Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Once He Was

I've owned this album for years, but lately (perhaps because Pandora has been playing it for me) I've gotten obsessed with "King of Spain" by Moxy Früvous. I think the whole thing is quite clever, but I especially like the policy details mixed in with the silliness, as here:
Royalty, lord it looked good on me
Buried in silk in the royal boudoir or going nuclear free
Or playing Crokinole with the Princess of Monaco
Telling my jokes to the OPEC leaders, getting it all on video.
Here is the song (along with a video someone made up to go with it):

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