Jonathan Coulton 'Covers' Glee's Ripoff of 'Baby Got Back,' Puts It on iTunes, Proceeds Go to Charity

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Unable to get any satisfaction from Glee, 20th Century Fox Television, or its lawyers, Jonathan Coulton has put his version of of Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back" on iTunes, called it "my cover of Glee's cover of my cover," and will give proceeds from its sale through February to charity.

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Coulton put the song on iTunes today under the title "Baby Got Back (In the Style of Glee)." For good measure, he changed his iTunes icon to a picture of him making the L-for-Loser hand gesture, which is used in Glee's logo.

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Coulton is the artist who wrote and composed Still Alive, the iconic closing-credits song of Portal.

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Ok I've been following this and I'm kinda in between on how I feel about it. Yeah I get he's pissed that they copied his cover but I mean...just cause the copied his versions style doesn't mean its a blatant rip-off, but then they sound the same and yadda yadda yadda so I've just been kinda meh about it. But this? This is kinda ridiculous and a little immature on his part but hey, at least its going to charity.