Scott's soundtrack suggestion E-mail
Written by Chalupa   
Monday, 15 September 2008 23:40
I am not sure if you guys are still interested in the question you posed in one of your earlier podcasts, but as far as songs tha would be perfect for the Big Lebowski soundtrack, I can think of none better than the Kinks' "Sunny Afternoon." The song is sort of a nightmare outcome of dudeism, where the dude in question sits by passively as outside forces disrupt the quiet and pleasant life he has built for himself, much like the movie. It's also one of my favorite songs of all time. I enjoy what you guys are doing and hope to hear more in the future. Here are the lyrics, just so you can see the similarities.
The Yellow Dart

The tax man's taken all my DOUGH,
And left me in my stately home,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
And I can't sail my yacht,
He's taken everything I've got,
All I've got's this sunny afternoon.

Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze.
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.
And I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime

My girlfriend's run off with my car,
And gone back to her ma and pa,
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
Now I'm sitting here,
Sipping at my ice cold beer,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.

Help me, help me, help me sail away,
Well give me two good reasons why I oughta stay.
'Cause I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime

Ah, save me, save me, save me from this squeeze.
I got a big fat mama trying to break me.
And I love to live so pleasantly,
Live this life of luxury,
Lazing on a sunny afternoon.
In the summertime
In the summertime
In the summertime
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