Squirrels in the Attic  - Dean's Comedy Songs for Adults Definitely not for kids! But, if you're a fan of Dean's comedy songs like S&M and the Deli Song and enjoy the whimsical humor of Ariel and McDonald's Girl, you'll love this new album. And If you're worried about global warming or the coming ice age, if you contemplate wreaking serious havoc upon your next-door neighbors, if today's incessantly depressing headlines causes you to miss Monica Lewinsky, if you occasionally indulge in an herbal remedy or if a constant barrage of email spam has finally caused you to question whether or not you, uh, measure up... well, then this album is definitely for you.
WARNING: This CD contains obscene language, gratuitous depictions of violence, rude references to perverse sexual acts, disparaging remarks about Republicans and an irresponsible endorsement of illegal substances. Parental discretion is advised.
Songs: I Miss Monica, I'm a Clone, I Never Really Liked You All That Much, Doint, Doint, It's Just a Little Joint, Death to the Neighbors, 4 More Years, A Terrible Pickle, Arab Man, E.S.P., Baby Sitting Song, It's My Job, Fuck Buddies, Humdrum, Just the Right Size.
released May 23, 2005
Musicians: Dean Friedman (Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Ukulele, Harmonica) Mark Murphy (Bass, Background Vocals) Buck Dilley (Pedal Steel) Ben Freed (Dobro, Banjo) Matt Beck (Lap Steel, Banjo) Jerry Oland (Banjo, Background Vocals) Lisa Gutkin (Fiddle) Scott Shachter (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet) Randy Andos (Trombone, Tuba) Jeff Kievit (Trumpet) Art Labrioloa (Accordian) Roger Bruno (Percussion, Background Vocals) Hannah Friedman, Sam Friedman, Rand Gartman, Brian Pugh, Howard Kilik, Ellen Schwartz, Brendan Saadat (Background Vocals).
Other: Written, Arranged and Produced by Dean Friedman; Engineered by Dean Friedman; MIDI Transcriptions (Howard Kilik) Recorded at the Honking Goose Studios, Peekskill, NY Spring/Summer/Fall 2005 (Check album for complete credits.)
Dean Friedman entered pop consciousness with his Top 20 hit, Ariel, a quirkily irresistible and uncategorizable pop song
about a free spirited, pot-smoking, vegetarian Jewish girl in a peasant blouse. Since then, hits like Lucky Stars, Lydia, Rocking Chair, McDonald’s Girl and Woman of Mine have earned him a loyal international following, devoted to his work as a master songsmith and performer....more