Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

Escape Club (The Non-Pina Colada Song)

Bookmark this, Younger Enthusiasts. Store it in an easily-accesible folder on each of your devices, and practice pulling it up.

This way, when one of your contemporaries says, “Music used to be so much better,” you’ll be ready.


How is it possible for all four of them to have the worst haircut? (It’s the guitarist. At least the bass player had the courage of his convictions.)


The song’s from 1988. The lyrics literally say that it is the 80’s. The B-side to the single was called Shake For The Sheik, which is the most 80’s a B-side title can get…and yet somehow there is something deeply 90’s about all of this.


  1. Luther Von Baconson

    The Camel Clutch. The El Giarfrio. Only one Sheik in my Book.

  2. Mean, Green, Devil Eating Machine

    They lifted Bob Dylan and his Subt. HSick Blues.

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