Gangnam breaks record

Gangnam Style becomes YouTube's most-viewed video

Gangnam Style, the dance track by South Korean pop phenomenon Psy, has become You Tube's most-watched video of all time.

It has notched up more than 808m views since it was posted in July.

The video pokes fun at the consumerism of Gangnam, an affluent suburb of the South Korean capital Seoul.


a dance track -

to notch up -

to poke fun at -

portly (adj) -

to trot -

the reins -

to spin a lasso -

to spark -

a craze -

a sun lounger -

to gaze -

longingly -

to work out -

tight (adj) -

copycat (adj) -

a prison inmate -

an award -

to hold a record (held, held) -

a link -

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