Ben Croons The Hits Just For You

I’ve never done this before. I’ve recorded a filk I wrote. The quality isn’t great (neither the mixing nor the singing), but I had fun doing this and I might do it again.

Something’s Coming (demo)

I am both proud and cringing. But I’ve heard worse on reputable podcasts, so what the heck…

Lyrics:

Could be!
Who knows?
A patch is due any day;
I will know right away,
Soon as it shows.
It may be overnighted on a C-D,
I’ll F-T-P
The I-S-Os!

Who knows?
The final release is due,
Quarter one, quarter two,
AND quarter three!
I got a feeling there’s some hackin’ to do,
Gotta review
X-S-L-T!

Could it be? Yes, it could.
Dynix says it’s something good,
If I can wait!
My sales rep said “I don’t know what it is,
But it is
Gonna be great!”

Server room, static shock,
Maybe I should leave it locked,
Heck with the patch!
Something’s coming, don’t know when, but it’s soon;
Prob’ly June,
Written from scratch!

I’ll call and tell them,
This waiting makes me shiver,
Come on, deliver
To me!
This is just such a thrill,
Better than a dentist’s drill,
If you’re insane…

I called Dynix right away, filed a log,
Fix the bug,
Take it from there!
The air is humming,
And version nine is coming!
Who knows?
The final release is due,
Quarter one, quarter two,
or quarter three…

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4 responses to “Ben Croons The Hits Just For You

  1. tally_cat

    Hee hee. =D Fantastic.
    I need to do one for CCLA.
    And I’m almost willing to bet there are at least two others on the Service Desk who’d be willing to help. Heh.

    I think it’s great, Ben!

  2. gardenwaltz

    not too shabby. singing definitely better than the mixing as i’m having trouble picking out words. then again, this is a common problem of mine.

  3. sylvar

    As in “It’s fun to work at the C-C-L-A”? You could even do a video, get some co-workers to dress up as the Village People…

  4. sylvar

    Thanks. I’ve put the lyrics into the post above so you can give it another try. (*why* am I trying to make my singing the worse part?!)

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