back to article What does Elon Musk really need? A personal theme tune, of course!

Weezer's former bassist has written a "theme tune" for Elon Musk. Why? He was feeling miserable, apparently. Matt Sharp, erstwhile plucker of fat strings for the pop-punk pack, penned the "mournful ode" to the Tesla gros fromage but then said it was "not a tribute to Musk", according to glossy Wired. "I was trying to get off …

  1. TRT Silver badge
  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Elon for King of the World.

    Obligatory music video clip

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I hear Justin Bieber is doing one for Satya Nadella.

    1. choleric

      Didn't he release that "Sorry" track already?

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Hooray, someone got it.

  4. wolfetone Silver badge

    Buddy Holly was released in 1994?

    Shit. I'm older than I thought.

    1. Rameses Niblick the Third Kerplunk Kerplunk Whoops Where's My Thribble? Silver badge

      I know, right?

      What keeps reminding me of the age of that song is the fact it was bundled on the Win95 CD I had, to demonstrate the movie player feature.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Turns out that video was the best thing on the disk.

    2. maffski

      Buddy Holly was released in 1994?

      Technically, that was a re-release, he was first released by his mother in 1936.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Buddy Holly was released in 1994?

        Re-re-release, since he was released by his father in 1935.

        1. maffski

          Re: Buddy Holly was released in 1994?

          You're half right.

  5. Paul Herber Silver badge

    Da feme tune

    Who can we get to write da feme tune and sing da feme tune?

    1. Roj Blake Silver badge

      Re: Da feme tune

      Dennis Waterman is most likely free at the moment.

      1. PaulyV

        Re: Da feme tune

        If you want to he'll change the situation...

        1. wolfetone Silver badge

          Re: Da feme tune

          Right people, right time, just the wrong location...

          1. Aladdin Sane Silver badge

            Re: Da feme tune

            Its a funny old game, its getting better by the day...

  6. unwarranted triumphalism

    Just like any other megalomaniac

    He thinks the world exists for his personal amusement.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Just like any other megalomaniac

      To be fair, he didn't actually ask for this as far as I can tell.

      That said, I still agree with you. If the guy needs his own leitmotif, something along these lines would be appropriate...

  7. Dr. G. Freeman

    I'm just waiting for him to release his own aftershave.

    Musk.... by Musk.

    Ok, I'll go away now...

    1. Justicesays

      The way things are going it will be released in large glass balls from his orbital space station... Assuming Bond doesn't stop him first.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      I would have gone for Obsession.

  8. Marketing Hack Silver badge

    Elon's theme singer

  9. TheCoolBritExosnews

    Elon: Champion For Humanity (Song)

    Elon already has a Fan group called RAPTOR COMMAND who wrote Elon: Champion For Humanity (Official Lyric Video)

  10. Tikimon Silver badge

    Personal themes - not all they cracked up to be

    I know, I know... Darth Vader's theme music approaches and everyone's blood turns to ice before the hulking black shape even looms into view. How intimidating! Great assist in dominating the galaxy!

    But think of the Christmas music that's inflicted on shopkeepers. They learn to hate those songs n a mere six weeks. Older musicians who get tired of that First Big Hit. Vader has ONE tune to get tired of. Behind the mask is, he sarcastically humming along? Has he made up humorously vulgar ditties to sing to his theme?

    Does it stop when he's trying to sleep? And on being preceded everywhere, if your minions always hear you coming they can run for cover, hide the weed, Alt-Tab the porn to the background and generally look evil (not innocent) when he stomps into the room. Of course any sort of performance venue is right out. Can you imagine a comedian trying to get laughs with that playing? Good luck.

    I imagine the Sith are working feverishly on a Force trick to let them temporarily change their themes so they can do surprise attacks.

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