Do you know FaceSwap Live? It’s this wonderfully grotesque app created by Laan Labs that lets you switch faces with anyone using your iPhone camera.
There’s all sorts of awesomely surreal uses for the app, but I don’t know a better one than what Rhett LeCompte did: He used FaceSwap Live to sing every single part in the 1985 supergroup classic, “We Are the World.”
Using the app, LeCompte switches out his face for the faces of Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Rogers, Cyndi Lauper, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Loggins and more.
For those who weren’t around in the ’80s, “We Are the World” was a charity single written by Jackson and Quincy Jones, with all proceeds going to famine relief. An insane number of stars came together at the time to sing the song. Here’s the original video:
I think we can all agree, this is probably the most definitive take on “We Are the World” yet. Makes you want to download FaceSwap Live, doesn’t it? But don’t bother. There’s no way you’re going to top this.
Via: Prosthetic Knowledge.