Friday, April 28, 2006

So That's Where They Got Their Name

"During the Magical Mystery Tour film, Vivian Stanshall performs a song entitled "Death Cab for Cutie", a satirical song about a fatal car accident."

That night Cutie called a cab.
Baby, don't do it
She left her East Side room so drab.
Baby, don't do it
She went out alone in town
Knowing it would make her lover frown.
Death cab for Cutie
Death cab for Cutie
Someone's going to make you pay your fare.

The cab was racing through the night.
Baby, don't do it
His eyes, they were keeping Cutie in sight.
Baby, don't do it
When he saw Cutie it gave him a thrill
Don't you know that baby cabs can kill?
Death cab for Cutie
Death cab for Cutie
Someone's going to make you pay your fare.

Cutie, don't you play with fate.
Don't you leave your love alone.
If you go out on this date
His heart will turn to stone.
Bad girl Cutie, what have you done?
Baby, don't do it
Slipping, sliding down on Highway 31.
Baby, don't do it
The traffic lights change from green to red.
They tried to stop but they both wound up dead.
Death cab for Cutie
Death cab for Cutie
Someone's going to make you pay your fare.
Someone's going to make you pay your fare.
Someone's going to make you pay your fare
Someone's going to make you pay your fare.
You can hear a sample of it here. I print this Death Cab For Cutie trivia in honor of my sister, a big Death Cab For Cutie fan, who graduates later today from Michigan. which means I better get some sleep. Congrats!!!!!

4 comments:

Hunter's Sister said...

Thanks, Buddy!!! I had such a great weekend with you, and I can't wait to hang out with you in the city this summer. Magical Mystery Tour, eh? Is that the film with Mark Sommers and the haunted mansion and the piano that played by itself???

Adam said...

Haha. No. But that was a great movie. That was Magical Mystery Special. Jonathan Brandis's finest work outside of "Ladybugs." R.I.P., Jonathan.

Speaking of Nickelodeon... might want to check this out. I can't believe I left this off your graduation mix CD. I'm kicking myself.

n. said...

hey adam!
let me know if i can hook your sister up with any dcfc stuff like tickets or whatever. my boss signed them and i love to help out fans :)

Hunter's sister said...

Haha, no way! That show was so awesome...do you think they have DVDs for that?? And how in the world did you remember Magical Mystery Special...do they have DVDs of that?? Oo, and tell your friend n. that I would love to be hooked up with dcfc stuff, heehee.

I'm back in the Jerz tomorrow. See you soon!

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