Gabriel Kahane Sings Twitter
November 26, 2018 7:38 PM   Subscribe

Back in June of this year, Gabriel Kahane (previously) sat down and composed a series of short songs (more like lieder) based on tweets. God's Perfect Killing Machines was the first one, others follow in the comments on the twitter thread, including lyrics by Martha Stewart and Britney Spears, amongst others.

This past week he took asked twitter for suggestions of tweets to compose. He's given us two so far, and I imagine more are forthcoming. Nihilist Arby’s (homage à Charles Ives), "Ladies, if he..."
posted by hippybear (5 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
These are great. He has a beautiful voice. I loved the first one and the Martha Stewart. Thanks!
posted by agatha_magatha at 8:03 AM on November 27, 2018

I dunno about the first one. After all, Pontypool taught us “Kill is Kiss.”
posted by GenjiandProust at 8:47 AM on November 27, 2018

These are great! (I'm reminded of Phil Kline's Zippo Songs. Which is a very good thing.) Thanks!
posted by eotvos at 2:02 AM on November 28, 2018

THANK YOU for posting this! I love Gabriel Kahane!
posted by eirias at 4:00 AM on November 28, 2018

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