575: Tag Combination
| This explanation may be incomplete or incorrect: If people could elaborate on the specific tags used in the comic, that would be great. Not a music buff, don't know much about these tags..|
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Song tags are a form of file Metadata used to categorize music. Tags will typically describe the content and genre of the song, and many music organization programs and services will allow users to find all songs that contain a particular tag; so when a user searches for "Country breakup music," they will receive a list of country songs about breaking up.
In this comic, Cueball tests Megan's claim that she can make a song name for any set of tags by coming up with a collection of mostly unrelated words: "lesbian voyeurism one-hit wonder mash-up." In response, Megan almost immediately replies with two song titles that look like they would fit the tags well.
Megan's first title, "I Wish That Stacy's Mom Had Jessie's Girl" is a mash-up of Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield, and Stacy's Mom by Fountains of Wayne, which were both one-hit-wonders. The second title, "When You Come on Eileen I Touch Myself" is a mash-up of Come on Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners, and I Touch Myself by Divinyls.
The title text is a set of potential lyrics to Megan's second title.
- Cueball: So you can come up with a song title fitting any tag combination?
- Megan: Try me.
- Cueball: Lesbian voyeurism one-hit wonder mash-up.
- Megan: "I wish that Stacey's Mom had Jessie's Girl."
- Cueball: Well, that was one, but-
- Megan: "When you Come On Eileen I touch myself."
- Cueball: Okay, wow.