Possibly in league with some humans

Sometimes the first line sums up the entire song. That’s certainly the case here:

I tossed this up on Facebook last night (thank you, Annemarie Dooling), and, well, this sums it up nicely:

Philip Oakey, the Svengali of the relationship described in the song, reportedly didn’t like it when it was recorded, and didn’t want to see it released as a single. Wonder what he’d think of this little tweak.


  1. Bill Peschel »

    1 August 2015 · 6:43 pm

    It killed me at the chorus.

  2. Dick Stanley »

    1 August 2015 · 11:17 pm

    Hate to admit to being square, but I really don’t get the joke. And why does the tune end in mid-riff?

  3. CGHill »

    1 August 2015 · 11:20 pm

    There is such a thing as a joke going on too long.

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