Alvin and the Chipmunks
|Name:||Alvin and the Chipmunks|
|Medium:||Virtual band, animated television, CGI/live-action film|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
|External Links:||Alvin and the Chipmunks at Wikipedia|
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The characters were invented for the 1958 novelty Christmas record "The Chipmunk Song", which used sped-up vocal recordings to create high-pitch chipmunk voices. Over the years, the Chipmunks have released numerous official covers of popular songs, leading also to pitched-up fan edits of songs known as "Chipmunk Versions" (similar to but usually more extreme than nightcore edits).