Song of the Day, December 19: Weird Monkeys by Peter Blegvad

BlegvadMonkeysToday’s song is Weird Monkeys from Peter Blegvad’s finest album, 1983’s Naked Shakespeare. It’s a nice snapshot of his work, a smart, offbeat set of observations set to avant-pop music. Blegvad neatly dissects the human condition, taking a whimsical — if somewhat dark — objective look at the creatures that rule our world. He turns in a great vocal, pacing his almost spoken observations for maximum impact.

by trivia, trance & trauma
from a possibility
their history

Enjoy this witty song today.


About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.


all contents © Robert Hulshof-Schmidt

Weekly Top 40

The Weekly Top 40 1955-2017

Major Spoilers

We know you love comics. We do, too.

The Immortal Jukebox

A Blog about Music and Popular Culture

Greatest British Songs

The best songs from British bands and artists

Social Justice For All

Working towards global equity and equality

The Falcon's Nest

The Home of All Things Rock and Sometimes Roll

%d bloggers like this: