Hold the Fries

The Ketchup Song: hear it now, it'll be gone tomorrow

On matters of import--Iraq, North Korea, terrorism, etc.--the world is as divided as ever. But on matters trivial, people of all colors, cultures and creeds seem to want the same thing: a brainless but catchy chorus and easy-to-learn dance moves. The Ketchup Song (Hey Hah), written and sung by three Spanish sisters known as Las Ketchup, is the latest bit of happy ephemera bringing the world closer. It has reached No. 1 in 18 countries and is taking off on U.S. radio. You will not hear a dumber song this year, but its easy Andalusian vibe is more contagious than Ebola,...

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