The Brief: TikTokers are sprinting through their homes as they reenact life's unfortunate events as different people set to Mr. blue sky by Electric Light Orchestra as part of the "Mr. Blue Sky" trend.
TikTokers are sprinting through their homes pretending to be different people reacting to a specific scenario as part of the “Mr. Blue Sky” TikTok trend. It is also referenced as the Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 trend since the song “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra is featured in a fight sequence in the Marvel movie. These videos began rising in popularity on June 10. There are currently over 95,000 videos linked to the audio.
Lyrics included in the “Mr. Blue Sky” TikTok videos:
Sun is shinin’ in the sky
There ain’t a cloud in sight
It’s stopped rainin’ everybody’s in the play
And don’t you know
It’s a beautiful new day, hey heyRunnin’ down the avenue
See how the sun shines brightly in the city
On the streets where once was pity
Mr. Blue Sky is living here today, hey hey
Creator @james_colemann’s video hilariously depicted the different types of people you can spot fleeing a house party once the cops show up. It received over 650,000 views and 175,000 likes.
TikToker @muskanjumani12 imagine what it would be like to run away from an arranged marriage. Her video received over 8 million views and 2 million likes.
A “Going out with the girls” video by TikToker from @katy_rrice amassed over 3.2 million views and 586,000 likes.
Here are a few other takes: