Zara Phillips goes Gangnam style! Royal performs rousing rendition of cult dance for Children In Need
16:41 GMT, 7 November 2012
It is the cult Korean pop song making waves across the globe. Celebrities, Eton students and even a robot destined for work on a warship have performed their own version of iconic song and dance routine Gangnam Style.
And now Korean star PSY's incredibly catchy Gangnam Style has reached the heady echelons of royalty, as Zara Philips and her fellow British eventing team members pick up the mantle to perform a rousing rendition of the song in honour of Children In Need.
The video is set to be released to the public on Monday, but in this sneak preview photograph Zara is revealed in full equestrian kit embracing the dance moves that accompany the electro beat – which happen to be a take on horseriding moves (a factor which no doubt helped the Olympic medal winners with some of the more complicated flourishes).
Gangnam girls: British eventing team Nicola Wilson, Tina Cook and Zara Phillips performed PSY's now iconic dance for Children In Need
In the background, a pantomime horse can be seen joining in the fun, while an old fashioned Eighties-style boom box blares out the music.
Zara joins a legion of Gangnam fans including Melanie B, who performed the dance alongside PSY on the Australian version of the X Factor, Carrie Underwood, who showcased a Country-style rendition of Gangnam on stage, and Nelly Furtado, who performed an English version of the song at a recent concert.
THE POP SENSATION THAT CONQUERED THE WORLD
Surprise sensation: Korean pop sensation Psy
It's the South Korean viral pop sensation that has taken the world by storm.
The video shows PSY making fun of the extravagant lifestyle of the residents of Gangnam (a Seoul neighbourhood where the artiste grew up).
'Oppa Gangnam style' translates into 'I live Gangnam Style'.
Apart from going viral on the Internet, the video has also been shared by celebrities such as Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Tom Cruise.
With its catchy pop beats, silly rapping and even more hilarious dancing, Gangnam Style has already been one of YouTube's videos of the year, attracting a phenomenal 595 million views in three months.
One internet expert has estimated that Google-owned video-sharing site has already made a $51,925 profit from merely hosting the video and creaming off advertising revenue.
Check back here on Monday to watch the video in full…