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Supertramp — Breakfast In America
Album: Breakfast In America
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Released: 1978
Length: 2:36
Plays (last 30 days): 1
Take a look at my girlfriend
She's the only one I got
Not much of a girlfriend
Never seem to get a lot

Take a jumbo across the water
Like to see America
See the girls in California
I'm hoping it's going to come true
But there's not a lot I can do, hey

Could we have kippers for breakfast
Mummy dear, Mummy dear?
They gotta have 'em in Texas
'Cause everyone's a millionaire

I'm a winner, I'm a sinner
Do you want my autograph?
I'm a loser, what a joker
I'm playing my jokes upon you
While there's nothing better to do, hey

Ba-ba da-dum, ba-ba bow-da d-dow da-dow da-dow, eh
Ba-ba da-dum, ba-ba bow-da d-dow da-dow da-dow
La la la, la-la la, la la la-la

Don't you look at my girlfriend (''Girlfriend'')
She's the only one I got
Not much of a girlfriend (''Girlfriend'')
Never seem to get a lot (''What you got? Not a lot'')

Take a jumbo across the water
Like to see America
See the girls in California
I'm hoping it's going to come true
But there's not a lot I can do, hey

Ba-ba da-dum, bow-ba dow-da d-dow da-dow da-dow, eh
Ba-ba da-dum, bow-ba da-da dow da-dow da-dow, eh
Hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um
Hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um, hey uhm-um
La la la, la-la la, la la la-la
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Masterpiece.
 LonesomeDrifter wrote:
I can't forgive them for knowing about 9/11 and not telling anyone.

PROOF
 
Great try but since Supertramp are Brits they would refer to it as 11/9. 
 GuiltyFeat wrote:
Supertramp are a band that were always out of fashion. This album came out in 1979 for goodness' sake. It's not punk. It's not disco. It's not new wave. It's just a collection of undeniable tunes. I love it.
 
In deed! I'm married to a super Super Tramp fan, she's always said something similar about how odd they weren't bigger.

I think this song's OK,though it gets a bump for being ST...call it an 8...LLRP!
I can't forgive them for knowing about 9/11 and not telling anyone.

PROOF
 aspicer wrote:
A brilliant album and it totally holds up today - I still listen to these tracks all the way through after hundreds of listens!

 
Indeed! {#Cheers}
 AvoidingWork wrote:
LOL

Some days I'm just a little slow on the uptake.  37 years of looking at that cover art and I just now noticed it's a take off on the Statue of Liberty.

I just accepted it as the iconic American waitress in a diner.  You know "Welcome to America!  What'll you have sweetie?"

 
God ! I never realized that before either !


Great album. Saw the Tour that went along with it. This band was defo a stadium band. Too bad they got a little soft after this. Still good though.
Jarring
 Hey_Porter wrote:
Back in the day when record companies generated did BIG promotional material, I was able to get my hands on the  stand-up cardboard cutout of Libby, the waitress you see on the album cover.  She graced our domicile for a good four months, greeting our guests at the front door. Then somebody punched her and that was the end of Libby. 
 
It's one of my favorite all-time album covers. You can't really tell from this photo above, which is fuzzy, but the "buildings" in lower Manhattan are all kitchen items. There are salt and pepper shakers, an egg carton, a stack of coffee cups, and a sugar bin. The piers are actually forks and knives.

So sad to hear about your Libby, she has such a great expression.
Supertramp are a band that were always out of fashion. This album came out in 1979 for goodness' sake. It's not punk. It's not disco. It's not new wave. It's just a collection of undeniable tunes. I love it.
A brilliant album and it totally holds up today - I still listen to these tracks all the way through after hundreds of listens!
Back in the day when record companies generated did BIG promotional material, I was able to get my hands on the  stand-up cardboard cutout of Libby, the waitress you see on the album cover.  She graced our domicile for a good four months, greeting our guests at the front door. Then somebody punched her and that was the end of Libby. 
 oldsaxon wrote:

mmmm....a lovely kipper next to poached duck eggs with Hollandaise on a muffin (english style, of course) toasted nearly to charcoal...That's a breakfast. Where DID I put that tweed jacket and deerstalker? Is there more tea?
It's almost as good as pancakes, maple syrup, bacon and coffee....nearly.... 

