I Just 'Can't Get You Outta My Head'

Yesterday I was singing this song all day — thanks to Ian (it's his ringtone.) Today I thought I had finally escaped it, but in a moment of weakness, I started singing it again. So instead of ignoring it, I've decided to relish it and fully rock out at my desk with this live performance from the Swedish rock band Europe.




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" performance from the Swedish rock bad Europe"

So is this a typo or a review? :-)

Sent by Dave Wiley | 1:20 PM | 6-25-2008

@ Dave Wiley It was a typo. Good eye.

Sent by Caitlin Kenney/NPR | 1:42 PM | 6-25-2008

I deduced from attending many 80s hard rock concerts that if a band had one hit, it was cooler to save it for the end of the show, or better yet, the encore.

Europe not only started with "The Final Countdown," they finished with it, too.

Sent by Seth in Kansas | 2:16 PM | 6-25-2008

Hearing that song makes me want to see Gob Bluth's magic act.

Sent by Maura | 2:43 PM | 6-25-2008

Maura, I've just started watching Arrested Development. Every time Gob's act starts I look for my phone.

Sent by Ian Chillag, NPR | 4:04 PM | 6-25-2008

Ian, I'm jealous of you just starting out with AD. Oh, the joy you have yet to experience...

Sent by Maura | 4:25 PM | 6-25-2008

What a terrible song to have in your head. I think I would contemplate suicide if it happened to me. Such a blatant and excessive constant repeating of the same musical line hadn't been witnessed until that moment or since (unless you are counting Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals...but I digress).

That song just drags on, doesn't it?

Sent by Nathan in Holland | 6:53 AM | 6-26-2008

Am I the only one who read the headline and thought "yay...Kylie Minogue"?

Sent by Joe | 8:34 AM | 6-26-2008

I was right there with you, Joe.

Sent by Jacob Ganz, NPR | 4:57 PM | 6-26-2008