Lloyd Miller of The Deedle Deedle Dees released the first video from his upcoming solo album (set to be released in the fall). “Seventeen Years (a cicada love song),” is an homage to the those interesting chirpers. I particularly love the line “We’re not the kind of band that comes back once a year. We’re the magic kind/ You have to wait a little bit longer to here/ So when we at last appear you’ll know it’s the big show/ One you might not see again.”
I happen to live with a bug lover who is going to be overjoyed with this video, although she might be disappointed when she realizes that they only come out every 17 years. I may have to create one of those homemade cicada costumes from the video as a backup plan.
[Courtesy of Lloyd H Miller via YouTube]