History Music / MitchBenn

24th Dec '17 9:44:11 AM nombretomado
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* BearsAreBadNews: Averted in no less than four songs about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knut_(polar_bear) Knut the Polar Bear]], most recently an EltonJohn style Eulogy.

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* BearsAreBadNews: Averted in no less than four songs about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knut_(polar_bear) Knut the Polar Bear]], most recently an EltonJohn style Music/EltonJohn-style Eulogy.
23rd Nov '17 8:52:40 AM dlchen145
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Mitch Benn is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and Website/{{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with Creator/StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of Website/{{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.

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Mitch Mitchell John Benn (born 20 January 1970) is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and Website/{{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with Creator/StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of Website/{{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.
17th Jul '17 5:13:03 PM nombretomado
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to sound like {{Coldplay}} now."

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to sound like {{Coldplay}} Music/{{Coldplay}} now."
30th Apr '17 10:32:46 AM nombretomado
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* LeastRhymableWord: Benn is inspired by TomLehrer, and it shows.

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* LeastRhymableWord: Benn is inspired by TomLehrer, Music/TomLehrer, and it shows.
10th Feb '17 3:52:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* ProtestSong: Most of his songs on ''TheNowShow''. He's usually funny about it, though. "Not Everybody Has To Imagine" is interesting, a skewering of Music/JohnLennon's "Imagine" from the opposite end of the SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism:

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* ProtestSong: Most of his songs on ''TheNowShow''.''Radio/TheNowShow''. He's usually funny about it, though. "Not Everybody Has To Imagine" is interesting, a skewering of Music/JohnLennon's "Imagine" from the opposite end of the SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism:
11th Jan '17 11:40:59 PM PaulA
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* LargeHam: "Brian", which imitates the Film/FlashGordon [[{{Music/Queen}} theme song]] and ends with [[Creator/BrianBlessed the man]] shouting "Blessed's annoyed".

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* LargeHam: "Brian", which imitates the Film/FlashGordon Film/{{Flash Gordon|1980}} [[{{Music/Queen}} theme song]] and ends with [[Creator/BrianBlessed the man]] shouting "Blessed's annoyed".
14th Oct '16 9:30:47 PM nombretomado
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Mitch Benn is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and {{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with Creator/StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of {{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.

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Mitch Benn is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and {{Twitter}} Website/{{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with Creator/StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of {{Facebook}}' Website/{{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.
3rd Jul '16 2:28:09 PM gewunomox
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** More literally, there's the song he wrote when BobDylan was sued by his neighbours because of the [[http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/03/18/us-dylan-odd-idUSTRE52H3O220090318 smell from the outdoor toilet]] on Dylan's malibu property:

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** More literally, there's the song he wrote when BobDylan Music/BobDylan was sued by his neighbours because of the [[http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/03/18/us-dylan-odd-idUSTRE52H3O220090318 smell from the outdoor toilet]] on Dylan's malibu property:
3rd Jun '16 5:48:13 PM Orbiting
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-->--Mitch Benn

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-->--Mitch Benn
22nd Jan '16 6:13:21 PM nombretomado
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Mitch Benn is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and {{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of {{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.

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Mitch Benn is a British satirical songwriter, best known for his topical comedy songs on ''Radio/TheNowShow''. His favourite topics include James Blunt, Music/{{Coldplay}} and {{Twitter}} (where he had a feud with StephenFry, Creator/StephenFry, which was settled when Fry agreed to make him 'Viceroy of {{Facebook}}' in return for Benn giving up the quest to be 'King of Twitter'.) He is [[OopNorth Liverpudlian]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Scottish]] and [[HornyVikings looks a bit like a Viking]]. He has released several albums, some solo and some as 'Mitch Benn and the Distractions'.
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