Archive | October 9, 2019

SciFi SongFest, Songs 257-259

Two songs about invading alien viruses, plus one about invading aliens destined to be defeated by terrestrial viruses (or bacteria, whatever – yeah, I know they’re not the same thing):

257. Laurie Anderson, “Language Is a Virus (From Outer Space)” (1986):

Inspired by a line from William Burroughs:

258. Rick Springfield, “Alien Virus” (2004):

“Monkeys are talking to a black monolith” is an obvious reference to Barry Lyndon:

259. Jeff Wayne and Richard Burton, “Eve of the War” (“War of the Worlds,” 1978):

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