11.16.2007

quality friday: feelin' like a million bucks

since our office's move to a new space, i have been using my ipod shuffle more often, as i am now more prone to hearing the goings-on of all of my co-workers. it's not as bad as i was anticipating it to be, but still nice to be able to drown out the conversations from time to time. lately, i have been playing (and re-playing and re-playing) the barenaked ladies' "if i had $1,000,000". the happy guitars and silly lyrics are perfect for a friday, so i thought i would share them, as well as an old video of steven and ed performing it on a canadian kid's show in 1990:

if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you a house (i would buy you a house)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you furniture for your house
(maybe a nice chesterfield or an ottoman)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you a k-car (a nice reliant automobile)
if i had a million dollars i'd buy your love.

if i had a million dollars
i'd build a tree fort in our yard.
if i had a million dollars
you could help, it wouldn't be that hard.
if i had a million dollars
maybe we could put a little tiny fridge in there somewhere.
(we could go up there whenever we wanted to.
we could have, like, snacks and beverages . . .)

if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you a fur coat (but not a real fur coat, that's cruel)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you an exotic pet (yep, like a llama or an emu)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you john merrick's remains
(ooh, all them crazy elephant bones)
if i had a million dollars, i'd buy your love

if i had a million dollars
we wouldn't have to walk to the store
if i had a million dollars
we'd take a limousine 'cause it costs more
if i had a million dollars
we wouldn't have to eat kraft dinner.
(but we would eat kraft dinner.
of course we would, we'd just eat more.)

if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you a green dress (but not a real green dress, that's cruel)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you some art (a picasso or a garfunkel)
if i had a million dollars (if i had a million dollars)
i'd buy you a monkey (haven't you always wanted a monkey?)
if i had a million dollars, i'd buy your love

if i had a million dollars, if i had a million dollars,
if i had a million dollars, if i had a million dollars,
i'd be rich.



3 comments:

Kelly said...

I love this song. The album comes up often in my iTunes shuffle. Thanks for the video -- I'd never seen it before. Fun stuff!

mar said...

that video makes me love steven & ed even more. ha! the hair!

melissa said...

crack me up. happy quality friday!