Monkey off my back

Another jumble of noise is herewith released, by the redoubtable Monkey Typing Pool. Some bits of trivia: (1) the title was floating around in my head for quite some time (since, in fact, it describes a pretty common reality). (2) Some of my past lyrics haven’t rhymed. To make up for that, the chorus of this song features two different lines that rhyme throughout their 13-syllable entirety. (3) Yes, rhyming “moon” with first “June” and then “soon” was intentional. Here are a few further notes.

This will most likely be the last in a somewhat inadvertently ongoing series of musical homages. Comments, feedback, and rotting fruits and vegetables via parcel post welcome.

Monkey Typing Pool “Stephin Merritt Writes Another Song About the Moon”


Filed under indulgence, noise

5 responses to “Monkey off my back

  1. Joe

    *Someone’s* been paying attention to ANOTHER GREEN WORLD!

  2. Paula

    Very nice, tropical-almost music for a summer’s day.

  3. Anonymous

    “This will most likely be the last “

    Who d’ya think you are, Scott Miller or sumpin’?

  4. 2fs

    “The last” homage. Not the last song. You’re not rid of me yet. And yes, as a songwriter I’m no Scott Miller. More like Philboyd Miller. (That was two jokes in one, by the way…)

  5. flasshe

    Finally got around to listening to this and I really like it. Reminds me of Bill Nelson’s homegrown stuff, especially vocally. Cool percussion and there’s a catchy melody in there somewhere.

    rxojiwha! rxojiwha!

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