David Brent skanks his way down Equality Street – video

See and hear a teaser clip of Ricky Gervais's surprisingly listenable reggae Comic Relief tune

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If you thought Free Love on the Free Love Freeway was a ‘choon’, just wait ’til you hear David Brent’s latest opus.

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Brent’s making his TV comeback later this week in a Comic Relief special called The Office Revisited, which will see the former Wernham Hogg boss trying his hand at managing (and evidently performing alongside) a young reggae singer.

Ricky Gervais has just released a teaser of the duo’s would-be hit single Equality Street and, d’you know what? It actually sounds quite pleasant. Well, what we can hear of it so far – tantalisingly, this snippet’s only 19 seconds long.

Nevertheless, Brent’s voice fits the track surprisingly well. In fact, I like these first few bars so much I’ve got my fingers crossed that some YouTube scamp mixes a dub version of the song once the full version’s released. Hear for yourself:

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Well, whatever your thoughts, I dare say I’ll be eating my words later this week as Gervais has promised that the song’s going to be “horrendous” in its full version.

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If you haven’t seen it yet, watch a trailer for The Office Revisited here.