Deadly Handsome Man

Album: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back soundtrack (2001)
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Songfacts®:

  • This was used on the soundtrack to the movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but it wasn't written specifically for the film. In our interview with Marcy Playground lead singer/songwriter John Wozniak, he explained: "That was just a fun one. I just wanted to write a song about that sort of slinky, weird, zoot suit-wearing A&R guy-ish/movie business slimeball. And I guess Kevin Smith really liked the song, so he put it in the movie. It ended up on the soundtrack and everything."
  • This later appeared on Marcy Playground's 2004 album MP3.

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