Saturday 15 December 2007

Albuquerque!

For some reason, Corwin’s interest in the music of Wierd Al Yankovich has revived. He’s been particularly enthused with the song Albuquerque. Mom, not quite so enthused. Naturally, Corwin has convinced his siblings that the song is good and taught them to sing select parts of its1, particularly

I had my tray table up
and my seat back in the full upright position!

I had my tray table up
and my seat back in the full upright position!

Even Alice joined in while serenading Mom in the van the other day. For some reason, though, Mom thought this experience was less than fulfilling. Odd. Oh well!

If you’d like to make a call,
please hang up and try again
If you need help hang up and then dial your operator
In Albuquerque!

UPDATE One of the lines in the song refers to “a Flock of Seagulls haircut”, so naturally I had to show Corwin this. He wasn’t as impressed. I made sure to point out that these guys weren’t trying to be funny.


1 If you give us call, I’ll get the kids to perform this for you for free

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