Thursday, December 02, 2010
This one's missing a guitar solo, but it's close enough to show to people now. It's a song about becoming famous for something utterly trivial - in this case, holding the world's record for smoking the most cigarettes at once. Underlying it is the idea that the ephemerality of fame makes it a sort of unsatisfying way of gaining immortality, but it also touches on the idea that it's the struggle, rather than the goal, that matters. The fact that the battle can't be won doesn't diminish the nobility of fighting it, and all that.
Posted by Dan Warren at 9:55 AM
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Awesome! I really enjoyed this song when you posted the acoustic version a while back.
Needs more authenticity. Can you add a track of Cheese eating something at the end?
I don't know, he eats so rarely...
I could probably get him to do a hambone solo though.
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