Ahead of the series finale for the hit television show The Big Bang Theory, Canadian musician Ed Robertson shares how he came up with the catchy theme song while he was barenaked in the shower. The legendary frontman for the Canadian alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies said it was a twist of fate that brought the group and the long-running sitcom together. Twelve years ago, Robertson said he and the band had no idea famed television writers Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady were in the audience at one of their L.
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It feels like a different universe. In fact it was the summer of Bill Clinton was testifying in front of a grand jury about an affair with a White House intern"The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica was the biggest song in the country and Armageddon was earning millions at the box office. Up north, a bunch of quirky Canadians who called themselves Barenaked Ladies were plotting their world takeover.
Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. During their first year of live shows, they mixed original material with songs by Talking Heads, Madonna and the Proclaimers while becoming known for their quick wit, comic stage presence and fun-loving innocence. InPage and Robertson released their first demo tape, Buck Naked.
A band could never get away with calling itself Barenaked Ladies today. There can be only one! It was maddening because the four remaining members — singer-guitarist Ed Robertson, keyboardist-guitarist Kevin Hearn, bassist Jim Creeggan, and drummer Tyler Stewart — are so goddamned talented.
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Starting with their debut album Gordonone song for each of Barenaked Ladies ' first six studio albums was recorded with the band completely nude in the studio. These are called the "naked tracks". The tradition started when the band was recording the bed tracks that is, the raw take of the song onto which overdubs and edits are later made for " King of Bedside Manor "; in order to get the right "groove" for the song, either Jim or Tyler according to producer Michael Phillip Wojewoda suggested that the band, as well as the producer, take off all their clothes before recording.
In this Oct. The passage of time hasn't brought him any closer to his former bandmates. He "almost never" speaks with Barenaked Ladies co-founder Ed Robertson, or the group's other members, and hasn't looked back since leaving the band in February The singer-songwriter's latest solo album, "Heal Thyself Pt.