There is a tantalising, but all-too-brief moment in A Commercial Jingle For Regina Comet when the influence of another musical master can be felt. The number is “Connecting the Dots,” and it’s about writing a song. It most strongly echoes “Color and Light,” Stephen Sondheim’s painfully precise distillation of the artistic process from Sunday in the Park with George, though with a bit of “... Read more
A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet
Two nobodies dream of writing one hit song for everybody, but their day job composing jingles for commercials isn't the big break they hoped. That is, until they're plucked from obscurity by a world-famous pop star named Regina Comet (if destiny had a child, it would be her) and she wants them to create an anthem for her supernova pipes... and her new perfume. They're so close to the big-time they can smell it, but following your passion doesn't always lead where you expect. Making a hit song can be a shit-show.
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