September 8th, 2006


An Ocky concordance

Now that my Ocky Milk album has effectively been published, I've put the complete lyrics (as well as a few photos and videos relating to the songs) online.

Here are a few facts abstracted from that lyrics page. A sort of Ocky Concordance, if you will.

Languages used: English, French, Japanese, nonsense language, automatic web translation-speak.

Places mentioned: Alexanderplatz, France, Liverpool, Disneyland, Waterloo station, Borneo, Inner Mongolia, the Alps, Calcutta, Jamaica, Tibet, the Caucases, Asia Minor, Zanzibar, China, Morecambe, Blackpool.

Historical figures or characters mentioned: Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Hades, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Charlie Chaplin, Mantovani, Torquato Tasso, Hiawatha, Josiah Wedgewood, Count Ossie, Ho Chi Mihn, Diogenes, Saint Augustine.

Fictional characters: Various Moop Bears, Flirty Lady, The Bird-Catcher of Hades, Dr Selbert Lanolin, The Viscompte de Lisle, The Marquis of Rochdale, an Inner Mongolian Cow Sour Yoghurt Supergirl, a Calcutta Book Dealer, a Zulu, some Galloping Ghosts, a Fox-Hunting Man, Big Sam, Ocky Milkman's Wife, the Grim Reaper, Miss Bryce, and a "Gokkun Princess Bukakke Jeweller".

Total album word count: 2097.