Thursday, May 14, 2009

Anthem for burnout couch potatoes: the timeless “TVOD”

Television has been an integral part of our lives for around six decades, and yet there are so few songs that truly convey the feeling of completely surrendering to the power of the Holy Box. Some might say that ”TV Party” sums it up well, while others might opt for the Tubes’ bouncy “TV is King," which I like so much I made it one of two opening theme songs for the Funhouse during the show’s early years.

However… there is one tune from the gent who gave us “Warm Leatherette” that accurately conveys the true sense of abandon that comes with accepting the fact that you can never, and should never, attempt to break away from the hold the original addictive medium holds over you. I didn’t know there was a video for it, but yes, you can now experience “TVOD” by the Normal on this new addictive medium:

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