Friday trivia

If anyone had asked me, I would have said, “Sade’s Smooth Operator? Is already sufficiently smooth. There is no need for an instrumental ‘smooth jazz’ version.” 

But they didn’t. And it was the last thing I heard at the gym this morning. And it won’t leave my head.

Quick, distract me with something. Please?

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  • Jeff C
    May 4, 2007 at 12:23 pm

    Supposedly if you sing a Kenny Rogers song it will get rid of the other song and Kenny’s songs don’t stick.

    If that doesn’t work, try this:

    Apologies for those who don’t know what Venn diagrams are.

  • Joanna
    May 4, 2007 at 4:08 pm

    I have a theory that I have proven to be true with multiple people:

    It is impossible to be unhappy whilst singing Copacabana. Really, singing that song releases some sort of lovely endorphins.

    Caveat: It is possible to be unhappy whilst SOMEONE ELSE is singing Copacabana in your presence.

    You’re Welcome.


  • Dave Carter
    May 4, 2007 at 8:18 pm

    Go listen to The Pipettes:

    They will stick in your head in place of bad elevator music.

    “Your Kisses Are Wasted On Me” is a little piece of pop genius. It’s been running through my head for the past two days.

  • sara
    May 4, 2007 at 10:04 pm

    thanks! pipettes are excellent. and you’re right about “your kisses are wasted on me.”

  • Dave Carter
    May 7, 2007 at 11:10 am

    Did you see the video? It has choreography!

  • Sara
    May 7, 2007 at 9:30 pm

    dave: now i have. wow. they are adorable.

    jeff c: that is indeed an excellent venn diagram. i went to library school, man, i have experienced many many venn diagrams.

    joanna: you know, somehow i suspected that music and passion was always the fashion…