||Aug 10, 1999
||Tue, Feb 14, 2012, 1:47pm
|Location:||Spring Valley, New York|
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I believe it's Murray who's credited with saying (of Fruvous) "First
we were the reason, then we were the excuse, now we're
irrelevant" (or something like that) And I've heard a lot of people
saying That the friends we've made are the really important thing
about this whole zany fru-head experience. And yeah, sure. That's
fine. But I still miss the shows.
A while ago, I started putting up special fru-head related memories
in my profile here, always focusing on the fru-heads, the people in
Now I'd like to share some memories of Moxy Fruvous-The Band.
The concerts. The music. The banter. The real reason they are and
probably always will be my favorite band.
I guess I'll start with my first live show ever.
8/29/96 The Iron Horse, NoHo. All I knew of them was the CD
Bargainville, but it had already been my favorite CD for a year and
The tickets were a birthday present and I was pretty excited to
finally get to see them.
I wasn't diasappointed.
They played a song that I was never crazy about on the album-
"Video Bargainville". I couldn't believe how much ass it kicked
when they played it live.
And I couldn't believe how funny they were.
At one point during the song "Fly", some jerk in the balcony
shouted out "You guys suck!" The band, unperturbed, finished the
song, then praised the gentleman for his musical genius in finding
the perfect point in the song to shout. They said he should join
them during rehersals. Just sit there and say "You suck!" while
And during "My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors", After they
sang "..My heart's so broke and bleeding, baby's just sitting
there..", Murray looked at the rest of the band and said "You
I got to here "King of Spain" live. Which was my favorite song on
the album. And I got to here their rendition of that great Theodore
Geisel classic "Green Eggs & Ham". They closed with a "Love
Potion #9" Medley which seemed to include everything from Alanis
Morrisette to the Bee Gees.
They came back to do "The Drinking Song" as an encore, and
people put their arms around each other, swayed to the music, and
I was completely blown away.
So, no offense to any fru-heads out there, but the thing I miss the
most about the shows
is the shows.
Hi Shannon! ;)
I still love you.
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