Miller - Complete Buffoonery Review
This is the best comedy album I've heard this year, otherwise no way I'd give music this synth friendly & poppy more than a star or two. Miller plums the depths of previously unexplored subject matter as the inability to perform normal bowel functions ("Hirschsprung's Disease"), musings on the career satisfaction of a whale de-blubber-er ("Flenser") and a poignant love song to a very crucial car part ("Windshield Wiper"). Rather remaining content to come up with funny concepts for songs and coasting on that, he does this right, padding each song with much left- brain friendly comedy. The ideas are clever, the content is mostly original & hilarious, the one exception being "Mullet", a topic Greenmuse has elucidated on so eloquently over the months on this site, that all other attempts to mock the mullet seem to me, trite & clichéd & much less funny. Green has forever ruined me in this regard.
Back to my fawning praise: the liner notes detailing each song's origin or subject matter are incredibly helpful in understanding this CD. His song "Domino's Blows" is one you should listen to quick before it disappears in the mists of litigation & a Domino's sought injunction for slander that will be coming as soon as corporate honchos hear it.
This is a CD with lyrics so clever & funny that the music actually becomes tolerable, meriting more than one listen. It's a novelty CD, to be sure, but one with more depth than merely that.
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