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‘Gangnam Style’ Christmas Light Show Goes Silent

An Austin, Texas, resident had to unplug the music to his Christmas light show to cut down on all the car traffic.

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Christmas light display set to Gangnam Style by Psy

The Storms family had to shut down their "Gangnam Style" lights show — it was drawing too many visitors. Image: John Storms

Holly Santa Claus, being a YouTube sensation can cause a traffic jam.

John Storms and his family have been putting together eye-popping holiday light shows for years without a hitch, but this year’s display has become too popular.

Their “Gangnam Style” Christmas show went viral this week and was driving too many rubberneckers to their doorstep. Feeling overwhelmed, and probably to keep the peace with the neighbors, the Stormses decided to keep the lights on but ditch the music.

Guess they didn’t want to be bad neighbors. But we suspect many will miss it.

deirdre-sullivan Deirdre Sullivan

is an NYC-based writer who’s obsessed with maximizing every inch of her urban dwelling. She’s a former fashionista who has worked for Lucky Magazine and InStyle. She recently traded her high heels and Fashion Week pass for a drill and bandsaw. Follow Deirdre on Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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