I don’t know how or why I finally thought of the approach, but I know it came from Billy Joel and “We Didn’t Start the Fire.” I think I won the tape in a dance contest when I was in, like, sixth grade. Or my buddy took that one and I took Faith No More’s Epic.
Anyway, I love this video:
It also led me to this one, called “Life is a Rock (but the radio rolled me),” by Reunion. Which I’d never heard of, but like a lot:
Both (especially the latter) remind me somewhat of Barenaked Ladies’ “One Week,” except that they’re, you know, kinda good.