This week co-host of the Throw The Flag and Cold Dog Soup podcasts, Sean Magers, joins us to help decompose Marcy Playground's 1997 hit "Sex And Candy."
This is a record setting song. Let that sink in for a minute. Marcy Playground wrote a sleepy, nonsense song in an hour. That song shot up to #1 and stayed there for 15 weeks. Lazy songwriting, odd pronunciations, no bridge... and this was the best song on the album. Probably any subsequent albums as well.
Good news, The Woz & Co. are still out there touring.
We learn about Sean's movie soundtrack enthusiasm as well as his candy enthusiasm. We discuss post-modernism, and get into the similarities between this wacky video and a Matisse.
Panty raids were all the rage in the late 90's, by the way