Posts with tag: thirdsday
 

“She’s Electric”
Posted at 19:33 on 18th June 2015

Yet another Marioke song – first performed 17/06/2015, coincidentally on the 15th anniversary of the retail launch of the original Deus Ex. Oasis are terrible obviously, but sometimes a joke is too good to pass up. “He’s Augmented” – after “She’s Electric” by Oasis He’s augmented By Joseph Manderley he was selected To infiltrate sites […]

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“In Bloom”
Posted at 16:39 on 14th June 2015

Another Marioke song – first performed 14/05/2015. A (hopefully obviously?) exaggerated fusillade aimed at games tourists (you know who you are). “Memes” – after “In Bloom” by Nirvana Wears a Zelda tee “Arrow to the knee” Minecraft Lego set Bored of zombies yet? Hey They’re the ones Never chipped their PS1s Never trained a Pokemon […]

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One Life Left presents Maraoke (fka Marioke)
Posted at 01:47 on 22nd February 2015

Note: As of late 2019, Marioke has been renamed Maraoke. Video game karaoke (that is to say, karaoke to popular songs with the lyrics wittily rewritten to be about video games) has long been a staple of the One Life Left (Resonance FM’s long-running video game radio show/podcast) Christmas Party. But evidently once a year […]

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“Undone (The Sweater Song)”
Posted at 01:42 on

My most recently contributed Marioke song. The Commodore 64 is not better than the ZX Spectrum. “Console Rivalry” – after “Undone (The Sweater Song)” by Weezer In the Eighties Schoolkids Would tease Classmates Who played The wrong Machine Commodore – 64 is better Who likes the – Spectrum anyway (Break) Oh no Consoles Replaced Micros […]

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“Message In A Bottle (Carmen Sandiego)”
Posted at 01:42 on

Another Marioke song, co-written with Sara Passmore for the 2014 One Life Left Christmas Party. “Carmen Sandiego” – after “Message In A Bottle” by The Police Working for ACME Detective Agency, oh Treasures stolen from Bangkok or Kigali, oh A VILE henchman Was witnessed at the scene Don’t know where she went just know where […]

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