This might be an odd way to characterize “Friday,” the song that made Rebecca Black famous, considering it peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at #58 and has sold somewhere around half a million downloads but zero physical copies.
Then again, you probably remember these tracks, and they, too, never got above #58:
And despite having had the view counter reset once already (at about 166 million), “Friday” is closing in on a hundred million YouTube views:
@MsRebeccaBlack 263793 views until 100,000,000!!!!
— n3rdopolis (@n3rdopolis) September 18, 2016
Four days later:
@MsRebeccaBlack Now we're down to 148876 views until 100,000,000
— n3rdopolis (@n3rdopolis) September 21, 2016
This works out to about 2800 a day, and none of those days were a Friday. And if there are seven thumbs down for every two thumbs up, well, she gets paid just the same either way. I’m happy to attempt to pad out the count:
After which, I will of course look forward to the weekend.