 
Mmmmm agree, kippers are delicious. Some like thier herrings pickled and a lot of dutch people like theirs raw, not for me though {#Foot-in-mouth},
I love the lyrics in this song BTW, very witty.
1. Not anywhere near the best this band did.
2. Please stop the madness. I've heard it enough. Forever. Really. Please.
As a general rule, RP listeners will vehemently pan anything they feel isn't "special enough" for their special ears. 

Good music, even when it escapes the limitations of esotericism and becomes something revered by the masses is still good music.

This song, like many Supertramp songs features social commentary, self-effacing humor, excellent harmony, unique orchestrations and proper 1970s, (bombastic and over-the-top), production and engineering.

So what if other people like it, or it's the most popular cut off their most popular album? Radiohead has Creep, Tool has Sober, Nine-Inch-Nails has Closer, Coldplay has... a lot of crap songs that people like for some reason. But you get my point anyway. 

Rock on with the occasional blockbuster, Bill and Rebecca! There is still a lot of greatness left in these songs! 
Quite funny, and—surprisingly—"good for the ears" {#Sunny}
Crime of the Century and Even in the Quietest Moments are much superior recordings to this offering, having said that, Supertramp were and are an amazing 70's UK band!
 stephw wrote:
Miss those superbands of the '70's.

 
I definitely do not miss any of the "arena rock" acts of the late 1970s - I didn't like them then. This kind of primped up, 'precious' stuff especially annoyed me back then.  But I can see how some folks could like it - to each his own.
LOL

Some days I'm just a little slow on the uptake.  37 years of looking at that cover art and I just now noticed it's a take off on the Statue of Liberty.

I just accepted it as the iconic American waitress in a diner.  You know "Welcome to America!  What'll you have sweetie?"
Cover art gets an 11
 {#Yes}
Chumbawamba-1984 wrote:
A constant 3 for me since 1978, eventually going down. 1-size-fits-all by product.

 


A constant 3 for me since 1978, eventually going down. 1-size-fits-all by product.
This takes me back to Amsterdam...
Miss those superbands of the '70's.
God, I love Supertramp!
Funny to see how many negative comments this song has received hereunder, but has still a quite high average rate. Does it mean that those who like it are really loving it like I do?

Thanks Bill!
Excellent set Bill
 idiot_wind wrote:
If you must play this band, try the "Crime of the Century" album.       

 

If you must play this band, please do it in the privacy of your own home...I think we were all sick of this by 1980, let alone 
34 YEARS LATER!!!!



P.S.-you can change the release date up top to 1979, as I remember this album trying its best to ruin my '79 summer by being on the car radio CONSTANTLY!
I agree with other posts.


This songs sucks. The bad tried too hard to be sweet and wimpy.  


If you must play this band, try the "Crime of the Century" album.       

ughh last few songs ,,,not loving...
Gets my vote for the wimpiest lyrics ever written.
Lots of good Supertramp songs..this is one. #8
 jbjnr wrote:

I'd like to disagree on the albums comment for the benefit of others who might be reading.

Crime of the Century : some very fine songs on here. Rudy, Asylum, If everyone was listening. These are simply outstanding tracks. They've got drama, symphonic orchestration, depth and a great sound

Crisis? What Crisis? :  A Soapbox Opera, sister moonshine, stand out from my memory

Even in the Quietest Moments : Babaji, Fool's Overture.

Indelibly stamped : Rosie Had Everything Planned - wow! (great melody, and great lyrics too). Aries - I challenge anyone to put aries on loud and not want to hear it again and again.

Those 4 albums for me (for starters) put Supertramp in a league well above most of their contemporaries, and those that came after. It's a shame that they don't get more play.
 
