Are you ready for Rick Astley doing a stripped back take on his Stock, Aitken and Waterman classic Never Gonna Give You Up?

Hopefully you are, as it’s just below these words that you’re reading.

The man whose name forms the anagram “tickly arse’ performed the track on the UK’s The One Show, complete with simple string quartet and piano accompaniment. It proves that the song wasn’t just a big slab of 1980s production with no substance, and also that the bloke really can sing.