Listen to Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ from ‘South Park’ — Yep, It’s the Meme


Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up‘ was featured on the latest episode of ‘South Park‘ this week — Season 10, Episode 10 “The End of Serialization as We Know It“. You heard it when Gerald was locked in the room, and tortured with music (sorry, Rick).

The track was originally released in 1987, and was a massive hit getting to the number 1 spot in 25 countries. The video for ‘Never Gonna Give You Up‘ is also part of the famous Internet meme known as ‘rickrolling‘.

As for Rick Astley, he retired from music in 1993 but made a comeback in 2007 and has been touring the U.S. and Europe in recent months. This year, Astley also released his seventh studio album 50, which also went to the number 1 spot on the UK charts.

Watch and listen to Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up‘ in the official video below. Yep, that is one of the most popular songs of all time. Shocking, eh?

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