Rick Astley Releases Never Gonna Give You Up Animated Music Video

Rick Astley celebrates the 35th anniversary of his massive hit, “Never Gonna Give You Up,” with an animated recreation of the original music video!

Rick Astley animated official music video for Never Gonna Give You Up

If you’ve ever been rickrolled, you know all about Rick Astley and the classic music video for “Never Gonna Give You Up.” And, if you’re like me, you’re already struggling to get the song out of your head. Sorry about that. But what I’m not sorry about is introducing you to that same classic video, but this time it’s animated!

Initially released in 1987, artist Rick Astley wanted to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the song in a meaningful way. So, after a year of hard work, he (and other talented individuals) released a frame-by-frame animated recreation of the original viral hit.

In case you’ve never seen the infamous original music video (HOW?!), here it is: