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The Dandy Warhols — Heavenly
Album: Welcome To The Monkey House
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Released: 2003
Length: 3:31
Plays (last 30 days): 1
Heavenly scene of mind
Or could be Hell
Oh baby, I'm not, yeah
Everything I should be, yeah
Oh, maybe I'm not, yeah
And everything I wanted to realize
Baby, I got, yeah
Everything I could be, yeah
Oh baby, I'm not, yeah

Oh, I've got, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I could be, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I got, yeah

Heavenly scene of mind
Or could be Hell
Oh baby, I'm not, yeah
Everything I should be, yeah
Oh, maybe I'm not, yeah
And everything I wanted to realize
Baby, I got, yeah

Oh, I've got, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I could be, yeah
Heavenly scene

Everything I could be
Oh, maybe I'm not, yeah

Oh, I've got, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I could be, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I got, yeah

Oh, I've got, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I could be, yeah
Heavenly scene
Oh, I got, yeah
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 poetdancer wrote:


And don't forget to tip your server. 
 
I gotta tell this one to my husband - he'll love it.  Corniest joke lover ever!
 WonderLizard wrote:

Then you'll enjoy this one.

Guy complains to his doctor that has nonstop gas and whenever he passes it, it makes an awful racket. "Let's hear it," sez the doctor. The guy obliges and a deafening "HONDA" fills the air. Smells pretty bad, too. The doctor ponders this a moment and asks, "Are you by any chance an absinthe drinker?" "Why, I am," sez the guy, "How did you know?"

"Because," the doctor replies, "Absinthe makes the fart go HONDA..."

We're here all week, folks, Shows at 7 and 9... 
 

And don't forget to tip your server. 
 bolly328 wrote:

the name is not lastingly funny, true, but their music is though
 
Then you can always call them the Handy War Dolls for a change? You may want to misplace the banana though
 WonderLizard wrote:
 

Then you'll enjoy this one.

Guy complains to his doctor that has nonstop gas and whenever he passes it, it makes an awful racket. "Let's hear it," sez the doctor. The guy obliges and a deafening "HONDA" fills the air. Smells pretty bad, too. The doctor ponders this a moment and asks, "Are you by any chance an absinthe drinker?" "Why, I am," sez the guy, "How did you know?"

"Because," the doctor replies, "Absinthe makes the fart go HONDA..."

We're here all week, folks, Shows at 7 and 9... 

 
Thankfully it's been more than a week, much, much more.  Just to be sure.

 
rumplestiltskin wrote:
It took me a while to place, but the bass line sure reminds of REM's "Bang, Bang, Blame" (or whatever it's called).  Anyone else?
 

 
i totally agree with you. This reminded me the dispute envolving vanilla ice and his ice ice baby grabbing the bass from under pressure from Queen and David Bowie's. 
 WonderLizard wrote:
Then you'll enjoy this one.

Guy complains to his doctor that has nonstop gas and whenever he passes it, it makes an awful racket. "Let's hear it," sez the doctor. The guy obliges and a deafening "HONDA" fills the air. Smells pretty bad, too. The doctor ponders this a moment and asks, "Are you by any chance an absinthe drinker?" "Why, I am," sez the guy, "How did you know?"

"Because," the doctor replies, "Absinthe makes the fart go HONDA..."

We're here all week, folks, Shows at 7 and 9... 


Gif of baby laughing then looking terrified then laughing
I've always thought about the Dandies, to paraphrase an old poem, that when they're good, they're very, very good, but when they're bad they're horrid. They rock bigtime in numbers like this and Godless, but their slacker psychedelia is tedium squared. Every CD of theirs I've bought I've excerpted the rock numbers from then given away to charity shops. This particular number is great. 8 from the mixed-mind Nottingham jury.
I don't care for there name. Muted guitars and overdubbed keyboards.
Like it ...unlike so many others...maybe because I am Europian ....must be some sociological reason??.....
 
meh....{#Eh}
 Drummer4soul wrote:
Are we starting a monkey theme?  Yes, we have no bananas!

 
Or the Woody Allen movie...
 WonderLizard wrote:
Then you'll enjoy this one.

Guy complains to his doctor that has nonstop gas and whenever he passes it, it makes an awful racket. "Let's hear it," sez the doctor. The guy obliges and a deafening "HONDA" fills the air. Smells pretty bad, too. The doctor ponders this a moment and asks, "Are you by any chance an absinthe drinker?" "Why, I am," sez the guy, "How did you know?"

"Because," the doctor replies, "Absinthe makes the fart go HONDA..."

We're here all week, folks, Shows at 7 and 9... 

 
{#Lol}  I'm a sucker for PUN-ishment
 mikec09 wrote:
In advance apologies to those who disagree . . . sounds like pretentious, formulaic drivel to me.
 
no apologies necessary! and i strongly disagree; exploratory and groove-tastic in true dandy form. great track, amazing album; commencing (in)appropriate head-nodding, booty-wiggling, and mouthing of lyrics.
In advance apologies to those who disagree . . . sounds like pretentious, formulaic drivel to me.
 Asmith wrote:
Dandy Warhols are so hit and miss...this is good
 
sounds a lot like a ton of other songs by this same band. interesting how that goes.
 stescott100 wrote:

The name irritates me because it's a pun, and puns are just never amusing, so every time I hear this band name it’s like being told the same lame joke, again. I'm not sure how that makes me an anti-intellectualist.
 

Then you'll enjoy this one.

Guy complains to his doctor that has nonstop gas and whenever he passes it, it makes an awful racket. "Let's hear it," sez the doctor. The guy obliges and a deafening "HONDA" fills the air. Smells pretty bad, too. The doctor ponders this a moment and asks, "Are you by any chance an absinthe drinker?" "Why, I am," sez the guy, "How did you know?"

"Because," the doctor replies, "Absinthe makes the fart go HONDA..."

We're here all week, folks, Shows at 7 and 9... 
 stescott100 wrote:
the name of this band is enough to iritate me{#Arghhh}
 
the name is not lastingly funny, true, but their music is though
 Businessgypsy wrote:
Even this one?

how about this?

Frank & Ernest
 
The piano player on this album leads a pretty upright life - far from grand, mind you.


Liking this lots - 8... must go & get more of these guys
Dandy Warhols are so hit and miss...this is good


It took me a while to place, but the bass line sure reminds of REM's "Bang, Bang, Blame" (or whatever it's called).  Anyone else?
 
stescott100 wrote:
The name irritates me because it's a pun, and puns are just never amusing...
Even this one?

how about this?

Frank & Ernest


 jedley wrote:

The Beatles is a pun, too (beat, beetles). We'll try not to mention them so as not to irritate you .
 
yes best not
 stescott100 wrote:

blimey that's a little harsh!

The name irritates me because it's a pun, and puns are just never amusing, so every time I hear this band name it’s like being told the same lame joke, again. I'm not sure how that makes me an anti-intellectualist.


 
The Beatles is a pun, too (beat, beetles). We'll try not to mention them so as not to irritate you .

 Drummer4soul wrote:
Are we starting a monkey theme?  Yes, we have no bananas!
 
Yes, I was sure the next tune was going to be Chris Rea's, Gods Great Banana Skin.

 stescott100 wrote:

blimey that's a little harsh!

The name irritates me because it's a pun, and puns are just never amusing, so every time I hear this band name it’s like being told the same lame joke, again. I'm not sure how that makes me an anti-intellectualist.


 
Just to throw my two cents in, I have to agree with "stescott100". And I hate Sarah Palin more than the next three people. Not enjoying puns has nothing to do with Palin's brand of purposeful ignorance and lowest common denominator politics.

The song's just a little bland too. :-) 
Are we starting a monkey theme?  Yes, we have no bananas!
 fuh2 wrote:

Another Palin anti-intellectualist.
 
blimey that's a little harsh!

The name irritates me because it's a pun, and puns are just never amusing, so every time I hear this band name it’s like being told the same lame joke, again. I'm not sure how that makes me an anti-intellectualist.




