Thursday, October 27, 2005

My G-G-Generation

People try to put us d-down (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
One of the true gems of the "British Invasion"
Just because we get around (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
has to be Pete Townsend's "My Generation".
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
With its snarling, stuttering lyric,
I hope I die before I get old (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
and its "Angry Young Man" esthetic,
This is my generation, baby
this anthem presaged the punk movement and gave it a credo.
Why don’t you all f-f-fade away (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
From the suggestion of go f- yourself and its
And don’t try to dig what we all s-s-say (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
complete rejection of communication, all the
I’m not trying to cause a big s-s-sensation (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
problems of of the "generation gap" were neatly laid out
I’m just talkin’ ’bout my g-g-g-generation (talkin’ ’bout my generation)
in this three minute paean to youthful nihilism.

By Professor Batty



3 Comments:

Blogger lab munkay said...

Chilling is my generation having a new generation that believes they invented juvenile angst.


Anonymous flawedplan said...

I love what you did there, ya nailed it. Anthems are necessary.

Hope it's cool if I publish your post on my forum, will provide attribution and link back.


Blogger Professor Batty said...

...go for it, Flawedplan, Munkay-I hope it isn't K1 and K2 you're talkin' bout...

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