"The Simple Song" is a track by The Residents, from their 1980 album The Commercial Album. Like the other tracks on the album, it has a duration of one minute.

Background

"The Simple Song" from One Minute Movies

A music video for the track features at the end of the short film One Minute Movies. In 1984, "The Simple Song" was included in a medley with "Easter Woman" on the soundtrack of the film The Census Taker.

The song was performed live on only one tour, 2001's Icky Flix tour.

Lyrics

We are simple, you are simple
Life is simple too
We are simple, you are simple
Life is simple too

Releases

Versions

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1980 Version (1:00) Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content
  2. 2.0 2.1 1980 Version Instrumental (1:00)
  3. 3.0 3.1 2000 Version (1:04)
  4. 4.0 4.1 2001 October Live Version (1:00)
  5. 2001 March Live Version (1:00)
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