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05 Aug

The Theme Song

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A listener requested that I post the lyrics to the programme theme song, and I figured I should probably give a little history about it too.

Back in September of 2009, I had purchased the “I am T-Pain” app on my iPhone on a whim, and was messing around with it.  Out of the blue it occurred to me to record a theme song for the programme.  I didn’t really think much about it, or write any of the lyrics down, it was entirely improv.  It was done in one take (although there was a mini-take before where I got two lyrics in and started cracking up).

The backing track is T-Pain’s song “Bartender” and you can also download the programme theme song.

Audio MP3

Lyrics:

it’s 10pm in boston massachusetts
time for grahams’ completely normal radio programmeeeee

welcome to my programme, shit is started
i got lots of contests and reviews for you
but mostly mu-sic is on the agenda

i’m gonna play shit for you all night long
or at least until around midnight
when i play you an extra song
that’s called a bonus track
its motha fuckin’ great
you’ll be like “holy shit i thought the show was over”
unless you’ve listened before then you know every week
there’s a bonus track and you’ll get…
expectational
that was a dumb lyric
i dont know what the fuck i’m talking about
perhaps i should have written this all down

welcome to the programme
it’s time to spin some music for you
im over drivin’ the mic on my shitty iPhone

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