Thursday, May 12, 2005

MUSIC: "Smoke on the Water"

There's a version of Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water" I've been hearing on the radio lately that really irritates me. I'm not entirely sure who performs it; it may actually be a remake, or a live performance, by Deep Purple themselves (itself?).

It's the chorus that bugs me. Here's how it goes: "Smoke on the water."

Sure, if you read it, you'd think, well, that's how it's supposed to go. But say that line out loud to yourself. Go ahead. You can do it. Just say it out loud, like you were simply saying the name of the song to the guy in the cubicle next to you. That's how it sounds on this new version on the radio. But here's how it's supposed to go:


A fire in the sky.

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