It was great to spend some (albeit too brief) time with her, much as we did with her zany little sister a couple of weeks ago. If we keep this up, we'll never need to travel anywhere anymore. The entire world will come to us.
But it did make the schedule too tight to partake in a proper Friday Random Ten, and besides I spent much of the day in the urban assault vehicle groovin to my man Thom doing some bad-ass beat-boxing. No doubt he would approve of my method of transportation.
Prior to that, however, on the way to school, we listened to the highly underrated Hefner, and one track in particular got us to thinking about songs that feature children's singing. Now I know a lot of people are really creeped out by songs that feature kids singing, but I think they will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of some of those little buggers' choirs.
Friends, I bring you:
Top Five Favourite Songs Featuring Kids:
5. 15 Step - Radiohead
- okay, these kids don't actually sing - they cheer, but c'mon, you knew I was going to sneak in some Radiohead if at all humanly possible. Besides the whole school gets credit on the album, which is pretty cool.
4. If You're Feeling Sinister - Belle and Sebastian
- again, not exactly singing, but they are yelling and playing in the background and the theme fits.
3. Another Brick in the Wall Pt 2 - Pink Floyd
- the original creepy-little-English-kids-singing song; man they make those little accents sound sinister!
2. The Day That Thatcher Dies - Hefner
- more little English kids, but more joyous than creepy; you can totally see them dancing on Margaret Thatcher's grave.
1. Mango Pickle Down River - M.I.A.
- these little kids even have a handle - the Wilcannia Mob. How cool is that? And if that little dude with the smoker's rasp isn't the bad-assest thing ever, I don't know what is.
Have a fabulous weekend, you gorgeous creatures. But watch out for those hollow-eyed children standing by the side of the highway.