Saccharin and the War (4:02)

Cover of Sparks

From Sparks and 2 other releases

Written by Russell Mael.
Produced by Todd Rundgren.
Engineered by James Lowe.

RON: The main reason we never used a vibra-clap since 1972. I don’t get this song, ask Russell.
RUSSELL: A weight-reducing song. You should have heard the home demo we recorded in our living room. More character.


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  • lil_dunny

    so good. no idea what the lyrics are all about though.

    23 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Banoony

    i think it's about a big elaborate plot by girls to get guys to lose weight. the war against saccharin?

    25 May 2011 Reply
  • Rissacakes

    O_o What perplexes me is that Russell wasn't smoking anything funky to write this song. And I still can't figure it out.

    25 Apr 2010 Reply
  • magicalsushi

    What the heck is it actually about? :O

    17 Jul 2008 Reply

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