We are all so excited about our resident corpse flower – she even got her own cupcake! – and we’re thrilled to see that Lois is all the rage on Twitter – and last night, intrepid Tweep Justin Concepcion (@JVConcep) started a trend – songs we should be playing for Lois. We don’t know if this will get her to finally open, or it’ll just be fun to rock out to – but here it is: our crowdsourced corpseflower playlist! Major thanks to Justin, who came up with the idea, collected the song titles, told us why they fit and sent us the list!
Give it Up to the Funk – Parliament
Because we all want the funk!!
Funky Town – Lipps Inc.
Classic and you can’t go wrong
That Smell – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Because this is the #1 most requested song choice!
Smelly Cat – Phoebe (From Friends)
For the hippy in all of us who love things that smell…
Code Blue – T.S.O.L.
Because @roguecomedy says Lois is hot enough for it
Bustin’ Loose – Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers
Because Lois is BUSTIN’ OUT!!
Get the Funk Out of Ma face – The Brothers Johnson
Something we’ll be saying once Lois blooms
O.M.G. – Usher
Something we’ll all be saying the second we enter the building…Oh my god….
God Made Me Funky – HeadHunters
Only G-O-D could’ve created something this funky and cool
I’m Comin’ Out – Diana Ross
Guess who’s comin out!!
Hangin on a String – Loose Ends
Because @tweetJbtweet really really wanted it and even visited @corpzflowrlois super late just to tell her personally!
Take Me Higher – Mischa Daniels
Lois is gonna take you higher…once you get a whiff of her good parts
Dead Skunk – Louden Wainwright III
Because @snakecharmers hearts this song like nobody’s bidness!
Relax – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Because @meghanchall is going to teach you lamaz and hopes this song’ll do it!
Special thanks to all the great tweeters who shared song choices!!
@roguecomedy, @dellis777, @snakecharmers, @allison326, @etee, @mattbramanti, @babsthemom, @kitdog, @meghanchall, @tweetjbtweet, @michaelsshow
PLEASE NOTE: Some of the lyrics for some of the songs on this list are not family-friendly.
|C’mon Lois! You can’t rock like that!|
UPDATE: As Lois continues to defy expectations (read: she’s getting ready to bloom – but moving very, very slowly) her playlist continues to grow! Justin (@JVConcep) – the brains behind the development of this playlist for Lois – got these extra submissions via Twitter and wanted to share!
Super Freak – Rick James
Title says it all. Requested by @MaryBenton, and we all know there’s something about Mary… She’s a…She’s a… reporter from channel 2 and I’m NOT looking to get defriended by her! Still waiting on @isiahcarey @miyashay and @alexsanz to submit their requests!! Someone send them a note!
Time Won’t Let Me – The Outsiders
@stephsparkle says this is the song Zac would dedicate. You gotta love the hair (in the video at the link) and you know we all love Zac for tending to Lois!
Stand and Deliver – Adam Ant
Suggested by @coconutwireless. Lois is standing tall, not quite Yao Ming, but will she deliver?? Hmmmm!
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Because Lois has spirit and @ncibrooke and @mgengelbach are ready to smell it!
Da Funk – Daft Punk
Suggested by @allison326 because she wants to see Lois pop and lock and drop it like it’s hot while blooming.
Ultra Funk – Los Amigos Invisibles
Because Lois is an ‘international kinda flower.’ She attracts all kinds of FUNK! No discrimination here!
|An updated photo for an updated playlist!
Lois continues to develop. You can see a full set
of photos of her growth on Flickr.