I really liked the short "heaven" set.  Pixies, Monkey Gone to Heaven and Dandy Warhols, Heavenly.

 stescott100 wrote:
the name of this band is enough to iritate me{#Arghhh}
 
Another Palin anti-intellectualist.
Every since I saw the documentary "Dig!" on Hulu, I've had a slightly greater appreciation for the DW and the whole process for striking out with the intent to become a band and record music. It's just a wildly difficult thing to achieve.
the name of this band is enough to iritate me{#Arghhh}
{#Yell}Here comes the monkey!{#Bananasplit}{#Bananajam}{#Dancingbanana_2}{#Bananajumprope}
{#Yes}
You know what the base line says to me?

You bang on me, beat on me, hit on me, let go on me...
Blasserman wrote:
No matter how often you play this, it still stinks. just noise...


Nan, just a nice song, somehow different to the recurrent Dandy Warhol style. Really like it.

No matter how often you play this, it still stinks. just noise...
Sounds like Love and Rockets
pushkinjim wrote:
would almost be better than the last set.
now tom pity?
crazy wrote:
what's next in this theme...? the monkeys themselves...??
would almost be better than the last set.
what's next in this theme...? the monkeys themselves...??
I LOVE the Dandies!!!
familiar, why?
Their tour bus was parked a block away from my place last week and I smirked because I haven't heard anything I like by them. Best thing I have heard so far from the Dandy's.. nothing too special though imo.
narainmg wrote:
Not their best but serviceable. Anyone any idea what's with the cover?
The cover is by Ron English. You may have seen his other work in the section titles for Supersize Me...popaganda.com
squidish wrote:
The album cover art is by Ron English www.popaganda.com Check out his art, it will blow yer mind.
dis tur bing just the way I like my art! thanks for the point
not their best song but a great GREAT band. every CD is unique, each song a different style. One of my favs all time. And as true Dandy fans know, at least 5 of their songs are featured on major tv commercials. the non Dandy fans just dont know it
Great song for a Monday morning.
The refrain has a lot of Bowie in it. Overall, a pretty likeable album and a nice little song.
The album cover art is by Ron English www.popaganda.com Check out his art, it will blow yer mind.
papajohn wrote:
13 tales is a much better disc. It's stronger all the way through.
i agree. i discovered the dandys a few years ago (via radio paradise.com i might add). "13 tales" is a flawless album, from start to finish. everything else (and i have it all) is hit and miss. don't take that as a slam all you dandy fans. i just wish this band would live up to their potential, or my expecations. whatever comes first.
I don't know. I saw these guys in Dallas at the Gypsy Tea Room and thought they put on a very good show. Then bought the album and thought it sadly lacking. I know one can have beer goggles. Can one have beer ears?
aceface wrote:
I think it's a reference to this Velvet Underground cover...
it definitely is, combined (a la pop art) with the Stones' famous Sticky Fingers "zipper" cover: and also 'cause, you know, monkeys love bananas. :bananajumprope:
fuh2 wrote:
Bananas with zippers? zany
I remember an advertising campaign along time ago in Europe which went something like; 'unzip a banana'
redeyespy wrote:
Undistinguished, at best. Tired lead and back-up vocals.
Beneath the surface you can recognize a parody of various rock anthems. Does that make it more listenable in it's own right? Possibly not.
Undistinguished, at best. Tired lead and back-up vocals.
:bananasplit:
Only recently "discovered" Warhols, what a great band! Been jamming on "Tales." Not surprised to find them on RP.
Bananas with zippers? zany
Check out the movie Dig! sometime. It really shows the full background of the Dandies. I actually really respect them a lot. We went to see them a couple years ago at the Fillmore and they played for 3 1/2 hours!
narainmg wrote:
Anyone any idea what's with the cover?
I think it's a reference to this Velvet Underground cover...
13 tales is a much better disc. It's stronger all the way through.
Not their best but serviceable. Anyone any idea what's with the cover?
Wacky, I was just listening to this album on the way to work. This song isn't the best from the album, but the album on the whole is excellent.
Welcome to the Monkey House is a great album. This song isn't necessarily a standout, but it's nice on it's own and contributes well to the movement of the whole album. I didn't know about the Dandy Warhols before I started listening to RP. Thanks Bill and Rebecca!
Ooo boy! the first comment! edit - I like this tune. Wish iTunes Canada didn't suck, can't find this to buy up here.
Almost didn't recognize the Dandy Warhols here, until I looked at "Now Playing." Not their best work, IMO.