Posted by: optionshiftk | March 4, 2008

Code monkey( the geek song for the rest of us)

  The singer/songwriter named johnathan coultan. The man used to be a programmer… you know, those tech people who know java and sit in a cubicle all day.( A.ka office space) Well, he deciced to quit one day. He later o became a songwriter. Now, he is very sucsessful and has two hit songs called ” codemonkey” , and ” still alive” ( the ending theme to portal”). Check him out on youtube, also listen to his song “codemonkey”

Listen to the song:

http://shmyl.com/wkopson

 

Lyrics

Code Monkey get up get coffee Code Monkey go to job have boring meeting with boring manager Rob Rob say Code Monkey very diligent but his output stink his code not functional or elegant what do Code Monkey think Code Monkey think maybe manager oughta write goddamn login page himself Code Monkey not say it out loud Code Monkey not crazy just proud Code Monkey like Fritos Code Monkey like Tab and Mountain Dew Code Monkey very simple man with big warm fuzzy secret heart Code Monkey like you Code Monkey like you Code Monkey hang around at front desk tell you sweater look nice Code Monkey offer buy you soda bring you cup bring you ice you say no thank you for the soda ’cause soda make you fat anyway you busy with the telephone no time for chat Code Monkey have long walk back to cubicle he sit down pretend to work Code Monkey not thinking so straight Code Monkey not feeling so great Code Monkey like Fritos Code Monkey like Tab and Mountain Dew Code Monkey very simple man with big warm fuzzy secret heart Code Monkey like you Code Monkey like you a lot Code Monkey have every reason to get out this place Code Monkey just keep on working to see your soft pretty face Much rather wake up eat a coffee cake Take bath, take nap This job fulfilling in creative way such a load of crap Code Monkey think someday he have everything even pretty girl like you Code Monkey just waiting for now Code Monkey say someday, somehow Code Monkey like Fritos Code Monkey like Tab and Mountain Dew Code Monkey very simple man with big warm fuzzy secret heart Code Monkey like you

 

John’s bio:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Coulton

 

His website:

http://www.jonathancoulton.com/

 

videos:

Playing rockband with leo laporte and merlin mann ( high definition)

http://www.vimeo.com/722062/

Code monkey live( great video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4TnhemCEmc

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