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9/15/2006

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Holly Has Hobbies
Weighted Rating: [16 Votes, 3.71 Stars]
Views: 2,431
Featured Review
wordgirl62 [1/14/2007 8:35:21 AM EST]
Score: +10
Rated 3.5 stars
This is whimsical, even the artwork...I like it, musically, it's well-done, and lyrically, reminds me of McCartney's Beatles songs.
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [6/2/2015 10:52:07 PM EST]
Score: +0
My vote for all time best fizz, the one that did it for me.
wayne monges [6/15/2007 1:03:35 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Clever, tuneful, delightfully goofy stuff. Kindof XTC on a low budget. Keyboard sounds really crack me up.
aaronlife [5/24/2007 6:27:29 PM EST]
Score: +0
hey, i was just gonna write that, this is brilliant
ScottT [5/24/2007 6:26:40 PM EST]
Score: +0
this really is a brilliant song
WILLBMUSIC [5/13/2007 7:30:09 PM EST]
Score: +0
now that no ones listening i will play your song. another red fizz favorite
aaronlife [5/13/2007 7:29:21 PM EST]
Score: +0
itchy is a perfectionist, and i'm glad for it
wordgirl62 [2/16/2007 10:56:12 PM EST]
Score: +0
Love your rhymes!...the music and singing aren't too hard on the ears, either. Concrete imagery all over, hook-laden as heck!
ScottT [2/15/2007 10:50:50 PM EST]
Score: +0
this is a 5 star song...my apologies for the 3.5
aaronlife [2/15/2007 10:49:41 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
geez, i never rated this
chickadee [1/19/2007 10:59:17 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3 stars
Itchy gets under your skin!
unintended [12/27/2006 4:41:54 PM EST]
Score: +0
I Think I Dig It
noahcaveny [12/17/2006 3:22:31 AM EST]
Score: +0
indubidably delicious! (sp?)
We Grow Up [12/17/2006 2:01:48 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
Also probably the best song on this site. I have not had this out of my head since i heard it! That melody is just dripping off the rythm, with some great instrumentation.
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [12/16/2006 11:29:27 PM EST]
Score: +0
Still my all time favorite fizz.
jbrown [12/6/2006 1:57:41 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
XTC yes that's the one. Similar but different. I think I'll play this instead of Xmas music to keep that cheery feeling alive thru the 'olidays.
DonnieDarko [11/21/2006 3:37:49 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2.5 stars
Good song...Same instrumentation choices as brass tacks...definitely like both of these songs but have no interest in hearing more that one...maybe two songs on an album with this instrumentation...cool interlude...the first time...a little long for what it is...nice beatles nod
renton [11/8/2006 5:16:15 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
Itchy brother is really good really really good!
ScottT [9/19/2006 10:55:57 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
I got distracted here reading the other comments while listening,. This is a nice song.
I think IiREGULAR hit it pretty good. Very fun to listen to.
ScottT [9/19/2006 10:53:17 AM EST]
Score: +0
A penisaurus was a monster in the early 70's cult movie Flesh Gordon.
aaronlife [9/19/2006 10:43:57 AM EST]
Score: +0
what's a Penisaurus?

this is a great little song by the way...
ScottT [9/19/2006 10:41:58 AM EST]
Score: +0
Pianosaurus was great band back in the late 80's/early 90's that played music strictly on toy instruments. Little Shroeder piano, plastic guitars and those dinky little drumsets. If I remember corrctly they did a Chuck Berry cover. Very fun.
itchybrother (song submitter) [9/19/2006 8:59:37 AM EST]
Score: +0
what's a Pianosaurus?
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [9/17/2006 7:16:49 PM EST]
Score: +0
I wanna be this song when I grow up. I have listened so many times. This is XTC vs Pianosaurus. I'm sorry that I ran out of stars.
keithburgun [9/17/2006 2:33:06 AM EST]
Score: +0
I retract my statement about bass. I'm listening to it on normal speakers now and I hear the bass enough. It won't come through on PC speakers though, which, in today's day in age is something to think about.
kirasongs [9/17/2006 12:51:05 AM EST]
Score: +0
aw mann that felt nice. i'd want the bass to do something else though at certain pouints veering away from the 1 5 thing. it's a cool tune and the vocal's sound good- recording wise and the actual vocals.
unklesam [9/16/2006 11:12:18 PM EST]
Score: +0
I was kidding, see the monday's thread
aaronlife [9/16/2006 11:03:28 PM EST]
Score: +0
nice retro chorus
unklesam [9/16/2006 11:02:36 PM EST]
Score: +0
syrupy syruby syd barret type crap I'd expect to see here = 2nd stage
keithburgun [9/16/2006 3:47:51 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
Nice song. It really needs bass badly though. I think i hear bass but it's just extremely quiet. overall, very interesting. nice mood.
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [9/16/2006 12:42:30 AM EST]
Score: +0
I like everything... about this. This song makes love to my brain.
Mr. Bratty [9/15/2006 6:52:38 PM EST]
Score: +0
thank you, thank you very much. (in elvis voice)
singmetofire [9/15/2006 6:44:20 PM EST]
Score: +0
#@&%!in bratty, your just about the coolest mother#@&%!er i know.

