Excuses for Bad Behavior (Part One)
Name = Excuses For Bad Behavior (Part One)
Genre = Pop
Length = 68:19
Label = SB.com
Producer = Sandra Bernhard, Mitch Kaplan
The Village Voice"Bernhard is petty and bilious as ever." 3 1/2 Stars
Last album = "Without You I'm Nothing"
This album = Excuses For Bad Behavior (Part One)
Next album = "
I'm Still Here... Damn It!"
"Excuses for Bad Behavior (Part One)" is an album released by singer/comedienne/actress
Sandra Bernhard. The album is a combination of spoken comedy bits, comedic songs, and pop/rock music.
Co-written and co-produced by Bernhard's longtime collaborator Mitch Kaplan, the album features Bernhard singing originals and standards re-interpreted with a new sound. Disco classic "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" begins with an operatic solo and is then translated to a modern dance song. "Manic Superstar" combines the song "Close Your Eyes" from the musical "
Jesus Christ Superstar" and the song "Manic Depression" by Jimi Hendrix. "Sympathy For the Devil" by the Rolling Stonesbecomes a seductive siren's song.
Comedic bits include the spoken word "The Letter" in which Bernhard reads a fictional letter from a lesbian fan who has "heard" the album in question. "Jesus Christ, why is she singing?" "Christmas" is a heartwarming story of holidays past told by a Jewish woman who never actually experienced them. Other songs have a comedic edge, such as "Prophecies," a spoof on 1-900 psychic hotlines.
The album was released on a smaller independent label and did moderately well, but is currently unavailable for mainstream purchase. Plans for a special 2-disc re-release version (made exclusively available on Bernhard's website) have been posted there for over a year, but no product has been offered yet.
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