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WARNING! MAJOR SPOILERS FOR STRANGER THINGS

If you're not aware Stranger Things is an original series on Netflix which took the service by storm when it was released a few months ago. The show takes place in 1983 in the small, fictional town of Hawkins, IN. When a young boy goes missing his mother goes crazy trying to find him, his friends discover a strange girl with telekinesis, and the chief of police discovers the secret lab in town has been doing some very shady stuff and screwed up big this time around. The series is amazing. Seriously, watch it. It's only 8 episodes long. You won't regret it.

Since the show takes place in 1983 and I wanted to write a song about it I decided to write a song that takes place in 1983. As such this old school rap song is clap-heavy, synth-driven, and damn-near eight minutes long. The song is from Mike's perspective. He's one of the friends of the kid who went missing.

If you haven't seen the show I don't know how much sense this song will make. I also spoil just about everything, so you should probably watch the series first.

Special thanks to The Terrific Two (or whatever they would be called in 1983) Luke Ski and Chris Mezzolesta for helping me out with this track.
Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Tom Rockwell
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Luke Sienkowski
Chris Mezzolesta
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"The Comedy-Music Life"
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A lot of people have asked me what it's like to be a bit-time Dementia star. Well, this is pretty much it.
Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Tom Rockwell
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Chris Mezzolesta
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"I Am The Doctor"
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I've been a Doctor Who fan since I was about 10. I love the classic series and I love the new series. I have my favorite Doctors and monsters and companions and I've met many of them at various conventions. And here, for you other Doctor Who fans who may have wandered in here, is a song about the new series. I kept it mostly focussed on Matt Smith's run as The Doctor since he's the current one, but there are a few references to Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant's episodes.

Background singing by Chris Mezzolesta of Power Salad and Shoebox of Worm Quartet. The part of British Woman was played by Kim Crist.
Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Tom Rockwell
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Tim Crist
Chris Mezzolesta
Appears on the album: I Am The Doctor

"In The 80s"
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In The 80s
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Every generation complains about the one that follows. They lament how things were better back in "their day", be it the 1930s, 1950s, or in my case, the 1980s. The 80s were my time, to quote The Goonies. Back when women had huge hair and wore ankle socks, which, for the record, I still find sexy. So now it's my turn to complain about how much better things were back then. Except I'm not sure I really believe it.
Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Bryan Kissel
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Chris Mezzolesta
Appears on the album: Herp Derp Ya Don't Sterp

"I'm Not Your Personal IT Guy"
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I'm Not Your Personal IT Guy
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This is the first song for which I've done the music myself in about 2 years. Previously the last song I did myself was Pac-Man. It was fun getting back into the music. This song was included on the Rhyme Torrents 9 compilation available at www.rhymetorrents.com.
Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Tom Rockwell
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Tom Rockwell
Luke Sienkowski
Jared Ringold
Tim Crist
Appears on the album: Gnome Sane?

"Platform Wars"
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Platform Wars
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Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Thom Uliasz
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Luke Sienkowski
Background vocals: David Martinjak
Appears on the album: Gnome Sane?

"Snack Bar"
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Snack Bar
(parody of Thrift Shop by Macklemore)
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Lyrics Tom Rockwell
Music: Ben Stahl
Vocals: Tom Rockwell
Background vocals: Chris Mezzolesta
Appears on the album: Herp Derp Ya Don't Sterp

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