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from Bryn:

In an alternative universe we enlisted the help of the virtual B52's
148 bpm of pure sonic pleasure...
LOUDER, BRASHER, FASTER
None of that ambient sh** here!

from Cat:

Uh...I'm supposed to sing what????

(Seriously...this was a ton of fun to sing to. THANK YOU, Bryn, for cooking up a great spur-of-the-moment punk backdrop for me to go crazy to. You're a fab magpie! ;)
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Lyrics
Your daddy was a Physicist
Your mama was a Nurse
They filled your head with Science
Til you thought that it would burst.

They drew up plans for Harvard--
But it wasn't meant to be.
'Cause you were working day and night
On learning 'string theory'

CHORUS:
String Theory
You were playing A & B
Eb and a G and D
You were playing string theory

You never thought you'd do much more
Than start out in a band
But then you soon discovered
That your skills were in demand

You hated crunching numbers
But you ruled at crunching chords
And everywhere you play
They always cheer and shout for more

(CHORUS)

String theory...etc...
Supersymmetry....and Excitation Modes....
Song Stats
Hits: 3888
Comments: 33
Fans: 32
Plays: 186
Downloads: 143
Votes: 5
Uploaded: May 02, 2008 - 12:13:07 AM
Last Updated: May 02, 2008 - 12:48:57 AM Last Played: Oct 13, 2016 - 09:00:05 AM
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Comments
Vic Holman said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
ha ha. this is great
and the B-52's were just in town.
great job from both of you. This really leaves a smile on the face. But what is this Eb chord you mention?
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said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Thanks Vic
I is the detuned D note that we didn't know how to fix
sonic_magpie said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Eb?
..why it's the new physics of string theory of course! :D
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J.A.Stewart said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Theoretically Rocking
Oh, Bee-hive!

Rocking fun at science's expense. ;)


--- Joe
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Feter said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
String Theory
WOW ..whata number ..jee is this you Cat ? ...
incredible ..love the rockin sound here ..so cool
realy ..thnx alot for sharin it !!!
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Mystified said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
sure 'nuff...
...that's me singing. It was a lot of fun getting out of my usual :)

Thanks for the nice comments, Feter.
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rsorensen said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
hah
great ideas in this. really fun song. awesome!
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Peter Bauckham said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Love it!
I used to be really into The B-52's first album - I worked in a hi-fi store when I left school and I used to play it to everyone to demonstrate the equipment.

Great stuff.

Peter
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five_extra_arms said 3342 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Don't Forget To Bring Your Juke Box Money!
I'm feeling it!

I saw the B52s recently and it was almost as cool as this!

Good job with those tricky key parts!
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ktb said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
excitation
wildly creative. Fun lyrics and concept, flawless execution.
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lengold said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
well I am
surprised - I'm sure I heard the kitchen sink in there?
Really catchy fun song - could have been a contender.
Cheers
Len


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MarkHolbrook said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Totally
feel like I'm in a club head bashing to this! WOW!!!

The only complaint is it needs to be more DIRTY! (not language...) but disjointed guitar rips etc...

But man this is really good!!!!
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said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
OH YA!!
I got the beat! This is really awesome!! Totally 80's!

This really gives me flashbacks of gloves with the fingers cut off, leg warmers and spikey hair.

This was a fun listen for sure.

Great job guys!


C.


Brian D said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
great
this is fantastic!
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davisamerica said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
yep bryn said
would be a surprise and was ... rock on mysti
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tokai said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Cosmic
Very funny, like it.
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lavalamp said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Oh wow
This is my favorite so far. Good to have a female voice in this challenge.

My fav.

LL
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chemystery said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
abelian isometries
Yeah, this reminds me of B52's too.

It also reminds me that in string theory it is known that abelian isometries in the a-model lead to target space duality. We can generalize this duality to backgrounds with non-abelian isometries.
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Morning Light said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Impressive!
I am amazed at how different your voice sounds..!!! Really Fun song!!!
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Skean said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Wows
You2 sure did a fun hit to my ears love it... Cheers
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caroline said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
lmao -
i can't believe i am listening to mysti singing like this!!! sooooo amazing - thank you xoxo
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I. Spike said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Crunch!
"Ruled at crunching chords..."
That is by far my favorite line and I loved they way you sang it!
Great track and I especially liked the safety pin in the eyeball!
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Nick_Flash said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
nice
Very fun and catchy song. This challenge is bringing out some great stuff.
Well done.
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Joanna said 3341 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Fantastic!
I really love this, Cat! Soooo cool. You sound great in this, too. Love the voice placement. The fast tempo and frenetic lyrics really add to the fun. Fantastic!
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Heroin_Marys said 3340 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Sonic Magpie
In an alternative universe we enlisted the help of the virtual B52's
148 bpm of pure sonic pleasure...
LOUDER, BRASHER, FASTER
None of that ambient sh** here!
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bud said 3340 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Alright - I was really hoping someone
would go for B52 bait and this fantastic. Love the vocals and production and the lyric concept is perfect. Great track. Between this and Suicide - my night at CB's is complete.
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said 3340 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Great fun!
Feels good to get a little outta your comfort zone sometimes, doesn't it Cat? Good job. Sounds like you had a lotta fun doing this.

Nice crunchy soundbed Bryn. Sonic Magpie rules!

Be well friends!
Rebsie said 3340 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)

Well, hopefully between us we've dispelled a few myths on MJ about nice mild-mannered female singers. :)

Great to hear you pushing the boundaries Cat, and Bryn has sewn together the seams very nicely.
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gregd said 3340 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
Why can't I stop it?
I just keep smiling.
Nice work kicking down the walls of that ambient box.
Sweet.
-g
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said 3339 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
great!
devo, and b-52's... like the theme from the munster with some alphabet soup ala sesame street thrown in! this is a great music challenge...
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echoroom said 3339 days ago (May 5th, 2008)
Punk n fun
= funk? pfunk?

Anyway, cool track and grrrreat vocals!
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Alannah said 2725 days ago (January 9th, 2010)
Well now .....
.. this is a different "cat" ... to be sure ..... think I'm gonna get myself one of those scratching posts ..... nice '80's feel to this ..... p.s. I like this side of CAT ... Bryn .. you can do ANYTHING ... even the phone book if you like .. but you already know that !
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Alannah said 2725 days ago (January 9th, 2010)
um .......
.. was this really two years ago ... how did I miss this the first time around ??? OK ... yes ... I blame BEER !
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