♫♪  Carly Rae Jepsen - “I Really Like You”

Tom Hanks hasn’t been very wacky lately. And I’m not talking Toy Story wacky or Larry Crowne wacky. For a lot of viewers, it’s hard to imagine Hanks as anything other than “a super serious actor” taking on “super serious film projects,” but you could say he was the Will Ferrell or perhaps the Ryan Reynolds of the mid-to-late 1980s, starring in a series of totally okay, forgettable comedies (The Money Pit, anyone?). Since then, he’s tackled the occasional prestige picture (Captain Phillips) with middling vanity projects (The Terminal for fuck’s sake??), but thanks to Carly Rae Jepsen and her soon to be unavoidable “I Really Like You,” Hanks is back, baby! And for those who think I’m gonna merely expound upon T-Bone’s bizarre late career path, think again: I’m pretty into Carly Rae’s vibe. Her first album, Kiss, is damn good (“Tiny Little Bows” and “This Kiss” are my jams!), and her next one will probably be damn good, too. Throw this one on at 4:30 on a Friday, when you are ready to cruise into the weekend.

Oh, hey, Justin Bieber makes a cameo, too!

Meanwhile, Yahoo just premiered a SECOND video for the song, which you can watch here.

• Carly Rae Jepsen: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000158

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