It came from 1987, as Michael Stipes from R.E.M. sang a song he wrote as a stream of consciousness.
No, the lyrics don’t necessarily make sense, but it was catchy with the band’s fans, and it’s still popular, though it never charted well.
Of course, Billy Joel came back just a couple of years later with a similarly styled hit, in which the lyrics said it will go “on and on and on and on…”
Enjoy the video… If you are, then we must still be here!
And just in case you need Billy Joel’s reinforcement, here’s “We Didn’t Start The Fire”.
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