If you’ve heard Lynch’s grating (though mercifully brief) novelty hit ”The United States of Whatever” – a lo-fi version of Frank Zappa’s ”Valley Girl,” without the wit or the musicality – you’ve heard most of what you need to know about his debut album. Lynch, best known for his involvement in MTV’s generally dull sock-puppet show Sifl & Olly, crams Fake Songs with parodies and toss-offs that make Weird Al seem like James Thurber. Avoid unless you’re just starting college, in which case the album will be issued with your orientation materials.
Fake Songs If you've heard Lynch's grating (though mercifully brief) novelty hit ''The United States of Whatever'' -- a lo-fi version of Frank Zappa's ''Valley...Fake Songs If you've heard Lynch's grating (though mercifully brief) novelty hit ''The United States of Whatever'' -- a lo-fi version of Frank Zappa's ''Valley...2003-05-09
Lead Performer: Liam Lynch; Producer (group): Virgin
Posted May 9 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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