For the record.
Mr. Bratty [9/15/2006 6:41:56 PM EST]
Score: +0
i don't mind it, but i'd sure like to see nova get one. and has anyone told him about the secret handshake yet? DOH! never mind...
singmetofire [9/15/2006 6:40:40 PM EST]
Score: +0
yea yea, for why?
singmetofire [9/15/2006 6:40:20 PM EST]
Score: +0
awwww, bratty, WEAR IT WITH PRIDE!
NovaVox [9/15/2006 6:39:55 PM EST]
Score: +0
Por que?
Mr. Bratty [9/15/2006 6:38:29 PM EST]
Score: +0
nova, you can have my top critic tiara.
singmetofire [9/15/2006 6:38:21 PM EST]
Score: +0
but that's why i like you.

Irony?
singmetofire [9/15/2006 6:37:33 PM EST]
Score: +0
damnit bratty, you like everything.
Mr. Bratty [9/15/2006 6:35:32 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
Mr. Bratty [9/15/2006 6:35:24 PM EST]
Score: +0
very cool, itchy. i'm already a fan but this is a goody. i'll throw another band name onto the comparison pile. of montreal.
Jeff Joseph [9/15/2006 5:30:46 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Once again, I'm blown away. The songs on this sight have been killing the past couple days. You guys have a great blend, a little beatle like, a little psych, I love the guitars and organ, so subtle. I wanna hear more
NovaVox [9/15/2006 12:57:10 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
I like the song, and it is definitely weird...but that ending was pretty aimless. To make this pop more you should get that skipping record ending that makes you want to hear it again.

Vocal is solid, music is campy and silly, but really well pulled off. I don't think I'd listen to this over and over, but it works pretty well.

I do have to say however, that this style really reminds me of Blur...especially that organ tone, very "Parklife" (album not song).

1. Technical ability
2. Good tone choice
3. Playing the right part for the song
4. Feeling
5. Originality

This gets:

1) 5 (Playing is geat)
2) 4 (Organ tone is a little dead)
3) 3 (Ending seemed aimless, also structure left a bit to be desired)
4) 3 (Has same trappings I don't like about some Blur songs, too carnival music)
5) 3 (I just can't stop thinking of Blur now)

Overall: 3.6
singmetofire [9/15/2006 11:36:33 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 1.5 stars
this is really boring for me. The little casio in there bugs too.
I don't know, this is way too retro for me. The drums sound like they arent really a part of the song, that throws me off about this. The whole phsycodelic feel of this is really weird too, vocals come in...for about 30 seconds, then we're gifted with a minute long video game keyboard solo, i don't dig. Just when this song gets good, it goes right back to everything that makes it bad. Not a fan.
singmetofire [9/15/2006 11:34:32 AM EST]
Score: +0
irregular elephant loves EVERYTHING
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [9/15/2006 8:13:09 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
This is cheesy. I simply adore cheese. Oh, the awesome power of cheese. I liked this so much I had to listen to your other tune. I hope to be your biggest fan. People are saying both, your music has no comparison, while others are saying that it is retro without putting their finger on exactly what. Dude this sounds just like XTC. I wonder if you may be Andy Partridge in disquise. The sound also reminds me of Tipsy. My only five star rating so far.
JBBSPEED [9/15/2006 6:53:20 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
I very much like the lyrics and the vocals. Very beatle-es to me. But the organ needs to be replaced by piano and the bass need to be deeper and loader. plus i would add drums with some pop.

I would like to hear other stuff you have done.
qualcomm [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
i listened to this a bunch of times, wondering why it was i didn't like it more. finally realized it's those almost nonexistent drums. this song could use a big slow ringo beat. maybe a heavier bass, too.

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