Sunday, February 13, 2011
My awesome midtown Sacramento adventure
I had the ultimate Midtown Sacramento experience yesterday, complete with a threat to my bicycle and and fun musical interlude, and even newspaper coverage! It was so amazing, getting snapped and interviewed by the local rag, the Sacramento Bee, who caught my friend Eoin and I jamming on the roof of his neighbor's house. It's right next door to Casa De Chaos! My old stomping grounds. She asked us a bunch of questions and Eoin tried to make it sound like we were part of the Casa De Chaos Community Project. I guess she realized that was bullshit. But it was hilarious.
We were tuning up to try to play Stolichnya by the Moss Brothers in this photo. I had so much fun today, I wrote a song about it.
My apologies to Magpie Catering for not being mentioned. You were definitely the yummy part of the day.
Julie the Bruce - "Stop! My Bike!"
Get up early, slam caffeine
Day old bear claw from yesterday
It takes forever to get on your bike
out the door and into the light
Now you're cruising
the alley at 10th street
lock your bike up to a pole
and this guys who's really old
is driving over your front tire
who doesn't see you trying to unlock your bike
while you're frantically yelling what the f**k
he starts to back into your bike again
like you aren't there yelling
Stop! My bike!
but your bike's ok
it's a sunny day
and you ride away
sports car don't care
so I'm cruising down alleyways
riding bumps like they are waves
and a friend waves from overhead
on 21St Street
he's on the roof playing an accordion
he's there with his neighbors in the sun
drinking beer we played on an
out of tune guitar and accordion
a photographer came from the paper
took our names and
asked lots of questions
Took shots of us with her long long lens
while we played guitar and accordion
and basked in the sun
yeah I cut my finger while I was strumming
and you broke a string and we sang Dead Milkmen
and we all ate corn dogs
and screamed at strangers!
It's a sunny day
so let's scream and sing
and ride away and be amazing!!
yeah your bike's OK
it's a sunny day
as you ride away to adventure
And we'll scream and sing as we ride
away to adventure!