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A new AI-generated song has put a hilarious spin on Dundee's age-old 'roundabout vs. circle' debate


The Old Glamis roundabout/circle. (Picture: Google Maps)

Circles or roundabouts? That's one question that divides Dundonians near and far. Now, the debate has turned into a new song - generated by artificial intelligence (AI), and it is hilarious!


"Roundabout or Circle" was created on Suno, an AI music creator site, by TeckleDeckle.


Opening with the line "In the streets of Dundee", it provides a preview of the weighty subject matter ahead. However, what follows is unexpected: a rock pop track addressing a timeless question with strong ties to Dundee.


Is it a roundabout? Or just a big ole' circle?

The song, which runs at 2 minutes and 47 seconds, features bizarre lyrics referencing Dundonians giving each other side-eyed stares and shouting with one another on whether that thing we drive around is either a roundabout or a circle.




Roundabout or Circle (Lyrics)

[Verse]

In the streets of Dundee

People shout and disagree

Round and round they go

What do we call it though?


[Verse 2]

Some say it's a roundabout

Others scream it's circle stout

Turning left or spinning right

We could argue all night


[Chorus]

Is it a roundabout

Or just a big ole' circle

Don't know what you're talkin' bout

Just round and round we twirl


[Verse]

Kids on bikes and cars go by

Neighbors giving a side-eye

Names that clash in loud debate

Are we ever gonna state?


[Bridge]

Oh the names that divide us

Roundabout or circle fuss

Laughing as we spin around

Same shape on this town ground


[Chorus]

Is it a roundabout

Or just a big ole' circle

Don't know what you're talkin' bout

Just round and round we twirl


So? Is it a roundabout? Or just a big ole' circle?


Video by TeckleDeckle via Suno.





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