After 40+ years, this still might be the strangest cover version I’ve ever heard of anything. The re-worked lyrics, where I can understand them, are hilarious. I know only two things about the Residents: they were from San Francisco, and they had a guitarist called Snakefinger. Perhaps former Bay area Bastards can add something. According to the comments, the animation is by Ivan Maximov, a Russian. I don’t know anything about him either. As far as I know, the song and animation are unrelated, but they make a perfect match. Beyond that, words fail me on this one.

2 Replies to “Satisfaction?”

  1. I really like the “don’t grant interviews, nobody knows who they are” aesthetic. Also that various members of Devo and Les Claypool have been accused of being members.

    I don’t recall them at all from my Northern California salad days. Even some of my more oddball acquaintances, who certainly would’ve dug them, didn’t mention them .
    Maybe because . . .

    I went to school with Ilanio, whose work is curiously familiar.

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