Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Cracking the "Sonseed Code" - Day 3

As my obsession with "Sonseed" continues, I realize a major clue that has been in front of my eyes for 25 years(!) -could it be that the song "Jesus is My Friend" (video posted below) is from an album called "Salvation Army" on a label called Punch & Judaism?Seems odd for a Christian band. Also - I just noticed the menorah in the background - could this be from a non-denominational religious TV show? I no idea that something like that even existed! I need to know more about this show and the jovial, yet creepy host.Okay, back to analyzing the members of "Sonseed". Here's a shot of "Olive the Organist." (She on the left - playing the organ)Sadly, Olive never gets a close-up, except we do see her hands during the start of the song with the "Sonseed" type imposed over them, making her iconographic.Next up is the woman I like to call "Cathy Crabby" since she looks really pissed about something. My guess is that either "Groovy Guy" or "Sleepy" has bad b.o. and she is annoyed that she got stuck between them. At least she gets a close-up. Not like the poor Gary Guitar: This guy is hardest working member of the band, but because the camera is so in love with lead singer Sal, the bass guy never stands a chance. He does earn points for wearing snazzy grey shoes- or are they socks? And finally, the least remembered and seen band member, the Dave the Drummer. This poor dude is barely seen because, once again sexy Sal steals the limelight. I guess he's lucky to be near Sal since that's the only way we can even catch a glimpse of his Seth Rogan style "jew fro".

3 comments:

Amelie in SF said...

Note how "Sonseed" is over Olive's uterus aka where the seed goes to create new life...

Anonymous said...

Actually, the lead singer is playing bass. Sal is the guitar player.

doug said...

No, Sal is the lead singer and bass player. The guitar player is Frank Franco. Read the interview here:

http://dougsploitation.blogspot.com/2008/09/dougsploitation-news-exclusive-sal-of.html