History Music / CAKE

13th Aug '16 9:41:16 PM taddavis
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* BadassBoast: Sing it with me now," I am an opera singer/ I will sing when you're all dead/ I sing the mountains crumbling apart/ I sing what can't be said".
* BadassLongcoat: "Short Skirt / Long Jacket".
* BreakupSong: "Wheels", "Never There".

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* BadassBoast: Sing it with me now," I "I am an opera singer/ I singer/I will sing when you're all dead/ I dead/I sing the mountains crumbling apart/ I apart/I sing what can't be said".
said."
* BadassLongcoat: "Short Skirt / Long Skirt/Long Jacket".
* BreakupSong: "Wheels", "Wheels" and "Never There".



* DeathRow: The protagonist of the music video for "Long Time" is sentenced to this along with his monkey friend. They spend the entire video trying to escape the van taking them to the site of execution.

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* DeathRow: The protagonist of the music video for "Long Time" is sentenced to this this, along with his monkey friend. They spend the entire video trying to escape the van taking them to the site of execution.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "Italian Guy" is about an Italian Guy.
* FluffyCloudHeaven: The video for "Sheep Go To Heaven".

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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "Italian Guy" is about about, well, an Italian Guy.
guy.
* FluffyCloudHeaven: The video for "Sheep Go To to Heaven".



* IWantSong: "Short Skirt / Long Jacket".

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* IWantSong: Again, "Short Skirt / Long Skirt/Long Jacket".



* LyricalColdOpen: "I need your arms around me, I need to feel your touch..."

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* LyricalColdOpen: "I need your arms around me, I need to feel your touch..."Reluctantly crouched at the starting line/Engines pumping and thumping in time..."



* RunningGag: '''OHHH YEAH! ALL RIGHT!''' In about three songs on every album (Including B-Sides and Rarities).

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* RunningGag: '''OHHH '''OHHH, YEAH! ALL RIGHT!''' In about three songs on every album (Including B-Sides and Rarities).
6th Jul '16 11:31:47 AM HiJac210
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They are well-known for their heavily distinctive style, caused primarily by [=John McCrea=]'s amazing vocal style and their use of brass. Also, their every single song is about 1) a Girl, 2) a Car, 3) the Devil, or more likely 4) two or more of those subjects at the same time (e.g. "Satan is My Motor" which is about all three).

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They are well-known for their heavily distinctive style, caused primarily by [=John McCrea=]'s amazing detached vocal style and their use of brass. Also, their every single song is about 1) a Girl, 2) a Car, 3) the Devil, or more likely 4) two or more of those subjects at the same time (e.g. "Satan is My Motor" which is about all three).
30th Jun '16 12:01:04 PM NWolfman
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* PrecisionFStrike: Gloria Gaynor stated she dislikes their cover of "I Will Survive" for this ("I should have changed my fucking lock...").

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* PrecisionFStrike: Gloria Gaynor stated she dislikes their Their "ironic" cover of "I Will Survive" for this ("I should have changed my changes "...that stupid lock..." to "...that fucking lock...").". Gloria Gaynor, who is a devout Christian, said that this is why their cover was her least favorite.
29th Jun '16 9:07:12 AM NWolfman
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* RealSongThemeTune: As mentioned above, "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" was the theme song to ''{{Series/Chuck}}''. An sped-up instrumental version of "Italian Leather Sofa" was also used as the theme to ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'', and is one of the few pieces of licensed music left in tact for the DVD.

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* RealSongThemeTune: As mentioned above, "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" was the theme song to ''{{Series/Chuck}}''. An A sped-up instrumental version of "Italian Leather Sofa" was also used as the theme to ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'', and is one of the few pieces of licensed music left in tact for the DVD.
29th Jun '16 9:06:57 AM NWolfman
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* RealSongThemeTune: As mentioned above, "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" was the theme song to ''{{Series/Chuck}}''. An sped-up instrumental version of "Italian Leather Sofa" was also used as the theme to ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'', and is one of the few pieces of licensed music left in tact for the DVD.
13th Jun '15 11:15:48 AM igordebraga
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* MusicIsPolitics: "Comfort Eagle" can be interpreted as this, complete with comparing the music business to a CorruptChurch.
3rd May '15 7:50:21 PM nombretomado
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They have a famously large geekdom fanbase, and their hit "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" was the appropriately chosen theme song to cult TV show ''{{Chuck}}'', which is where a lot of their more recent fans will have become familiar with them. Their other first hit, "The Distance", boosted the sales for their album ''Fashion Nugget''.

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They have a famously large geekdom fanbase, and their hit "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" was the appropriately chosen theme song to cult TV show ''{{Chuck}}'', ''{{Series/Chuck}}'', which is where a lot of their more recent fans will have become familiar with them. Their other first hit, "The Distance", boosted the sales for their album ''Fashion Nugget''.
12th Jan '15 10:40:21 AM spirasen
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* BadassBoast: Sing it with me now," I am an opera singer/ I will sing when you're all dead/ I sing the mountains crumbling apart/ I sing what can't be said"
* BadassLongcoat: "Short Skirt/ Long Jacket"

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* BadassBoast: Sing it with me now," I am an opera singer/ I will sing when you're all dead/ I sing the mountains crumbling apart/ I sing what can't be said"
said".
* BadassLongcoat: "Short Skirt/ Skirt / Long Jacket"Jacket".



* IWantSong: "Short Skirt/Long Jacket".

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* IWantSong: "Short Skirt/Long Skirt / Long Jacket".



* StopAndGo: "Short Skirt/Long Jacket".
* WarIsHell: "I Bombed Korea"
--> ''I'm not a hero, I'm not a movie star/I've got my beer, I've got my stories to tell/But they won't tell you what it's like in Hell''

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* StopAndGo: "Short Skirt/Long Skirt / Long Jacket".
* WarIsHell: "I Bombed Korea"
Korea".
--> ''I'm not a hero, I'm not a movie star/I've star / I've got my beer, I've got my stories to tell/But tell / But they won't tell you what it's like in Hell''Hell''.
10th Jul '14 3:14:08 PM forest1903
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* LyricalColdOpen: "I need your arms around me, I need to feel your touch..."
7th Jun '14 2:45:28 PM forest1903
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* LongRunnerLineup: Type 2, ever since Paulo Baldi joined in early-2004.
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