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May112010

Couch Session: Young The Giant

Couch Session #14 - Young The Giant

They sing that life's too short, and it's true, you know,
never knowing when it ends, unsure of when you'll go.
But one thing I'm sure of is that I'm completely irked,
that this many people crammed together, and i couldn't watch it work.
My apartment — filled with boys! — while I was about to board a plane,
six playing here in Brooklyn, as I headed back from Spain.
It's the first session I've missed, the first shot wholly alone,
Me: stuffing my face with tapas, Donald: running the home.
I mean, come on, they're holding my stuffed creatures with smiles —
It's like a postcard from my dream world, worth using up my frequent flier miles.
There's one shaking a jar of Nerds who isn't even in the band!
Just a friend having some fun with candies in his hand.
The more I listen, I realize how much I missed,
but when it all sounds so good, its hard to stay pissed.
With a band practically exploding on our yolk-colored couch,
There are only videos to show me what it was all about.
I guess today, I'm just like all of you,
Here to watch, with no other updating to do.
It's weird to view it from the audience's eye,
to not see what went into it, and to never ask why.
So I'll keep watching, like a stumbled upon song,
since accidentally coming across something you love is never wrong.
At least when I say I can't get enough, you'll know I'm being true,
So here's Young The Giant — as new for me as it is for you.

 





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I Got by Young The Giant (live on Big Ugly Yellow Couch) by BigUglyYellowCouch

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Reader Comments (7)

thanks so much for these videos, the new songs are fantastic :)

May 16, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdiane

Love love love love you guys!!!!!!

May 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEmilie

Hey, these guys sound great. Paging Tommy Mottola!
(just kidding, is Tommy Mottola still alive? just checked, he tweeted that he's at a Coconut Records, "remembering")
--Rebecca

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca

Great sound. I particularly like Cough Syrup -- really channeling Bob Marley on that one. Nice job guys.

June 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDrake_68

I love love love these guys. I'd cross state lines to see them in concert... Oh wait, I've done that already ;) They're magic, they really are.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterallison

Love these guys, really love I Got, never knew they did a couch session before now.
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