♪ I need a woman ♪ ♪ Even though my guitar
has broken a string ♪ ♪ Yeah yeah yeah ♪ ♪ We’ll see how this goes ♪ Hey everybody, I’m Darren Criss and I’m here to play a game
of Song Association with Elle. The rules are really simple. I’m gonna be given a word
and I have 10 seconds to sing a song that has that word in it. So here we go. But I have some disclaimers. I’m doing this with a guitar, which is already a handicap
because there’s one thing about thinking about the song, and then I’m gonna have to think about how to play that song. I just snapped a string because
it’s cold out in New York and I’ve been lugging this thing around. That’s what happens.
(siren wailing) Even the police are upset about it. There’s nothing like being timed. Let’s go. I have to decide what key to start it in. There’s a whole lot of things that could go awry. What. ♪ What’s love but a second hand emotion ♪ Those chords aren’t correct. “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” Tina Turner. (clock ticking)
Break. Yeah. ♪ I’m only gonna break break ♪ ♪ Break break break your heart ♪ ♪ I don’t know who sang sang ♪ ♪ Sang sang sang this song ♪ ♪ But I know that he says break break ♪ ♪ Break break break your heart ♪ He says break a ton of times. A (bleep) load of times. ♪ She’s so high ♪ ♪ High above me ♪ ♪ She’s so lovely ♪ ♪ She’s so high ♪ ♪ Like Cleopatra ♪ ♪ Joan of Arc or Aphrodite ♪ Tal Bachman, High. Um…
(clock ticking) Uh… So what is that, da na na… Bah, yeah. ♪ Come my lady ♪ ♪ Come come my lady ♪ ♪ You’re my sugar fly ♪ ♪ You’re my ♪ What’s a sugar fly? Yeah! ♪ Come my lady ♪ ♪ Come come my lady ♪ ♪ You’re my butterfly ♪ ♪ Sugar baby ♪ There’s no real melody to it. Now…
(clock ticking) Of now… (strumming guitar) ♪ Now is the moment ♪ Um… ♪ Right now, right now ♪ (timer buzzes) Yeah. What is that? Oh, that’s– Haim! I don’t know the name of the song, they have a song where
they say “right now”, where the thing is… (strums guitar) ♪ Right, right now ♪ ♪ Right now ♪ Some lyrics here. And they go… ♪ Right now, right now ♪ I couldn’t think of it. Yeah.
– I know what you’re talking about.
– Do you know what song that is?
– Yeah I do. – Is it called “Right Now”?
– I forget. – It’s called something else. Haim girls, I’m so sorry. I’m under a lot of pressure. My string broke. I’m off my game. I’m battling with weights on my feet. – [Interviewer] Smile. ♪ Put a smile on your face ♪ ♪ What you wanna do ♪ ♪ Say what you wanna do ♪ ♪ Smile though your heart is aching ♪ ♪ Smile even though it’s breaking ♪ ♪ Although a tear may be ever so near ♪ It’s one of the greatest
songs ever written by Charlie Chaplin, “Smile”. But also Vitamin C
featuring, I forget her name, Lady something. You could find out for me. I’m sorry, Lady something. There’s a lot of smile songs,
you can’t really go wrong. Happy? ♪ Because I’m happy ♪ ♪ Clap along if you feel
like a room without a roof ♪ ♪ Hmm ♪ Got some weird chords in there. A lot of major sevenths. I don’t have the proper
string to do that, but. ♪ Clap along if you know
like happiness is the truth ♪ ♪ Dance ♪ Sup. ♪ Dance, dance ♪ ♪ We’re falling apart to halftime ♪ ♪ Dance, dance ♪ (Darren vocalizes to “Dance,
Dance” by Fall Out Boy) ♪ Wanna lead ♪ ♪ Dance ♪ Yeah, dance… ♪ I get up in the morning ♪ ♪ And I ain’t got nothing ♪ I’ll just get to the good part. ♪ You can’t start a fire ♪ ♪ Can’t start a fire without a spark ♪ ♪ This gun’s for hire ♪ ♪ Even if we’re just dancing in the dark ♪ (Darren plays “Dancing in the
