Strangeways, here T-Pain comes.

He’s featured on Classix’s track “Whatever I Want” and for the video, they created a shot-by-shot remake of The Smiths’ 1987 “Stop Me If You Think You Think You’ve Heard This One Before” down to the makeshift Oscar Wilde memorials.

T-Pain takes on the role of Morrissey, guiding a bicycle gang around the city in search for solutions autotune can’t fix.

In an email to The Fader, the video’s director, Daniel Pappas, explained that it was inspired by, “the shared sadness of Smiths fans, and how, through all of the depression and sadness, when you look like Morrissey in whatever way you can, everything is going to be okay.” Read more…

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T-Pain created an entire Smiths video shot-for-shot in solidarity with universal misery