The Newcastle duo ‘May Arcade‘, who perform the song in their own local dialect with some quirky rephrasings have proved to be a big hit online.

Sophie and Leanne are a pair of glamorous buskers who can be seen playing covers and original material on the streets of Newcastle.

After hitting half a million views, the girls celebrated with some champers (image via @MayArcade on Twitter)

The duo manage to squeeze the words ‘give us a ring will ya pet?’ in the place of Carly Rey Jepsen’s original lyric ‘call me maybe?’ giving the pop hit of the summer a Tyneside twist.

Where d’ye think ye’re goin’ darlin’? Check out the video below.