Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Music / DirkWearsWhiteSox

Go To



''Dirk Wears White Sox'' is the debut studio album by ''Music/AdamAndTheAnts'', released in 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants line-up, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for ''Music/BowWowWow''. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

to:

''Dirk Wears White Sox'' is the debut studio album by ''Music/AdamAndTheAnts'', released in 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants line-up, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for ''Music/BowWowWow''. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.
Creator/DirkBogarde.



* PostPunk: It was released in it's wake.

to:

* PostPunk: It was released in it's its wake.



* {{Sadist}}: The subject person in "Whip In My Valise", whose activities include pulling the wings off flies, killing grandmothers and good old punishment.

to:

* {{Sadist}}: The subject person in "Whip In My Valise", whose activities include pulling the wings off flies, killing grandmothers grandmothers, and good old punishment.


* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The main character in "Whip In My Valise"
--> ''I can't thank her, my Sunday spanker''



--> ''She was the victim of an awful plan''
--> ''Announced through the mouthpiece of a little green man''
--> ''She'd heard the voices from outer space''

to:

--> ''She was the victim of an awful plan''
-->
plan''\\
''Announced through the mouthpiece of a little green man''
-->
man''\\
''She'd heard the voices from outer space''


Added DiffLines:

* AlliterativeName: The main character in "Whip In My Valise"
--> ''I can't thank her, my Sunday spanker''


* AliensAreBastards: "Never Trust A Man (With Egg On His Face)", in which a woman shoots her husband in front of her children because of an extraterrestrial conspiracy:

to:

* AliensAreBastards: "Never Trust A Man (With Egg On His Face)", in which a woman shoots her husband in front of her children because of an extraterrestrial conspiracy:conspiracy ([[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane or possibly just a psychotic break]]):


'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the debut studio album by Music/AdamAndTheAnts, released in 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants line-up, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for Music/BowWowWow. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

to:

'''''Dirk ''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' Sox'' is the debut studio album by Music/AdamAndTheAnts, ''Music/AdamAndTheAnts'', released in 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants line-up, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for Music/BowWowWow.''Music/BowWowWow''. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.


# "Car Trouble (Parts 1 & 2)"

to:

# "Car Trouble "Cartrouble (Parts 1 & 2)"



# "Kick!"
# "Zerox"
# "Whip In My Valise"
# "Physical"
# "Friends"

to:

# "Kick!"
"Kick!" (2:05)
# "Zerox"
"Zerox" (3:45)
# "Whip In My Valise"
Valise" (3:58)
# "Physical"
"Physical" (3:59)
# "Friends"
"Friends" (2:40)



* CarSong: "Car Trouble (Parts 1 & 2)"

to:

* CarSong: "Car Trouble "Cartrouble (Parts 1 & 2)"



--> ''Have you ever had trouble with your automobile?''

to:

--> ''Have you ever had trouble with your automobile?''auto-mobile?''



* MundaneMadeAwesome: "Car Trouble", a song about ... well... car trouble.

to:

* MundaneMadeAwesome: "Car Trouble", "Cartrouble", a song about ... well... car trouble.


'''Tracklist'''

to:

'''Tracklist'''
----
!! Tracklist:






[[AC:Side Two]]

to:

[[AC:Side Two]][[AC: Side Two]]



----



** "Catholic Day" references the assassination of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and his affair with Creator/MarilynMonroe. The song also namedrops the line "I see the chickens have come home to roost", which was UsefulNotes/MalcolmX's reaction when interviewed about JFK's death.

to:

** "Catholic Day" references the assassination of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and his affair with Creator/MarilynMonroe. The song also namedrops name-drops the line "I see the chickens have come home to roost", which was UsefulNotes/MalcolmX's reaction when interviewed about JFK's death.


Added DiffLines:



[[caption-width-right:300:''Dirk Wears White Sox''.]]

to:

[[caption-width-right:300:''Dirk Wears White Sox''.[[caption-width-right:300: ''The family of noise is here and it's come to save everybody!''.]]



