#8: They Tried.
View on YouTube Lena Dunham: Jimmy starts with an obscure song, which brings a quirkiness to the performance, but he is not as familiar with this song as he would be with, for instance, one of his favorite '80s songs, leading to the sync falling flat. Jimmy’s second song, which is where he tends to bring the house down, is a Run DMC song, which always proves to be popular. This has the audience waving their hands in the air like they just don’t care. However, the song doesn’t have any technically complicated wordplay, leaving the watchers wanting more. Dunham’s sporty attire gives the impression that she is rearing and ready to go. This proves to be true, as she takes the stage and brings herself down to floor level for “Outside” by Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding. With her second performance, Dunham hopes to kill the crowd with the Queen classic “Fat Bottomed Girls,” but starts on the wrong verse and spends the rest of the time trying to make up for that—but doesn’t succeed. Rating: 2 expensive microphones/10