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Mayor Of Simpleton

by XTC

Lyrics

Never been near a university,
Never took a paper or a learned degree,
And some of your friends think that's stupid of me,
But it's nothing that I care about.
full lyrics
Never been near a university,
Never took a paper or a learned degree,
And some of your friends think that's stupid of me,
But it's nothing that I care about.
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
mild rhythmic syncopation
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
melodic songwriting
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
a dynamic male vocalist
vocal harmonies

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Comments

@cerpin47 when this first played I thought it was Gin Blossoms. I am surprised XTC didn't sue them.
Love it! Such a great song.
I was at the Victory brewery a couple weeks ago... I went into the bathroom and this song was playing! I got real happy lol
Sounds like the Gin Blossoms had some XTC influence.
My life story in song!
ablackwelder 1
Ah, XTC; they wrote a lot of toe-tappers!

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