North Richland Hills Singer Lisa Gail Allred Is An International Smash.
Yesterday, we brought you the story of Khoi Pham, the director of the viral music video for “Three Second Rule” from North Richland Hills singer Lisa Gail Allred.
Turns out that's only the tip of the iceberg.
Though she's yet to respond to our interview requests, Allred has indeed been giving a few interviews here and there about her newfound celebrity status on the web.
Perhaps the most revealing to date is this one from CKIS 92.5-FM in Toronto, wherein Allred reveals that, no, she didn't use Auto-Tune on the track and that, yes, she is in talks with the folks at The Ellen DeGeneres Show to perhaps perform the song on the air.
More important, she seems to prove herself a good sport there, despite some pretty harsh jabs from the Canadian morning jocks interviewing her. You only hate the ones you love, maybe? Perhaps.
But it's not only the Canadian population that has a serious case of “Three Second Rule” fever.
In the week or so since the song was first posted to YouTube, two other cover versions of the song have now popped up on the video-sharing site.
Interestingly, both cover versions come from acts based in the U.K., which is about as solid proof as there is that Allred has officially gone international.
This cover version of the song from the band Actions, which was posted on Sunday, is all sorts of sweet and cutesy.
But we think we prefer the one just posted this morning from the U.K.'s The Hounds of Czar, who proudly call themselves a “comedy rock/indie/grime/country/dance outfit.”
Anyway, go ahead and check out The Hounds of Czar's version, which even includes a rap breakdown, which follows. It really isn't all that bad, to be honest — in the sense that, unlike Allred's version, if theirs came up on our iTunes shuffle, we probably wouldn't even notice it.