The disco song "Good Tmes" by Chic was a huge influence on early rap, providing the bassline for "Rapper's Delight. Ethan Hawke got it in the movie Reality Bites. Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" was written as a sad song about depression, but listeners heard it as a funny, ironic song. You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound. Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old job.
The song was released in March as the lead single from their debut album C. The song was produced by Dr. Freeze and was also featured on the soundtrack to the film New Jack City. It also enjoyed international success, peaking atop the charts of New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The "to the tick tock ya don't stop" soundbite is sampled from Doug E.