With you all the way on this, sadly, BIA was a sad end to an otherwise brilliant set of albums. I remember seeing them in an open air stadium just as the sun set...grey-purple sky, a flock of hundreds of starlings circling like a school of fish above the crowd. They opened with "school"....that harmonica....just spine tinglingly good. 
 fredriley wrote:
Kippers for breakfast? Bleucch! For those unaware of this UK delicacy, kippers are smoked herring. I'd rather have a bowl of muesli.
 
mmmm....a lovely kipper next to poached duck eggs with Hollandaise on a muffin (english style, of course) toasted nearly to charcoal...That's a breakfast. Where DID I put that tweed jacket and deerstalker? Is there more tea?
It's almost as good as pancakes, maple syrup, bacon and coffee....nearly.... 
I love the inclusion of brass and woodwinds into this song!  I wish more artists would do the same.
 
 fredriley wrote:
Kippers for breakfast? Bleucch! For those unaware of this UK delicacy, kippers are smoked herring. I'd rather have a bowl of muesli.
 
Fred, a propper kipper on the bone and traditionally smoked, along with some fresh bread and butter and lashings of tea is an excellent way to start the day before going out on the estate to shoot something (either the country or inner city estate).
Kippers for breakfast? Bleucch! For those unaware of this UK delicacy, kippers are smoked herring. I'd rather have a bowl of muesli.
no
 laozilover wrote:
don't know why I never noticed this before but do you think the waitress kinda looks like the statue of liberty?
 
I'm pretty sure that's what they were going for.
Not a patch on "Crisis, what crisis?"... BIA to me, was their debut into unabashed commercial sounds.
don't know why I never noticed this before but do you think the waitress kinda looks like the statue of liberty?
 jbjnr wrote:

I'd like to disagree on the albums comment for the benefit of others who might be reading.

Crime of the Century : some very fine songs on here. Rudy, Asylum, If everyone was listening. These are simply outstanding tracks. They've got drama, symphonic orchestration, depth and a great sound

Crisis? What Crisis? :  A Soapbox Opera, sister moonshine, stand out from my memory

Even in the Quietest Moments : Babaji, Fool's Overture.

Indelibly stamped : Rosie Had Everything Planned - wow! (great melody, and great lyrics too). Aries - I challenge anyone to put aries on loud and not want to hear it again and again.

Those 4 albums for me (for starters) put Supertramp in a league well above most of their contemporaries, and those that came after. It's a shame that they don't get more play.
 

I was a HUGE Supertramp fan even before BIA came out.

Then every dipshit in town jumped on the bandwagon and acted like Supertramp was some NEW awesome band that they had "discovered"

:P

Getting people to listen to new music is as hard as getting people to try new exotic foods, I don't know why this is

Personally, I am always up for a challenge.

Except Balut, Bugs, and Monkey Brains.

Phuck that        lol
I love this song! Have ever since I can remember! But each to his/her/its own.
Awful, as bad now as it was in '78.
 crnkan wrote:
{#No}
 
{#Yes}

{#No}
 bindi wrote:

Interesting. . .

And also, don't forget Jeff Lebowski, writing a check on Sept 11,1991- exactly 10 years before the attack,  while George Bush Sr rants in the background on TV about Sadam Hussain.  (Big Lebowski was filmed in what, 1997 or 1998?)

I think it's all just weird coincidences, but who knows?

 
So maybe Bin Laden was a big Supertramp fan who was inspired to target the twin towers by the Breakfast in America album cover? More seriously, this still sounds like the perfect pop song after all these years.


blech  spare me!
NO!!!!!!!!!
Love the oompah in this, either tuba or bass from the sounds of it. It really makes the song zip along.
 Art_Carnage wrote:
Their only album worth listening to. Lots of goods stuff on it that never made it to the radio playlists. Their other albums... meh.
 
I'd like to disagree on the albums comment for the benefit of others who might be reading.

Crime of the Century : some very fine songs on here. Rudy, Asylum, If everyone was listening. These are simply outstanding tracks. They've got drama, symphonic orchestration, depth and a great sound

Crisis? What Crisis? :  A Soapbox Opera, sister moonshine, stand out from my memory

Even in the Quietest Moments : Babaji, Fool's Overture.