* AngelicChoir: "The Day I Met God"
--> ''And the herald angels sang: "Ooh, ooh, oooh, ooh'''


Added DiffLines:

* EtherealChoir: "The Day I Met God"
--> ''And the herald angels sang: "Ooh, ooh, oooh, ooh''


Added DiffLines:

** "Family Of Noise" quotes from "She Loves You" by Music/TheBeatles, available on ''Music/PastMasters''.


Added DiffLines:

* SpellMyNameWithAnS: The word "socks" is spelled as "sox" in the title.


----
!! Tracklist:

to:

----
!! Tracklist:
'''Tracklist'''

[[AC: Side One]]




[[AC:Side Two]]



----



* AlbumTitleDrop: A unique case; The line "Dirk wears white sox" doesn't appear until "Don't Be Square (Be There)" on the NEXT Ants' album, Music/KingsOfTheWildFrontier.

to:

* AlbumTitleDrop: A unique case; The line "Dirk wears white sox" doesn't appear until "Don't Be Square (Be There)" on the NEXT Ants' album, Music/KingsOfTheWildFrontier.''Music/KingsOfTheWildFrontier''.
* AliensAreBastards: "Never Trust A Man (With Egg On His Face)", in which a woman shoots her husband in front of her children because of an extraterrestrial conspiracy:
--> ''She was the victim of an awful plan''
--> ''Announced through the mouthpiece of a little green man''
--> ''She'd heard the voices from outer space''
--> ''Saying, "Never trust a man with egg on his face''
* AngelicChoir: "The Day I Met God"
--> ''And the herald angels sang: "Ooh, ooh, oooh, ooh'''
* AntiLoveSong: "Digital Tenderness"
--> ''That alphabet you call love is just a digital tenderness''
--> ''(...) And my heart is stronger than a four-letter-long word''
* BeliefMakesYouStupid: "The Idea"
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''You didn't have to kneel down''
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''A god would say "hello"''
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''An angel touched my shoulder''
* CarSong: "Car Trouble (Parts 1 & 2)"
--> ''Have you ever had a ride in a light blue car?''
--> ''Ever stopped to think who's the slave and who's the master?''
--> ''Have you ever had trouble with your automobile?''
--> ''Have you ever had to push, push, push?''
--> ''Car trouble''



* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: "Cleopatra".

to:

* GratuitousItalian: "Animals And Men"
--> ''Uno, due, tre, quattro...''
* MundaneMadeAwesome: "Car Trouble", a song about ... well... car trouble.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: "Cleopatra"."Cleopatra", named after the Egyptian queen UsefulNotes/CleopatraVII.



* ReligionRantSong: "The Idea"
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''You didn't have to kneel down''
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''A god would say "hello"''
--> ''I could be religious if...''
--> ''An angel touched my shoulder''



** "Cleopatra" has a reference to the film Film/{{Cleopatra}}, and what a disappointment it was
---> What a weak distorted image
---> [[Creator/ElizabethTaylor Elizabeth]] and [[Creator/RichardBurton Richard]] gave you

to:

** "Catholic Day" references the assassination of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy and his affair with Creator/MarilynMonroe. The song also namedrops the line "I see the chickens have come home to roost", which was UsefulNotes/MalcolmX's reaction when interviewed about JFK's death.
--> ''Kennedy died in '63''
--> ''Poor John.F-''
--> ''(...) No more messing around, playing with Monroe''
--> ''(...) Kennedy's wife with his brain on her knee''
--> ''Poor Jackie-''
** "Animals And Men" references artists from the Futurism movement:
--> ''Marinetti, Boccioni, Carra, Balla, Palazzeschi!''
--> ''Marinetti, Boccioni, Carra, Balla, Palazzeschi!''
--> ''Futurist Manifesto!''
--> ''Futurist Manifesto!''
** "Cleopatra" has a reference to the film Film/{{Cleopatra}}, ''Film/{{Cleopatra}}'', and what a disappointment it was
was:
---> What ''What a weak distorted image
image''
---> [[Creator/ElizabethTaylor ''[[Creator/ElizabethTaylor Elizabeth]] and [[Creator/RichardBurton Richard]] gave youyou''
** "Nine Plan Failed"
--> ''Now he wears big spectacles''
--> ''And he sings like Music/BuddyHolly''




to:

* WarIsHell: "Nine Plan Failed"
--> ''After nine years in the army, they took away his brain''
--> ''They tattooed "defect" on his brow''
--> ''And signed him up again''


[[caption-width-right:300:Dirk Wears White Sox]]

'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first studio album by Music/AdamAndTheAnts, released on 30 October 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for Music/BowWowWow. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

to:

[[caption-width-right:300:Dirk [[caption-width-right:300:''Dirk Wears White Sox]]

Sox''.]]

