#103 – “I Can Add” (2008)

Here Come The 123s

A.S.: I feel like since “Ten Mississippi” the shuffle has shown us pity with regard to children’s songs, although that could only last for so long. L.K.: Oh John Flansburgh, what went wrong with you in 2008? What went so horribly, horribly wrong? A.S.: Yes, a friendly reminder: as much as we love John Flansburgh, we feel that … Continue reading

#101 – “Crushed By Dust” (2011)

Misc

L.K.: Oh god, I forgot how much I hate this. This is a total non-song. This makes me long for the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse theme song. A.S.: Whoa, watch what you say there. See, having not heard it in a while, and taking it out of context from the Adventure Quest Worlds thing, it just sounds like a … Continue reading

#57 – “Ten Mississippi” (2008)

Here Come The 123s

L.K.: OH GOD. IT HAD TO COME EVENTUALLY. A.S.: It did not take us long to get to THE WORST THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS SONG L.K.: We were setting ourselves up for this with that run of good songs earlier. I kept threatening that this would happen as some sort of nonsensical karmic punishment. A.S.: “Don’t Let’s Start”, “Doctor Worm”, “Cyclops … Continue reading

#53 – “All Alone” (1999)

They Got Lost

L.K.: Well this shouldn’t take too terribly long. A.S.: Nope. L.K.: I don’t know, this song qualifies as the bad kind of minimalism to me. A.S.: Yeah, this does absolutely nothing for me. L.K.: The main element of the chorus is literally just one repeated note, but there’s nothing else going on harmonically. Apparently this was written really quickly, but it … Continue reading

#9 – “Pirate Girls Nine” (2008)

Here Come The 123s

A.S.: Well, I swear this is a total coincidence that this is the ninth song in the mix. L.K.: As I mentioned during the previous Here Come The 123s song we reviewed, I hate anything with a bunch of kids shouting vocals, especially if they’re just counting, I mean, I don’t know, it just seems lazy. A.S.: There … Continue reading

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