Indelibly stamped : Rosie Had Everything Planned - wow! (great melody, and great lyrics too). Aries - I challenge anyone to put aries on loud and not want to hear it again and again.

Those 4 albums for me (for starters) put Supertramp in a league well above most of their contemporaries, and those that came after. It's a shame that they don't get more play.


Pretty impressive use of tuba; heck, impressive use of horns in general.  Never noticed it on the radio. Thanks, RP.
I can't help but imagine a caped bum that can't fly straight for all the booze...Supertramp away
  Panama_Floyd wrote:
Right band...wrong song. Apologies to anyone who has an emotional connection to this thing.
  
 Apologies Accepted.... from a 60's Child  {#Daisy}

One of the BEST tracks from a Brilliant Band a Resounding 9 ... keep em coming Bill {#Cheers}
Their only album worth listening to. Lots of goods stuff on it that never made it to the radio playlists. Their other albums... meh.
one of the worst songs of one of the worst bands, ever. i have to admit i bought the album when it came out, but now i want to give nearly everything to invent a parallel-universe where supertramp did never happen.
Ok, so it may not be your favorite song, but credit Bill with including it in a rather tasty and inspired "America" set......
Right band...wrong song. Apologies to anyone who has an emotional connection to this thing.

Didn't care for it in HS back in '78, still don't care for it today.  We didn't use the words "too twee" back then, but we do now. . .
The best pop band money can buy.
No one in Texas eats Kippers!

In The Eye Of The Storm by ~CrazyDiamond08
Becky   ©2008-2010 ~CrazyDiamond08

Roger Hodgson
was a part of Prog Rock sensation Supertramp up until the mid 80's, where he persued his solo career, He's credited for such hits as "Take the Long Way Home", "Dreamer", "The Logical Song", and many other great songs he did for the band. Much hits were from their 1979 album "Breakfast in America". He has recently come out with a new DVD, and will start touring again this summer.
Roger is one of my favourite voices of music. And also one of my favourite pianists. I seriously cannot go a day without listening to Supertramp. I recently bought his fist solo, "In The Eye of the Storm", which is one of the top Prog albums during it's time. He's just a great songwriter, composer, and overall a great inspiration and pick-me-up when I'm having a good or bad day.
Thank you, Roger.


 calispera wrote:
Even if some find this song less artistic or less good as other like « Even in the Quietest moments », or « School », ....; emotionnaly, this song still brings me punch and happiness.

Lyrics are simple but deep truth, more than ever, we're living as vegetables, sitting in front of our tvscreen. The voice of Roger Hodgson is a jewel, and music is still nice to hear, even after a million times ;)

Hope my english is understandable ;)





 

A bit more on the "pop" side, but still a great tune.

For what it's worth, I think your english is better than most here in the states.
Even if some find this song less artistic or less good as other like « Even in the Quietest moments », or « School », ....; emotionnaly, this song still brings me punch and happiness.

Lyrics are simple but deep truth, more than ever, we're living as vegetables, sitting in front of our tvscreen. The voice of Roger Hodgson is a jewel, and music is still nice to hear, even after a million times ;)

Hope my english is understandable ;)





This is a bit twee and dated for me now, I've just heard it too many times over the years. Can't be rating it.
oh gag
I love this whole album, I don't care how many times these tracks have been played!!{#Dancingbanana}
'Fourth of July', 'American Tune', 'American Dreaming', 'American Tale', then now 'Breakfast in America'? Is there some sort of connection between these songs that I might be missing?
 Panama_Floyd wrote:
I love Supertramp, but this song drives me nuts. It just seems contrived, compared to things like "Even in the Quietest Moments" or "Sister Moonshine".
 
Sense of humor? {#Rolleyes}
 Panama_Floyd wrote:
I love Supertramp, but this song drives me nuts. It just seems contrived, compared to things like "Even in the Quietest Moments" or "Sister Moonshine".
 

Supertramp is a real mixed bag - sometimes the tunes seem almost magical, other times as PF writes above - they seem arch and contrived.

