Scene: my car, 5pm
Ian: can we listen to The Candyman?
Me: I don't have the ipod, but we can sing it.
Ian leads off:
Who can take the sunrise?
Sprinkle it with glue?
Cover it in...um, marigooooolds..too?
The candyman can, cuz he mixes it with love and makes the world taste good!
And the world tastes good 'cuz the candyman thinks it shooooooooooooooooooooooould!
Ian: Did you hear what I did, Mom? I was mostly singing the one version, but that was the ending of that other version! I just threw that part in. For fun. Just for fun.
Ian continues: In this version, the first part of the bridge is really loud.
me: how loud? Give me an example.
Ian: THE CANDYMAN MAKES
EVERYTHING HE BAKES
SATISFYING AND DELICIOUS!
TALK ABOUT YOUR CHILDHOOD WISHES!
you can even eat the dishes!
See, that part's very quiet! Almost whispering.
Me: You are an awesome singer.
Ian: Yes. I am.