Music: Songs To Wear Pants To aka: Songs To Wearpants To
Contrary to popular belief, you do not require pants to listen.
Songs To Wear Pants To is a website. It has some songs, and you can listen to them in your computer. All you have to do is right-click and 'save as', or so its two Themesongs say.Basically, on April 9th, 2004, a guy named Andrew living in Toronto created a website where people could request songs about any subject. Initially, the rule was that all songs would be under 1 minute and 11 seconds, but that rule has since been done away with.Since STWPT's opening, hundreds of songs have been requested about pretty much any subject, from Sea Anemones and instructions on how to put on pants to evil pickles killing everybody and robot pirates.These Songs To Wear Pants To songs are just about any genre you can think of, from hard rock, to techno, to a game soundtrack/children's music/psychedelic rick mixture.There have been four CD's released from the songs created throughout the years, titled (in chronological order) Green Pants, Blue Pants, Pink Pants, and Sweat Pants (the newest songs are on the yet unreleased Skinny Jeans album), each CD being $10.Roughly a little less than half of the songs on Songs To Wear Pants To are free to download, with just right clicking and saving as (as the first sentence states). Other songs are 99 cents to download.Song requests are done by email; free requests are usually done only if Andrew sufficiently likes the concept and if he has free time, while paid requests (costing anywhere from $50-$200 a minute)will always be done on time for obvious reasons (many paid requests are not posted on the website, being that a lot of them are personal and all)
Breakup Song: Never being a fan favorite- one fan even paid for it to be extended. On the less serious side, this also counts as one.
Boastful Rap: One of the bonus CD songs, Vanessa is partly this when the narrator claims to be the "sickest MC you're ever gonna hear", but is also a bit of Nightmare Fuel when the narrator reveals that he has killed Vanessa and is eating her liver off of her naked body.
When someone complimented Andrew's rapping ability, then requested that he cover one of his favorite rap songs, they probably wanted a straightforward cover that would include actual rapping... But they didn't come right out and say that, so what they got was "Intergalactic" by The Beastie Boysas turned into a slow piano ballad.
Literal-Minded: Andrew is this when he's given enough room to get away with it, and sometimes he focuses on a hole in a concept, meaning the song itself is something completely unexpected - at least to the requester - such as "This Girl."
Long Song, Short Scene: A lot of very good songs just kinda get lost in the whole jumble of hundreds that there are.
Looped Lyrics: Used in Celtic Techno Burrito where the only words are "intimidated by the size of my burrito".
Word Salad Lyrics: Many, but especially "I Empty My Baby": The request mentioned that Andrew could rearrange the order of the lyrics if he wanted, so he took that idea much further than the submitter probably had in mind.