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Gangnam Style, Eton Schoolboys Get In On Psy's South Korean Earworm (VIDEO)

18/10/2012 10:51 BST | Updated 24/10/2012 10:56 BST

It's spawned a thousand parodies, sparked a gun battle and has basically taken over the world. And now Eton schoolboys are getting in on the act - Gangnam Style.

With their tailcoats flying and collars flapping these boys give the giddy-up a damn good shot – and we think they do it well.

Scroll down for a Gangnam Style gallery and the original video

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Doing the giddy-up: Eton schoolboys join Psy's dance craze

The clip was filmed in the grounds of the college and was posted YouTube by ‘Rather Rum’, with the following polite message: “Dear World Wide Internets, Here is a hearty gift from the lads over at jolly old Eton to you.”

Even what looks like a house master joins in on the act, wearing shades – of course.

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The infectious tune is the product of an until now little-known South Korean rapper known as PSY (short for “psycho”).

PSY, who also goes by the name Park Jae-Sang, has become South Korea’s most successful pop export and has already signed a deal with American talent manager Scooter Braun, who manages Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber.

As The Korea Herald points out, the video broke the 130-million mark on YouTube in just 58 days.

It adds: "It took more than three months for world star Justin Bieber to break that with his hit-song 'Boyfriend'. It was three years before the music video for Lady Gaga’s 'Poker Face' broke the 130 million mark."

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