Amanda Palmer Really Wants You To Look At Her Now
I'm liking to Lauredhel's Dreamwidth. You can find AP's blog and read the related entries yourself.
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Title of the song is
"DO YOU SWEAR TO TELL THE TRUTH THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH SO HELP YOUR BLACK ASS".
Her remarks on this title are as follows:
before any of you get up in arms about the title (peoples gettin’ mighty sensitive lately) please know:
the title is a reference to a lyric in a song called “fuck tha police” by a band called Niggaz With Attitude. look it up.
The closing lines of the song are:
so if i want to drink alone dressed like a pirate
or look like a dyke
or wear high heels and lipstick
or hide in a convent
or try to be mayor
or marry a writer
smoke crack and slash tires
make jokes you don't like
or paint ducks and retire
YOU CAN BET YOUR BLACK ASS THAT I'M GOING TO
[shouted] That's right, bitchez!
Or, instead, we could talk about My Little Ponies from the 80s. I had this one, which I forgot until I saw it on flickr: