Author Topic: The World is in the Turlet  (Read 39338 times)

Dorvid Barnas

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The World is in the Turlet
« on: June 04, 2008, 02:56:33 AM »
Big Steve is on the drum set
Counting it four by four
Little Jimmy jamming the six-string
Giving the people more

Count Violence bringing the low-end
Cuz that's all that he knows what to do
And my name's Ted
That's what I said

And the western world will perish in fifteen years


And then in the year sixteen when the world is clean
Clean of this hipster scene
Well all their ghosts will scream for what their souls have seen
And the tapas they could have been eating

But
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
And we're all gonna die.


Aw
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
So don't ask why

Come on!


Nothing to drink I've got nothing to eat
I'm barely alive I'm dead on my feet
The East River boiled and belched up a cadaver
The corpse walked to Enid's for a drink and some palaver

And
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
And we're all gonna die


Yeah
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
So don't ask why


[guitar]


Cuz
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
And you don't ask why


I said
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
So give it a try


It
Was
Supposed
To Be
My
Moment
of
Triumph

Jouster

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2008, 03:24:20 AM »

Dorvid Barnas

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
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Matt

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2008, 04:00:50 AM »
It's about time "the proof is in the pudding" found its way into a rock song. It's not just for grandmothers anymore!

Cuz that's all that he knows what to do

I liked this too; intentional grammatical fuckery appeals to me for some reason.

I said it already, but it bears repeating: this song fucking ROCKED. To TL/Rx and the contributing lyricists - you guys knocked it out of the park. 
It ain't ego, it's my love for you.

yesno

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2008, 07:57:59 AM »
I filled out the right paperwork to be able to post this here.*

http://drop.io/theworldisintheturlet


*I know a couple of people recorded this from the stream, and I don't mean to step on their toes, but this version is taken from the posted high-quality archive and edited using Rogue Amoeba's awesome software, Fission, which allows you to losslessly edit MP3s and other compressed formats.  If you ever want to create clips from the show and are a Mac user you should check it out.


Sarah

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2008, 08:46:46 AM »
Since this is for posterity, I'm going to allow myself a correction here:  "palaver," please.

Boy, that song is good.  And with just the kind of message that tickles my fancy.

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2008, 09:00:12 AM »
Fontastic! Just finished listening to the archive. Great work everybody! TL - very impressive, Sir!

emma

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2008, 09:06:31 AM »
Can I just say how happy listening to this made me? And is making me again as I sit here in the school library grinning like a crazy person?

Today I have three papers due, two presentations and one "in-class exam" and last night I was stressed almost to the point of tears, but hearing this song actually completely turned my evening around. The Best Show did it again!

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2008, 09:59:17 AM »
I wasn't on the verge of tears or anything, but I will say how absolutely floored I was to listen to this whole thing come so beautifully together, in such a short time! Amazing work by all those involved, from the rockstars and powercallers on down. By all rights this could have gone very wrong. The fact that it turned out so damn well is a testament to the power of The Best Show!

At the very least, this song alone should buy three straight weeks of preassigned W's.

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2008, 10:26:43 AM »
"Son, there's a thin line between crazed and rabid"


Sarah

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2008, 11:04:26 AM »
sources attributed

Big Steve is on the drum set -- Tom and Ted
Counting it four by four -- Tom and Ted
Little Jimmy jamming the six-string -- Tom and Ted
Giving the people more -- Tom and Ted

Count Violence bringing the low-end -- Tom and Ted
Cuz that's all that he knows what to do -- Tom and Ted
And my name's Ted  -- Tom and Ted
That's what I said -- Tom and Ted

And the Western world will perish in fifteen years -- Tom


And then in the year sixteen when the world is clean -- erika
Clean of this hipster scene -- erika
Well all their ghosts will scream for what their souls have seen -- erika
And the tapas they could have been eating -- inspired by Dorvid

But
The world is in the turlet -- Tom, inspired by Nate
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
And we're all gonna die. -- Tom


Aw
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
So don't ask why -- Tom

Come on!


Nothing to drink, I've got nothing to eat -- Mike
I'm barely alive, I'm dead on my feet -- Mike
The East River boiled and belched up a cadaver -- John Junk
The corpse walked to Enid's for a drink and some palaver -- John Junk

And
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
And we're all gonna die


Yeah
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
The world is in the turlet
So don't ask why -- Tom


[guitar]


Cuz
The proof is in the pudding -- PFT
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
And you don't ask why -- Tom


I said
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
The proof is in the pudding
So give it a try


It -- Tom
Was -- Tom
Supposed -- Tom
To Be -- Tom
My -- Tom
Moment -- Tom
of -- Tom
Triumph -- Tom

Forrest

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2008, 11:09:03 AM »
Sarah from Maine checking in! A true highlight of the show.

Sarah

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2008, 11:10:57 AM »
I blush.

Laurie

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2008, 11:24:03 AM »
the song, and indeed my blog, got a shoutout on stereogum

http://stereogum.com/archives/new-ted-leo-and-the-pharmacists-the-world-is-in-th_010192.html

Look who's famous now! Move over, Matty Fluxblog!

samir

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Re: The World is in the Turlet
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2008, 11:37:41 AM »
Look who's famous now! Move over, Matty Fluxblog!

Ha! If I got even a quadrillionth of his hits, I'd be happy.
(Quadrillionth is a real word? Who knew!)
"Son, there's a thin line between crazed and rabid"