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by Bruce the Duck » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:18 pm

weirdalfan1000000 @ June 15, 2009 01:11 pm wrote: The video sort of reminds me of the OMM video for some reason.


Probably because it's the only other video where Al is standing at the microphone the whole time.
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by algonacchick » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:19 pm

That was friggin' hilarious!! I loved it! Great song, great video!

Al, it's a winner!!

Oh, thanks for the full screen linkage, Stephen... :D
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by DonnaNoble » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:37 pm

:o Most awesomest thing EEEVVVEERR!!!!

Suddenly I don't feel sick anymore :)

Yeah... that was :drool:
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by Big Spoon » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:38 pm

Okay, so I caved and listened to the song with the video minimized, then watched it again with the video. I have to say, even though I really enjoyed it, it wasn't nearly my favorite Al song. IMO, he's done much better. But that being said, I still loved the song and it's great to get something new from Al.

On to the video, I enjoyed the cheesy effects and stock footage Al put in. And he pulled off a great Jim Morrison impersonation. It didn't have much, but it had a low budget, so I understand.

The verse that falls about in the middle, about seeing a girl at a mall, and then posting about it on Craigslist to find her, wasn't that a scene in a movie recently? Or was that from a real news article?
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by Bruce the Duck » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:54 pm

SPOILER
The scene in the coffee shop was about him ranting about the barista. The girl that he saw and was trying to find was in a mall.


Hey, are we allowed to post spoilers freely now about this song? Or should we still wait until tomorrow?
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by ludovica64 » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:57 pm

Big Spoon @ June 15, 2009 06:38 pm wrote: Okay, so I caved and listened to the song with the video minimized, then watched it again with the video. I have to say, even though I really enjoyed it, it wasn't nearly my favorite Al song. IMO, he's done much better. But that being said, I still loved the song and it's great to get something new from Al.

On to the video, I enjoyed the cheesy effects and stock footage Al put in. And he pulled off a great Jim Morrison impersonation. It didn't have much, but it had a low budget, so I understand.

The verse that falls about in the middle, about seeing a girl at a coffee shop, and then posting about it on Craigslist to find her, wasn't that a scene in a movie recently? Or was that from a real news article?


Hes just doing a mild skit on the sort of thing that Craigslist does actually contain
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by Big Spoon » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:57 pm

Fixed. I think we're aloud to freely post, IIRC, back when the W&N video came out, I had to be extra careful about where in the forum I went to avoid the spoilers.
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by Happy Steve » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:00 pm

Woo! Loving the new song. Okay, quickly typed up the lyrics during lunch.
Craigslist lyrics

Probably needs some tweaks. I'll get to them later.
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by mrmeadows » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:01 pm

Do we know for sure that Ray Manzarek (original keyboard player for The Doors) actually played keyboards on "craigslist"? I kind of assumed he did, based on the picture of him and Al on Al's Twitter page recently, but strange how the Spinner article didn't mention that.
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by Bruce the Duck » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:04 pm

Since Spinner got some direct quotes from Al, I would think that Al would have mentioned it if Manzarek did the keybooarding. I guess there's no way to tell for sure until tomorrow's chat thingy.
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