• COMFORT IN A SIMPLE BIT OF POT LUCK…

    18 Apr 2006, 08:33 by PinothyJ

    There is something that is almost comforting about a song written by mistake or from the result of random plays, stummings or thinkings out loud. Probably the most notable of these type of songs which comes to mind would have to be Machine Gun Fellatio's My Ex-Girlfriend's Boyfriend.

    "This is a song I wrote by mistake, which is nice…" which is the opening statement before this little live tracks three minute, musical journey. For those who have not had the pleasure of hearing this song, it is just Pinky Beecroft and keyboard in front of an audiance, singing about his ex-girlfriend's, boyfriend's band.

    What makes this song so good? Well it would have to be that it was written by mistake. Whether that means he was stoned off his head and just started playing something and anything and only later once he was less under the influence (for those who do not know of Mr Beecroft, he is NEVER sober under any circumstance), dicovered the recording of said event; or maybe that he was…