Clap Hands – Beck

beckBeck Hansen is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known by the stage name Beck. With a pop art collage of musical styles, oblique and ironic lyrics, and postmodern arrangements incorporating samples, drum machines, live instrumentation and sound effects, Beck has been hailed by critics and the public throughout his musical career as being amongst the most creative and idiosyncratic musicians of the 1990s and 2000s alternative rock. He first earned wider public attention for his breakthrough single “Loser,” a 1994 hit.

Clap Hands

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I’ll clap my hands along, and rattle on like a vagabond
I’ll rip my uniform, and bend the floor to the early mornin’
I’ll shake your dollar bill, and spend it all before the bombs ‘ll kill me
I’ll save my best for last and after that don’t even ask me

Clap hands, that’s right
Clap hands, clap hands that’s right
Clap hands clap-clap hands

I’ll take my broken bell, and make it ring like a million churches
I’ll scratch that kind of itch, down in the ditch and switch my plates out
I’ll drive to San Francisco, death to disco take my shirt off
I’ll swim to Mexico, don’t tell the mermaids where I’m goin’

Clap hands, that’s right
Clap hands, clap hands that’s right
Clap hands clap-clap hands

I’ll clap me hands along, and rattle on like a vagabond
I’ll rip my uniform, and bend the floor to the early mornin’
I’ll shake your dollar bill, and spend it all before the bombs ‘ll kill me
I’ll save my best for last and after that don’t even ask me

Clap hands, that’s right clap hands, clap hands that’s right
clap, clap

  • Audio from the 2005 album, Guerolito:

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DJ Allyn is a burned out radio guy who went on to become a burned out sound engineer for a few Seattle area grunge bands in the 1980s and 1990s. Left the madness of worldwide tours with bands, cleaned up my act and went into the relative sanity of sound engineering for television series. Currently working as the Director of Sound for a television series being filmed in North Vancouver, British Columbia. I am always on the lookout for interesting videos, old music, and fun.

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