"Rock And Roll Creation" as written by and Christopher Guest Chris Guest....
When there was darkness
And the void was king
And ruled the elements
When there was silence
And the hush was almost deafening
Out of the emptiness
Salvation, rhythm, and light, and sound
'Twas the rock and roll creation
'Twas a terrible big bang
'Twas the ultimate mutation
Ying was searching for his yang
And he looked, and he saw that it was good
When I'm alone beneath the stars
And feeling insignificant
I turn within to see the forces that created me
I look to the stars
And the answers are clear
I look in the mirror and see what I fear
Tis the rock and roll creation
Tis an absolute rebirth
Tis the rolling of the ocean
And the rocking of the earth
And I looked, and I saw that it was good


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"Rock and Roll Creation" as written by Christopher Guest Chris Guest

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    General CommentRhythm and light and sound!
    Fuck, this song rules.
    Phanaticon September 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyea, cleverer than people first perceive.
    Tortured_Artiston January 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWOOP SPINAL TAP!!!
    they're quite the best cock rock band ever. No offence. they seriously rock innit
    AmyEricon January 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIndeed, huzzah for Spinal Tap!

    I believe the song is a parody of occultic songs (along with its sister, "Stonehenge") and also elaborate stage set-ups often associated with glam rock. I dunno, the alien-seedpod...thingies remind me of Pink Floyd concerts and the expensive sets.

    In the movie itself, the concert footage makes fun of how these elaborate sets often malfunction and of roadies trying in futile to fix them. As anyone who has seen the movie knows, the bassist (character name escapes me) has his seedpod malfunction so it doesn't open at the beginning of the song, and while a roadie trys the whole song to fix it, Chris and Nigel play on, trying to ignore the technical difficulty. The futility of the efforts become apparent especially at the end, where the bassist actually escapes his plastic prison, only to need to try to dive back in to keep up with the remainder of the band who have descended back into their pods. At this point, the pod malfunctions again, closing on the bassist's arm. Again, the problem is ignored by the band for the audience's sake, where everyone onstage, including the semi-imprisoned bassist, give the ,\,,\ sign.
    Wicked Awesomenesson July 15, 2008   Link

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