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2011-02-04
Nuclear Bubble Wrap I Never Go to Work 
A cover of They Might Be Giants' cover of an old American folk song. Back in 2008, we recorded a crappy home demo of this song, and it was made into a little animated video that got a fair amount of attention. So, we decided to redo it for the album.

Jace McLain: vocals, lead guitar, bass, synth tuba
Kyle Thorne: acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
Eric Zhu: drums

This song is now available on the following CDs:
      
Comments:
2011-02-04 nick007
The album version sounds a lot smother than the demo but I still liked the demo. Did you guys become musicians so you wouldn't have to work?
2011-02-04 devospice
Who says creating music isn't work? :)
2011-02-04 wildcard9
Wow, this was a pleasant surprise when I listened to it. Very enjoyable song.
2011-02-04 dino-mike
I love the light-hearted charm this song has. Very well done guys.
2011-02-04 Insane Ian
I keep singing the wrong lyrics to this one "...oh no, no, i don't wanna go to work..." Great job!
2011-02-05 nick007
@devospice~ Not if you enjoy it & are doing it when you should be working
2011-02-06 stevegoodie
Oh no, no, I never stop working... :) Love that tuba! A fun frolick, a whimsical romp!
2011-02-06 nick007
@steve~ is that a sex joke LOL I couldn't ressit
2011-02-07 stevegoodie
@nick Um... if it is, I don't get it. 'Splain?
2011-02-07 nick007
@steve~ frolick, whimsical romp, tuba... Maybe I've been listening to Seamonkey too much
2011-02-08 djseamus
I have heard TMBG's version and I like it. It's a great song for people like me who are currently unemployed and looking for ways to enjoy their free time. (When i'm not volunteering, that is). I enjoy your cover of it as well, but I have to ask: does TMBG know you covered their song, and did they give you permission to do so? Great job with this.
2011-02-09 nick007
@djseamus~ I didn't know TMBG did it Thanx for mentioning it. I'm unemployed myself; on disability but looking. Here's YouTube links to TMBG http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3Kgj6EiZtw
2011-02-09 weirdojace
TMBG didn't write this song. It's actually an old American folk song dating back to the 50s and possibly earlier. Though no one seems to be 100% sure who actually wrote it.

Dunno if TMBG have heard our version. Maybe! It was floating around the Youtubes for a while.
2011-02-13 Carrie Dahlby
I aspire to the lyrics of this song. :)
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