They call him ‘The Streak.’ Ray Stevens, the artist behind the 1974 No. 1 hit “The Streak,” has released a video game version of the song. The game is available for download through Apple’s iPhone App store now, but Apple initially rejected the app.
“We started developing this thing, modeling it after the original music video,” Ray said. “We got it all packaged up and submitted it to Apple for release and they wound up rejecting it because its content was deemed inappropriate for those under 17 years of age!”
The iPhone game features the original 1974 streaker attempting to outrun the police while gaining followers along the way. The game contains three levels – a grocery store, gas station and gymnasium, all scenes from the original music video.
“They finally reinstated the game for release this week,” Ray said. “I guess someone reviewed it a second time and remembered the original song and video. Thank goodness. I thought I was in big trouble.”
The app is available for download for 99 cents in Apple’s App Store.
Watch the original music video!