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Hit Somebody Single
|1. Hit Somebody! (The Hockey Song) - Warren Zevon|
|2. For My Next Trick I'll Need A Volunteer - Warren Zevon|
Top Customer Reviews
I've done a complete 180 however (not on Piano Fighter, though; I still think it's mediocre). The studio release of "Hit Somebody" is quite charming, and it strikes a nice balance between being a catchy Zevon track and being, well, just plain old quirky fun. The production is clean, Zevon's singing cavernous and mellow (he can give Leonard Cohen a run for his money), yet the overall performance is light and fun. I'm not a hockey fan at all, and unlike the other reviewers I don't think I'd WANT this song to be endorsed by the NHL. The song is too tongue and cheek for an industry like the NHL to stand behind it. And I think the song works better BECAUSE it's so tongue and cheek. Like "Boom Boom Mancini," Zevon's hockey song is both serious and send-up.
Paired with "For My Next Trick I'll Need A Volunteer," a terrific song from Warren's brilliant "Life'll Kill Ya" CD, this is a nifty CD 'single' and not to be missed!
Most recent customer reviews
Zevon is a great storyteller: ... Zevon has an inimitable sense of humor: ... With "Hit Somebody" he combines these two elements better than in any other song I can think of. Read morePublished on June 6 2003 by Brad Shorr
This is a classic hockey song , it rates right up there with
Stompin Tom's hockey song!
I'm a big fan of Mitch Albom's work, and this latest collaboration with Warren Zevon was no exception. Read morePublished on Dec 24 2001 by S. Geeck
Simply the finest song ever written about hockey. The B side is good too, but not the best song off Life'll Kill Ya (which in my opinion is the first track, I Was in the House When... Read morePublished on July 17 2001 by Mark from Monroe