Poker player Charlie Carrel has released his own cover version of a popular song for his grandmother.
Recent WPT Online Series Super High Roller winner Charlie Carrel unleashed his vocal talents onto the poker world Wednesday with a touching cover rendition of a hit song that achieved mainstream popularity through performance artist John Cale in the movie Shrek (2001).
Poker Player Charlie Carrel Sings — Day 1 Views: 2,258 (Uploaded: Oct 21, 2020)
The poker player known online as ‘epiphany77‘ advised YouTube viewers Wednesday that the he has more songs lined up for his grandmother, who he won’t be able to see over the holidays due to ongoing government social distancing mandates.
“I’ve recorded this + a bunch of other songs, as a Christmas present to my Grandma, as I won’t be able to see her over Christmas (thank you Corona). I hope it can bring happiness to other people too <3,” Carrel posted.
TwoPlusTwo Posters Evaluate Charlie Carrel’s Pipes
Contributors on the TwoPlusTwo News, Views & Gossip forum have posted mixed reactions to the video.
DISCUSS NOW: What Do You Think of Charlie’s Performance? (2+2 NVG – Oct 21, 2020)
“Why was it filmed in a house that doesn’t look like it has been modernized since the early 70s?” -PeteBlow
“I thought it was a parody from [Thomas Keeling].” -golfbum983
“Kinda like it!” -MrFabulous
“If he weren’t a well known poker player, his cover would have gone unnoticed. And he’s got a good amateur voice.” -BrotherLove9
“This song won’t make number 1.” -macro***is
Charlie Carrel Sings — More to Come
More songs are on the way according to the $1.6 million live poker tournament cash prize winner. It is unknown at this time how much of Carrel’s final repertoire will make its way onto YouTube or poker-related discussion outlets.
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FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Charlie Carrel YouTube Channel