Saskatchewan

Jimmy Fallon plays Experience Regina song on air, jokes about pronunciation

A decade after it was initially published as part of a YouTube video, a viral song has gained new life after it came to the attention of talk show host Jimmy Fallon.

Viral video with song was first uploaded to YouTube in 2008

Jimmy Fallon discovered a ten year old song and got a kick out of it. (Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon)

A decade after it was initially published as part of a YouTube video, a viral song has gained new life after it came to the attention of talk show host Jimmy Fallon.

The song was part of a faux-tourism advertisement for the city of Regina, with several images put together as a slideshow with a simplistic retro keyboard melody and a catchy message: "Experience Regina."

Skip to 3:18 to see and hear Fallon mention the song.

The Experience Regina video was not an official city product. The song was created by Melody and Tim, two Americans, according to the Leader-Post, after one of them took a road trip across Canada in 2008. 

Saskatchewan has been the butt of American late-night talk show jokes. Regina gas jockey Dick Assman famously appeared on David Letterman.

Mayor Michael Fougere saw Fallon's piece and extended an invite to the comedian.

The full Experience Regina video is below: 

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