Riff

{#Rolleyes}
Bill really playing the memory tunes from the 70s for me..... must have heard this one on the radio-well seemed like a million time the night i stayed up before moving back to LA end of summer 79...
I love Supertramp, but this song drives me nuts. It just seems contrived, compared to things like "Even in the Quietest Moments" or "Sister Moonshine".
Takin me back now.
I've had breakfast in America and it was good. I've had fresh cantaloupe in California, and man that was outstanding! (I know I'm sounding like Kramer but it's true) Bill can confirm that fresh Cantaloupe in California is amazing - it loses something while being transported thousands of miles across the country and across the border. I also like this song.
Can't believe I'm happy to hear this, but RP always plays some other song with the same intro and I'm always disappointed it's not this song.
This song is OK (7), but I think that most anything off of Crime of the Century is better.  Especially School and Rudy and Asylum...
Ici le sud de la France. Chez nous Supertramp passe sans arrêt sur toutes les radios " gold" . Et c' est trop "souvent"
 HackMan wrote:
What did Supertramp really know in 1979? The cover is very interesting not to mention "the logical song". What you have is a view of the Big Apple from an AIRPLANE. You have the "waitress" who is the FAT LADY holding the menu and glass of orange juice on a tray. Who is the FAT LADY symbolic of? LIBERTY! The menu is symbolic of the tablet LIBERTY is holding while the orange juice is the FLAME. Where is the orange juice/flame situated? OVER THE TWIN TOWERS. What is the FAT LADY doing? SINGING! What time is breakfast? NINE O'CLOCK.The Twin Towers represents COMMERCE. LIBERTY represents FREEDOM. When COMMERCE/Twin Towers crashes LIBERTY IS FINISHED! It ain't over 'till it's over ... WHEN THE FAT LADY SINGS! And how about Joe Jackson's 2000 Night and Day II album? Another take on the Twins this time with the rearview mirror situated over the twin towers. Exactly what did Supertramp, Joe Jackson, perhaps others really know? Coincidence? You tell me. Is this another Theo Adonis type-thing? This is NOT my discovery but I am the ....

HackMan
 
Interesting. . .

And also, don't forget Jeff Lebowski, writing a check on Sept 11,1991- exactly 10 years before the attack,  while George Bush Sr rants in the background on TV about Sadam Hussain.  (Big Lebowski was filmed in what, 1997 or 1998?)

I think it's all just weird coincidences, but who knows?

Take a look at my girlfriend
Shes the only one I got
Not much of a girlfriend
Never seem to get a lot

Take a jumbo across the water
Like to see america
See the girls in
california
Im hoping its going to come true
But theres not a lot I can do

Could we have kippers for breakfast
Mummy dear, mummy dear
They got to have em in texas
Cos everyones a millionaire

Im a winner, Im a sinner
Do you want my autograph
Im a loser, what a joker
Im playing my jokes upon you
While theres nothing better to do

Dont you look at my girlfriend
Shes the only one I got
Not much of a girlfriend
Never seem to get a lot

Take a jumbo cross the water
Like to see america
See the girls in california
Im hoping its going to come true
But theres not a lot I can do

in album "Breakfast in America" (1979)

** 8 **




This song is from a classic album...  I still have the original album...


 HackMan wrote:
What did Supertramp really know in 1979? The cover is very interesting not to mention "the logical song". What you have is a view of the Big Apple from an AIRPLANE. You have the "waitress" who is the FAT LADY holding the menu and glass of orange juice on a tray. Who is the FAT LADY symbolic of? LIBERTY! The menu is symbolic of the tablet LIBERTY is holding while the orange juice is the FLAME. Where is the orange juice/flame situated? OVER THE TWIN TOWERS. What is the FAT LADY doing? SINGING! What time is breakfast? NINE O'CLOCK.The Twin Towers represents COMMERCE. LIBERTY represents FREEDOM. When COMMERCE/Twin Towers crashes LIBERTY IS FINISHED! It ain't over 'till it's over ... WHEN THE FAT LADY SINGS! And how about Joe Jackson's 2000 Night and Day II album? Another take on the Twins this time with the rearview mirror situated over the twin towers. Exactly what did Supertramp, Joe Jackson, perhaps others really know? Coincidence? You tell me. Is this another Theo Adonis type-thing? This is NOT my discovery but I am the ....

