No blue buzzard, no three-eyed frog CatDog Theme Song by CatDog

Both adequately deformed and unusual creatures, but nothing compared to the living paradox that is CatDog:

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CatDog, CatDog, alone in the world is a little CatDog! CatDog Theme Song by CatDog

Even in their world of bizarre anthropomorphic creatures, CatDog are a lone anomaly, the source of both wonder and ridicule from everyone in their community.

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Bill Murray taking a forlorn stroll around Punxsutawney. Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

A reference to one of Murray’s most memorable roles in Groundhog Day as a news reporter perpetually stuck in February 2nd:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VF5P7qLaEQ

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Voices, now up entirely on Rock Genius Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

The album was featured on Rock Genius' “10 Albums to Look Forward to in 2014”. Check it out here!

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NY Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

Phantogram is just one of many talented synth-pop bands coming out of the burgeoning NYC scene. If you’re a fan of them, be sure to check out bands like Holy Ghost! and Blood Orange — they’re both heavily annotated right here on Rock Genius!

Holy Ghost!’s breakout 2013 album Dynamics

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She laments the distance separating her from her lover. Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

Barthel compares this distance and isolation to being hundreds of feet in the air, to the point where the humans on the ground are ant-like.

If I look up, can you keep me alive?
Wave goodbye to your family and friends
Those lost ants

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Strangely titled "Bill Murray" Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

When asked about the origin of the song title, the band explained:

We named it ’Bill Murray’ because we always pictured a sad Bill Murray for the visuals of that song. We want him to be in the music video.

Check the song, with annotated lyrics, here on Rock Genius!

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Phantogram Rock Discovery for Hip-Hop Heads by Rock Genius

In their early years, the group operated under the name Charlie Everywhere, but changed the name because….well…Phantogram is a much better name.

“Phantogram” itself is a reference to an optical allusion of the same name:

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Softly, call my name
The pitch shifts and I’m at your mercy
So say it say it, say it again
I’m hungry for this sound, for your loving I'm thirsty
Play by Katy B (Ft. Sampha)

The two can communicate back and forth through their respective “songs”. This is obviously a meta-reference to the fact that the song is a duet sung with Sampha; their unique musical tropes pair with each other, just as two destined lovers will have perfect chemistry.

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Hear my heart it sings
All these words I need to say to you
Play by Katy B (Ft. Sampha)

Even though your heart knows exactly what it wants, sometimes it’s tough to muster the courage to verbalize it and express it sufficiently. Through song, however, she finds the courage for expression and veracity.

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