'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first debut studio album by Music/AdamAndTheAnts, released on 30 October in 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup, line-up, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for Music/BowWowWow. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.



# "Never Trust a Man (With Egg on His Face)"
# "Animals and Men"
# "Family of Noise"

to:

# "Never Trust a A Man (With Egg on On His Face)"
# "Animals and And Men"
# "Family of Of Noise"



!! Other tracks from re-releases and remastered albums:

to:

----
!! Other tracks from re-releases and remastered albums:
Bonus Tracks (Reissues):



# "Whip in my Valise"

to:

# "Whip in my In My Valise"



!! Never Trope a Man (With Egg on His Face)
* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The main character in "Whip in my Valise"

to:

----
!!Principal Members:

* Music/AdamAnt - lead vocals, guitar, piano, harmonica
* Matthew Ashman - guitar, piano
* Dave Barbarossa - drums, percussion
* Marco Pirroni - guitar
* Andrew Warren - bass

----
!! Never Trope a A Man (With Egg on On His Face)
Face):

* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The main character in "Whip in my In My Valise"



* RecordProducer: Music/AdamAnt and Chris Hughes

to:

* RecordProducer: Music/AdamAnt and Chris HughesHughes.



* {{Sadist}}: The subject person in "Whip in my Valise", whose activities include pulling the wings off flies, killing grandmothers and good old punishment.

to:

* {{Sadist}}: The subject person in "Whip in my In My Valise", whose activities include pulling the wings off flies, killing grandmothers and good old punishment.



* StockPunishment: "Whip in my Valise"

to:

* StockPunishment: "Whip in my In My Valise"



* TooKinkyToTorture: The main character in "Whip in my Valise"

to:

* TooKinkyToTorture: The main character in "Whip in my In My Valise"


Added DiffLines:



# "Cartrouble (Parts 1 & 2)"

to:

# "Cartrouble "Car Trouble (Parts 1 & 2)"



* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The main character in "Whip in my Valise"
--> ''I can't thank her, my Sunday spanker''



* OneWordTitle: "Kick!", "Zerox", "Physical" and "Friends".
* PostPunk

to:

* OneWordTitle: "Tabletalk", "Kick!", "Zerox", "Physical" and "Friends".
* PostPunkPostPunk: It was released in it's wake.



* TheSeventies: Just barely.



-->Your sadistic suits my masochistic

to:

-->Your --> ''Your sadistic suits my masochisticmasochistic''



--> You put my head into the stocks
--> And then you, you went to choose a cane

to:

--> You ''You put my head into the stocks
stocks''
--> And ''And then you, you went to choose a canecane''



--> I can't thank her, my Sunday spanker

to:

--> I ''I can't thank her, my Sunday spankerspanker''

Added DiffLines:

* {{Sadist}}: The subject person in "Whip in my Valise", whose activities include pulling the wings off flies, killing grandmothers and good old punishment.
-->Your sadistic suits my masochistic

Added DiffLines:

* StockPunishment: "Whip in my Valise"
--> You put my head into the stocks
--> And then you, you went to choose a cane


'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first studio by Music/AdamAndTheAnts. It was released on 30 October 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

to:

'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first studio album by Music/AdamAndTheAnts. It was Music/AdamAndTheAnts, released on 30 October 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup.lineup, who would go on to be swiped by Malcolm [=McLaren=] for Music/BowWowWow. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.


'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first studio by {{Adam and the Ants}}. It was released on 30 October 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

to:

'''''Dirk Wears White Sox''''' is the first studio by {{Adam and the Ants}}.Music/AdamAndTheAnts. It was released on 30 October 1979. It is the only album released by the original Adam and the Ants lineup. The "Dirk" of the title refers to classic British film icon Dirk Bogarde.

Added DiffLines:

* PostPunk
* RecordProducer: Music/AdamAnt and Chris Hughes
* TheSeventies: Just barely.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 25

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report