• 25,000 scrobbles

    28 Jul 2008, 14:39 by squigglycircle

    Right. I have now scrobbled 25,091 entrie on last.fm since since 26 June 2006. I tried to get the 25,000th scrobble to be as random as possible so I could write a random journal entry about it. Therefore I chose to stop listening at work at 24,999 scrobbles (Pelasta Maailma), come home, update my ipod shuffle and thanks to isproggle's random firing of entries into the last.fm database, take the one that went in first. And the winner is...

    Absoluuttinen nollapiste - Lue tarina, osta puku, opi tanssi

    Which is funny, because I've only recently got into appreciating Abso, and especially this song. It now appears the song was written on my 16th birthday, so bonus points for that coincidence.

    The song is - apparently - about someone falling into an open grave at a funeral on the same day as a wedding. The protagonist is buried there, eventually coming up as a ghost (that's just my interpretation). All in a happy tune. Which is what makes at least these early 0K songs such pure genius. …