Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Zippy theme song

Did you know that Zippy the Pinhead has his own theme song? I've just run across it.

It's a strange little item. The music was written (partially) by Janis Siegel of the Manhattan Transfer, and the lyrics were written by Fred Schneider of the B-52's. So if those two artists are on your radar, this is rather a unique collaboration.

The song reminds me of Zippy, in a way. The chord progressions are weird and hard to follow, just like the strip. The lyrics are full of pop culture references, just like the strip. And something about it suggests that it could have been more interesting... just like the strip.

If Zippy isn't your cup of Fresca, maybe you'll have better luck with the latest version of Autotune the News. I'm on tenterhooks, waiting for #8 to drop.

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