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Rick Astley: Never Gonna Give You Up (1987)

Music video for "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley.


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Credited cast:
Rick Astley ... Rick Astley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristin Seifert-DeCarlo Kristin Seifert-DeCarlo ... Female Dancer


Music video for "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley.

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1987 (USA) See more »

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In 2007 a meme called Rickrolling started. It's when you create a link online that looks like it goes one place, but takes you to a page with Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up. See more »


Featured in South Park: Oh, Jeez (2016) See more »


Never Gonna Give You Up
Written by Mike Stock (as Stock), Matt Aitken (as Aitken)and Pete Waterman (as Waterman)
Performed by Rick Astley
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Lots of fun
4 September 2016 | by Rodrigo_AmaroSee all my reviews

Lovely in all possible ways, the nostalgic clip of the massive hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" has that charm quality that could only exist in that era and current imitations will never reach the full scale and dimension that clip and song had. Basically, Rick Astley just singing, dancing, smiling a lot with that charming and contagious boy-next-door look, wearing many different outfits. Along with Astley, there's four dancers (two men and two women) and their precise choreographies.

Simple and safe, filled with energy and to bring a smile to your face. And it was everything that pop culture was about back then (1980's) instead of clips of ridiculously hot pop singer doing sexy scenes with a hot girl, all the overrated appeal we have these days.

Everything you just read is a fact. You haven't been rickrolled! 8/10

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