HackMan
 

Yet more proof that 9/11 was an inside job.
What did Supertramp really know in 1979? The cover is very interesting not to mention "the logical song". What you have is a view of the Big Apple from an AIRPLANE. You have the "waitress" who is the FAT LADY holding the menu and glass of orange juice on a tray. Who is the FAT LADY symbolic of? LIBERTY! The menu is symbolic of the tablet LIBERTY is holding while the orange juice is the FLAME. Where is the orange juice/flame situated? OVER THE TWIN TOWERS. What is the FAT LADY doing? SINGING! What time is breakfast? NINE O'CLOCK.The Twin Towers represents COMMERCE. LIBERTY represents FREEDOM. When COMMERCE/Twin Towers crashes LIBERTY IS FINISHED! It ain't over 'till it's over ... WHEN THE FAT LADY SINGS! And how about Joe Jackson's 2000 Night and Day II album? Another take on the Twins this time with the rearview mirror situated over the twin towers. Exactly what did Supertramp, Joe Jackson, perhaps others really know? Coincidence? You tell me. Is this another Theo Adonis type-thing? This is NOT my discovery but I am the ....

HackMan


still love that album cover. and the song is not bad either, a light nonthreatening tune.

It's morning in America. Is it time for breakfast?

 herbster wrote:
This was awful in the 70's. Time has not been kind to it either.
 
Huh?
This was one of the greatest works of the 70's. It has held extremely well over time!


 herbster wrote:
This was awful in the 70's. Time has not been kind to it either.
 