Dark” by Bruce Springsteen) Yeah, or… ♪ Are we human ♪ ♪ Are we human ♪ ♪ Or are we dancers ♪ – [Interviewer] You are
overachieving right now with multiple songs per word– ♪ Oh, I wanna dance with somebody ♪ ♪ I wanna feel the heat with somebody ♪ ♪ Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody ♪ ♪ With somebody who loves me ♪ ♪ In a way lower key than Whitney ♪ Fresh. (Darren hums “So Fresh,
So Clean” by OutKast) ♪ I’m just so fresh, so clean ♪ ♪ So fresh and so clean, clean ♪ Are you just saying that
’cause I’m here with Clorox? Was that just like an easy one? (Darren plays “So Fresh,
So Clean” by OutKast) ♪ So fresh and so clean, clean ♪ OutKast, come on. Deep, um…
(clock ticking) “Deep Inside of You” by
Third Eye Blind, I would do. ♪ Deep inside of you ♪ (Darren vocalizes) Love. I mean, every song ever. ♪ Love, love me do ♪ ♪ You know I love you ♪ ♪ Can’t buy me love ♪ ♪ Everybody tell me so ♪ ♪ Can’t buy me love ♪ Every love song ever! Love. ♪ L is for the way you look at me ♪ Love. ♪ Love, love love ♪ ♪ Love love love love love love love ♪ ♪ All you need is love ♪ ♪ Ba ba ba da ba ♪ ♪ All you need is love ♪ ♪ Ba ba ba da ba ♪ ♪ All you need is love, love ♪ ♪ Love is all you need ♪ That’s too easy. Star. ♪ Hey now, you’re an all star ♪ ♪ Get your game on, go play ♪ ♪ Hey now, you’re a rock star ♪ ♪ Get the show on, get paid ♪ ♪ All that glitters ♪ ♪ All that glitters is gold ♪ Ah, it’s tough ’cause I
don’t have that string. ♪ Gold ♪ And I’ll do that. ♪ Only shooting stars break the mold ♪ Yeah. There’s also “Star is Born” from Hercules. ♪ Let me hear it from the mountain tops ♪ ♪ A star is born ♪ (Darren vocalizes) ♪ A star is born ♪ (Darren vocalizes) ♪ A star is born ♪ I don’t know the lyrics,
there’s a lot of them. – [Interviewer] I love that movie. – Friend. ♪ You got a friend in me ♪ ♪ You got a, you got a ♪ I’ll do it in a higher key. ♪ You got a friend in me ♪ That’s not higher. ♪ You got a friend in me ♪ ♪ When the road looks rough ahead ♪ ♪ And you’re miles and miles
from your nice warm bed ♪ It’s hard to play without that string. (Darren playing guitar) ♪ I’ll be there for you ♪ ♪ ‘Cause you’re there for me too ♪ (Darren vocalizes “I’ll Be There
For You” by The Rembrandts) Friends. Hand, um… ♪ Oh I tell you something ♪ ♪ I think you’ll understand ♪ ♪ When I tell you something ♪
(timer buzzes) ♪ I wanna hold your ♪ What? ♪ Hand ♪ Clean. I can’t use “Fresh and
So Clean” again, right? ♪ Clean your mind ♪ No, clean… Clean… I’ll take it on that one.
(timer buzzes) Yeah, yeah. So fresh and so clean. You put fresh and clean
next to each other? That’s so unfair.
– [Interviewer] Separation. ♪ Yo kids clean ♪ Oh wait, I got one. ♪ Someday I’ll be ♪ ♪ Living in a big old city ♪ ♪ And all you’re ever gonna be is clean ♪ Right? Come on! – [Interviewer] Doesn’t count. – I’m glad to concede to her. Thank you Elle for joining me here today at the What Comes Next project launch, which is something that I
partnered up with Clorox to highlight some youth
leaders that have been making some significant positive
change in their communities through the power of clean. Thanks for watching, be
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