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Best blog meme ever!

Courtesy of my friend Martha, the greatest blog meme of all time.

Here's what you do:

1. Go to Wikipedia.
2. Hit the "Random Article" button on the side tab. This is your band name.
3. Hit the "Random Article" button again. This is your album title.
4. Hit the "Random Article" button 10 or so more times. These are the track names for your latest cd.
5. Repeat this process as many times as you feel necessary to create an excellent discography and musical history.

And here's what I came up with:

band name: Octanosol

album title: Blackhall Colliery

1. Spherical aberration
2. 955 Alstede
3. Billy Bletcher
4. Arlington Township, Minnesota
5. Graham Anthony
6. Black Canyon Wilderness
7. 47th Division
8. Sahebganj
9. The Sleeping Prince
10. Royal Oak High School

bonus track: Truth by consensus

Alt-radio DJ: Welcome back to "flash in the pan," the show devoted to one-hit wonders. With me today is Gutter, the bassist and lead singer for Octanosol, whom you may remember for their 1993 hit, "Spherical Aberration." We'll play that track in a minute, but first, Gutter, what can you tell us about it?

Gutter: Uh, like what?

ARDJ: Well, where did the inspiration come from? I know that I have at times found the lyrics very fitting to my situation, and I've heard a lot of people say the same. The song really resonates with a lot of people.

Gutter: Cool.

ARDJ: So where did that come from, that haunting chorus? "Around and around and around I go / and where you'll stop me I don't know / You're my righteous indignation / My spherical aberration"?

Gutter: I was high.

ARDJ: That's it? I mean, there's a lot of angst there. Can you give us any insight into where you were, emotionally, when you were writing that?

Gutter: Not really.

ARDJ: OK. Now, you guys had a hell of a run with this song back in 1993. All summer long it was all over the radio, and then you released "The Sleeping Prince," and I think I heard it once on the radio. But I have to say, my favorite cut on the Blackhall Colliery record was "Sahebganj." I love the sitar and the chanting. Where did that come from? Have you guys ever spent time in India?

Gutter: No. Randy got a sitar at a pawn shop real cheap, and kept annoying us with it until we let him put it on the record.

ARDJ: Ah. I see. And the gunfire in the background during the bridge? Is that a political statement about what was going on in that part of the world at the time?

Gutter: Nah. It just sounded cool.

ARDJ: (slight pause) Oh-kay. Well. Let's listen to your hit, shall we? Here it is, "Spherical Aberration," by the band Octanosol.
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Comments

(Anonymous)

so totally worth it

This is hysterical! Was Gutter a music major?
I think I want to do it again. A band for every different mood.
See you in march!!!