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February 14, 2007 11:58 AM   Subscribe

Love is in the air on Valentine's Day.
Dead Kennedys "Too Drunk to F***"
Holy Moses vs. Doro "Too Drunk to F***"
Purple Sex Heads "Too Drunk to F***"
Nouvelle Vague "Too Drunk to F***"
posted by Falconetti (25 comments total)

 
I once sang this at a Karaoke bar. I was really drunk (natch). I can't even listen to the song anymore without collapsing in shame.

Not to degrade the post. Is this is the Dead Kennedy song that is best known these days?
posted by Bookhouse at 12:06 PM on February 14, 2007


Can I just have one long weekend alone in a cabin on the North Coast of California with Camille...? Booze optional.
posted by twsf at 12:09 PM on February 14, 2007


I think California Uber Alles is still no. 1.
posted by Ironmouth at 12:11 PM on February 14, 2007


You forgot the butthole surfers.
posted by IronLizard at 12:12 PM on February 14, 2007


I have never heard "Too Drunk to Fish" before and if I ever choose to it will not be punk covers but Ray Stevens' original, thank you very much.
posted by cog_nate at 12:15 PM on February 14, 2007


(Still, thanks)
posted by IronLizard at 12:19 PM on February 14, 2007


What, no Avenue D / DJ Kicks?
posted by patr1ck at 12:25 PM on February 14, 2007


I was going to put the Avenue D song in the mix from the DJ Kicks album by Erlend Oye [sic?] (actually having that song and then the Dead Kennedys' song play one after the other on my iPod yesterday is what partially inspired this post), but it would have destroyed the parallelism. And not including the Butthole Surfers was an oversight. :(
posted by Falconetti at 12:31 PM on February 14, 2007


For us short attention span ignoramuses in the community, are these links in proper order of decreasing quality? I would really hate to miss the only one I am going to take the time to click upon.
posted by bukvich at 12:31 PM on February 14, 2007


The Avenue D version is far superior.
posted by j-urb at 12:33 PM on February 14, 2007


No Rövsvett, Fracas, or Extrema versions?
posted by Smart Dalek at 12:40 PM on February 14, 2007


Also, Evan Johns And His H-Bombs, who unsurprisingly are unfindable on YouTube. If this were MetaChat I'd YSI it, but it's not, so you'll all have to imagine the awesomeness.
posted by togdon at 12:42 PM on February 14, 2007


Ironmouth writes "I think California Uber Alles is still no. 1."

I was thinking Holiday in Cambodia.
posted by mr_roboto at 1:02 PM on February 14, 2007


I prefer to call it "Too Intoxicated to Copulate", thank you very much.

Also, what mr_roboto said.
posted by Jimbob at 1:44 PM on February 14, 2007


Too drunk to post. I like short songs! I like short songs!

Avenue D is the new punk. I didn't know they covered Too Drunk to Fuck. It must be spectacular.
posted by loquacious at 1:51 PM on February 14, 2007


Flipper "Sex Bomb"
posted by mds35 at 1:55 PM on February 14, 2007


Bad Brains "Pay to Cum"
posted by toddbass10 at 2:20 PM on February 14, 2007


Seconding (thirding?) mr_roboto, but I am not sure which holiday that song would be best for. I alos appreciate the Styx/DK dichotomy.
posted by TedW at 2:40 PM on February 14, 2007


mr_roboto writes "I was thinking Holiday in Cambodia."

I might be out of the loop, but I would say that Cambodia is also the best known song among Dutch punks. At least I still hear it much more often than California.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 2:46 PM on February 14, 2007


The last-six-month chart of listeners on last.fm has (combining variant spellings):

1. California Über Alles
2. Holiday in Cambodia
3. Kill the Poor
4. Too Drunk to Fuck
posted by D.C. at 3:09 PM on February 14, 2007


Jimbob - on our end of the Pacific, we'd say "Too Flushed to Fornicate" in polite company.
posted by Smart Dalek at 3:29 PM on February 14, 2007


Too loaded to unload.
posted by NewBornHippy at 3:40 PM on February 14, 2007


Happily, i think, I still have an AT 7" 45 of Uber Alles, 12" 45 a Cambodia b/w Police Truck (iirc), and also TDTF, which I was moved to hand-craft a mom-friendly sleeve for. I was unconcerned that she might be concerned by the smiley-face Nurnberg rally image on the Uber Alles single, or the Cambodia imagery, but heaven forfend she read the lime green word 'Fuck.' Interestingly, I am adopted, and in middle age, eschew children.
posted by mwhybark at 10:57 PM on February 14, 2007


Avenue D doesn't cover the Dead Kennedys. It's a totally different song. It's on their myspace page as 2D2F. Still cool as shit though.
posted by bobobox at 6:49 AM on February 15, 2007


Avenue D sounds like the kind of band that is dated before they start. I feel like I should like them, but I don't. I thought the vocals were ok, but compositionally they are lacking. Also, there is something about the distortion and energy of punk that beats out all but the best techno. Just my unschooled 2 cents. On the other hand, their production values seem better.
posted by BrotherCaine at 4:04 PM on February 15, 2007


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