘tates.

This viral remix is quite an earworm, but, honestly, I prefer the pared-down simplicity and innocence of the original, so blaring and persistent that it makes my teeth sweat. It’s just three notes played on loop. But what three notes they are!

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Anyway, happy Wednesday.

Tags: french fries, japan, mcdonald's