Practically two years after Annie Murphy blessed our earbuds with “A Little Bit Alexis” for the primary time on Schitt’s Creek, the star spilled the complete backstory of how the long-lasting, catchy track got here to be. Throughout a current interview with ET Canada, Murphy revealed that costar and real-life pal Dan Levy provided Murphy the chance to put in writing the track herself throughout a solid desk learn, and he or she immediately felt impressed to create an authorized bop. “I feel as a result of Noah Reid had achieved such a ravishing job doing ‘Merely the Finest’ the season earlier than, I used to be like, ‘Alright, that is my time to shine,’ not likely realizing that Noah is a musician and I’m very a lot not a musician,” Murphy joked.
To assist deliver the title observe from Alexis Rose’s “critically reviewed restricted actuality sequence” to life, Murphy enlisted assist from her husband, Menno Versteeg, and buddy Nixon Boyd, who’re bandmates from the Canadian indie rock group Hollerado. They dealt with “the technical, sophisticated beeps and boops and producing of all of it,” whereas Murphy wrote the absurd lyrics (on a paper plate, no much less), likening her character to a variety of things together with “costly sushi,” “a hieroglyphic,” and “a cute big yacht.” Oh, and let’s not overlook the plethora of “la la la-la la la la’s.”
Murphy defined how she was impressed by the hits of pop stars like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton when piecing the phrases collectively in a studio over the course of some days. “These songs, as a lot as they’re one of the best songs, they’re additionally very ridiculous,” she stated of Spears and Hilton’s tracks within the early 2000s. Ah, #TBT to the “Stars Are Blind” days – what a time.
The 34-year-old actress went on to notice how she by no means may’ve anticipated the quantity of hype that also surrounds the track to this present day, as followers of the present are always mimicking Alexis’s unforgettable Cabaret audition on TikTok. “It is turn into fairly a factor. Folks play it in golf equipment . . . it is really wild.” Watch the complete interview above to listen to Murphy share extra enjoyable private tidbits, together with her hilarious preliminary response to the information about Dan Levy’s upcoming Saturday Evening Reside internet hosting gig.
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