Oct 102011

Back on Talk Like a Pirate Day 2010, we commissioned a nautical cover from Pirates for Sail. You all chose the B-52s’ “Rock Lobster” (good call) from the all-pirate band. Well, getting a dozen pirates into a room to record music takes some doing, but at long last, the ship has arrived. Before we get to the song, though, let’s turn it over the frontman Black Dog Nate to introduce…

Avast again, cover fans! Thought ye were well rid of me, did ye? Turns out ye were wrong, and it’s too late to do anything about it now so ye may as well listen to what I’ve got to say. As I recall, quite some time ago you lot decided that the good crew of Pirates For Sail should cover a little shantey by the B-52s, by the title of “Rock Lobster.” Well, after many a travail, we’ve gone and done it! I lead the vocals, Stringalong Jim and the Reverend Doctor Skippy are strummin’ away on guitar, and the track features our lovely new fiddler Lassie Lyons and even a cameo from our superfan Narwhal Ned. We hope it brings a smile to yer face and a tear to yer eye.

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  6 Responses to “Pirates for Sail Go Nautical on “Rock Lobster” (Cover Me Premiere)”

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  1. Fantastic Job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Pirates for Sail is always Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Although we are happy to release this song for you, Pirates For Sail has some very sad news as well: we say farewell to our beloved chest wench Azure Skye, in civilian guise Sandra Gilbert-Everett, who passed away today of a brain aneurysm suffered yesterday evening. We extend our love and sympathy to her husband and daughter, both also valued and beloved members of our crew. Please enjoy this song, even as we mourn.

  3. Our sympathies go out to all the pirates on the death of their friend and mate. We enjoyed a lovely evening listening to the pirates last year and know how much they are hurting to have one of their own taken from them. Our thoughts are with all of you—
    Jane and Dick Larsen parents of Lucky Annie LeBlanc

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