Sunday Song Lyric:
I am really into The Seldom Seen Kid by Elbow. Don't ask why, but I'm quite surprised how much I like the album -- the whole thing. One of the singles is "Grounds for Divorce" -- which is, we're told, a cocktail. Here's the first verse and chorus:
I've been working on a cocktail called "Grounds For Divorce"
Polishing a compass that I hold in my sleeve
Down comes him on sticks but then he kicks like a horse
There's a Chinese cigarette case and the rest you can keep
and the rest you can keep
and the rest you can keep

There's a hole in my neighborhood down which of late I cannot help but fall
There's a hole in my neighborhood down which of late I cannot help but fall
The full lyrics and a live performance of the song can be found here. YouTube has the video.
Lyric Critic:
Wow, that sucks.
3.1.2009 12:57pm
guest (mail):
Do you supposed that's a coffee-based cocktail?
3.1.2009 12:57pm
Cornellian (mail):
They were also featured on the soundtrack of the Michael Winterbottom movie "9 Songs," a movie definitely not for the prudish.
3.1.2009 1:22pm
Yeah, that's in my ipod when I'm running or riding my bike- I love those high energy songs for that purpose.
3.1.2009 2:47pm
Glenn W. Bowen (mail):
Compass in my sleeve:

Dance like a chinchilla
Dance like a chinchilla

C-H-I... uh, M, um...
3.1.2009 10:18pm
Dave Moore (www):
Elbow? Hm, that sounds oddly familiar....

Oh, yeah! Kittens doing a cover of Destiny's Child "Independent Woman" in front of The Gun inn.

I always did enjoy that. Veitch of Rather Good is the fellow who did the spong-monkey ads for Quiznos. "Beware of papercuts!"
3.1.2009 11:17pm
Dave Moore (www):
"Grounds for Divorce" is a great song, by the way, and Elbow looks exactly the way I thought it would. The setting for this video is exactly the kind of place I always imagined them playing in.

I can't play videos right now, or "Grounds" would be running in a loop this minute.
3.1.2009 11:19pm

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