Patent Pending Release Spectacular Video For ‘Wasted / Wake Me Up’ – Taken From ‘Other People’s Greatest Hits’ Cover Album Out NOW on Rude R

‘Other People’s Greatest Hits’
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NEW VIDEO: Wasted Wake Me Up HERE


Patent Pending Release Spectacular Video For ‘Wasted / Wake Me Up’

Taken From ‘Other People’s Greatest Hits’ Cover Album Out NOW on Rude Records

With a knack for writing ridiculously catchy songs combined with a DIY punk-rock ethos, Long Island rockers Patent Pending truly encapsulate what pop-punk is all about. From basements to festivals to countless cross-country and international tours, Patent Pending are equally known for their ability to make a serious emotional connection with fans- “You always have a home here at Patent Pending shows,” frontman Joe Ragosta tells Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them- and their ability to make them dance.

Patent Pending‘s latest offering is Other People’s Greatest Hits, out now on Rude Records. The ten-track cover album that runs the gamut from current chart-toppers to classic hits in an impressive variety of genres. With their takes on Ricky Martin’s “Livin’ La Vida Loca“, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You“, and more, The Moshville Times says “they’re pretty much all way out of the comfort zone and yet they still sound like Patent Pending”, while Thinking Lyrically praises the band’s “talent for turning any song into an anthem.”

Taken from this new release is the new video single ‘Wasted Wake Me Up’, a mash-up of Tiesto’s “Wasted” and Avicii’s “Wake Me Up“, with Ragosta saying, “It’s very common and very easy for people to overlook EDM music. We wanted to make these two songs rock so people who would much prefer rock to EDM could hear these tremendous melodies and catchy sing along parts it in a more familiar way.” The video for “Wasted/ Wake Me Up” shows Ragosta in his paint-splattered bedroom. A tennis racket flies off the wall, he smashes a guitar, and he uses a water gun to squirt even more paint all over the walls. It’s a blast to watch- oh, and it’s done entirely in reverse, with back-and-forth boomerang-style clips throughout. The video ends with him lying on the bed, the sheets and walls no longer covered in paint. Watch it:

Patent Pending Released ‘Other People’s Greatest Hits’on 26th March via Rude Records. Get it at: 
Stream via Spotify HERE
Watch ‘Wasted Wake Me Up’:
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“Other People’s Greatest Hits” Tracklisting:

  1. Wasted/Wake Me Up – originally by Tiesto / Avicii (Stream Here)
  2. Spice Up Your Life – originally by Spice Girls (Stream Here)
  3. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – originally by The Four Seasons
  4. Never Gonna Give You Up – originally by Rick Astley (Stream Here)
  5. Shout Out To My Ex – originally by Little Mix (Stream Here)
  6. Livin’ La Vida Loca – originally by Ricky Martin
  7. All Time Low – originally by Jon Bellion
  8. Mr Brightside – originally by The Killers
  9. Shape Of You – originally by Ed Sheeran
  10. See You Again – originally by Miley Cyrus


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