Word! Only one way to make it look good (much as said gilfriend in the song). {#Drunk}{#Drunk}
Love this song.
This was awful in the 70's. Time has not been kind to it either.
{#Cowboy}
nate917 wrote:
Well, technically, there were no inserted words or misplaced ellipses. There should have been an additional ellipsis between "emotions" and "of," but otherwise, Orpheus quoted you accurately (aside from the misspelling). Calm down; your words weren't that important.
"Phony emotions of...grief and mourning" misinterprets "phony emotions based on the suggestion of national grief and mourning." So much, in fact, that keeping the 'of' (with or without the additional ellipsis you propose) makes it seem as though it were inserted and not taken from a point further in the quote. That's why, to me, it read like the 'of' was inserted. I didn't even care about the misspelling. I just don't appreciate being misquoted by way of editing. So, yeah, technically you're right. Still a misinterpretation of my words, though, important as they may or may not have been. Everybody's gotta be sensitive about something, I guess.
quatsch wrote:
Please don't misquote by inserting words and misplaced ellipses, you placer of schizophrenic emoticons.
Well, technically, there were no inserted words or misplaced ellipses. There should have been an additional ellipsis between "emotions" and "of," but otherwise, Orpheus quoted you accurately (aside from the misspelling). Calm down; your words weren't that important.
tclodes wrote:
I'm feeling a lot of love in here, y'all are beautiful. jk
Come on.... group hug everyone! There.... isn't that better?
:cool: Always good to hear this. I hope Bill never stops playing it.
I'm feeling a lot of love in here, y'all are beautiful. jk
quatsch wrote:
Please don't misquote by inserting words and misplaced ellipses, you placer of schizophrenic emoticons. I don't believe my comment referenced sentiment on the day of the event. My view is that people subsequently made too much of it and still do, e.g. reacting badly when seeing an album cover with the pre-9/11 New York skyline on it and wanting it pulled to avoid "getting doubly bummed."
I may still get slightly bummed seeing a pre 9/11 NYC skyline, but I get MAJORLY BUMMED when I hear the intro to this ghastly piece of crap..
orpheus wrote:
dude, seriously, alot of people had far from "phony emtotions of...grief and mourning" that day, who didn't lose someone they knew personally. How does it feel to have no soul? :beat: :stupid: :stop: :naughty:
Please don't misquote by inserting words and misplaced ellipses, you placer of schizophrenic emoticons. I don't believe my comment referenced sentiment on the day of the event. My view is that people subsequently made too much of it and still do, e.g. reacting badly when seeing an album cover with the pre-9/11 New York skyline on it and wanting it pulled to avoid "getting doubly bummed."
quatsch wrote:
Oh, please stop with the WTC hypersensitivity already. Lots of bad things happen in this world. People who didn't lose loved ones in that incident really need to just get over it and reject the phony emotions based on the suggestion of national grief and mourning that was propagated by politicians and the media. Reflecting on history for more than its lessons is little more than counterproductive.
dude, seriously, alot of people had far from "phony emtotions of...grief and mourning" that day, who didn't lose someone they knew personally. How does it feel to have no soul? :beat: :stupid: :stop: :naughty:
treatment_bound wrote:
This blows... :razz: & it's equally as sad to see the Twin Towers on that LP sleeve. Why don't we just jettison this record from the RP library and I won't have to get doubly bummed again.
Oh, please stop with the WTC hypersensitivity already. Lots of bad things happen in this world. People who didn't lose loved ones in that incident really need to just get over it and reject the phony emotions based on the suggestion of national grief and mourning that was propagated by politicians and the media. Reflecting on history for more than its lessons is little more than counterproductive.
preachersson wrote:
Supertramp rules...
maybe Supertramp rules Hollywood. NOT HERE.
:wall: mute
veegez wrote:
Go ahead then why don't ya?
Excellent, Veegez! Excellent!
ImInZappasVault wrote:
I can listen to commercial radio for this crap.
Go ahead then why don't ya?
I can listen to commercial radio for this crap.
This blows... :razz: & it's equally as sad to see the Twin Towers on that LP sleeve. Why don't we just jettison this record from the RP library and I won't have to get doubly bummed again.
TriskyJen wrote:
Ooo boy. This one would have pleased my husband, but for me it was like an old carrot that had gotten shoved to the back of the crisper. A little hairy, a little shrunken... definitely lost its appeal.
Ha ha ha! That paints such a vivid picture. :roflol:
Supertramp rules...
Ooo boy. This one would have pleased my husband, but for me it was like an old carrot that had gotten shoved to the back of the crisper. A little hairy, a little shrunken... definitely lost its appeal.
siandbeth wrote:
PDiddy? I didn't know. Bummer. He don't know "Diddley Squat". Hey, I'm surprised he hasn't come out with a song with that title yet.
To close the circle, the sentiment of this song reminds me of "My girl is red hot, your girl ain't diddly squat".
Thank God for the original, I am so sick of Gym Class Hero's version....
pevend wrote:
Supertramp is a great band, but this song is way too top 40. How about some of the stuff from before they were commercial - it's been forever since I've heard "Sister Golden Hair" or "School".
D'oh! Sister Golden Hair? Har! Hm, understandable confusion, but America (see also "Horse with no Name") did Sister Golden Hair ... they didn't do Breakfast with Supertramp, tho.
This was such a cool song when I was in fourth grade!
KermitDfrog wrote:
This was the first record I ever bought all by myself. It was at Tower Records just down the street from UCLA and I bet I probably paid $5.99 for it!
:yes: me too!
:music:
Not one of the best songs from Breakfast in America - it had so many great songs What an awesome album cover To bad there are pinheadbinlidens that are just plan psycho
This was the first record I ever bought all by myself. It was at Tower Records just down the street from UCLA and I bet I probably paid $5.99 for it!
dogpound wrote:
DONT YOU LOOK AT MY GIRLFRIEND :eek:
hahahaha nice. I love this song, the remake is crappy.
DoctorHooey wrote:
I love their creative arrangements. I really wish this hadn't been P-Diddy'd into a cheesy hip-hop song, but hopefully that will just make people want to hear the kickass original
PDiddy? I didn't know. Bummer. He don't know "Diddley Squat". Hey, I'm surprised he hasn't come out with a song with that title yet.
Fruity tuba bass... yum