Eben Brooks Sings “Hey There Cthulhu”


OK, not retro in the music, but the work of Lovecraft and his Cthulhu mythos are retro, right? OK, it is a stretch, but I am a big Lovecraft geek and while I might not like the song it is based on (The Plain White Tees’ “Hey There Delilah”), the parody lyrics make it much improved. Enjoy!

Ph’nglui mglw’nafh C’thulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn


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7 thoughts on “Eben Brooks Sings “Hey There Cthulhu”

  1. Same here..was not sure what to make of it when I first hit it, but by the 30 second mark I was ready to go see Eben Brooks in concert.

  2. Tammera says:

    having seen Eben Brooks in concert I have to say it is worth it. (ok small concert at a coffee shop but still) he does a lot of Filk and sci fi and gaming related songs a lot of original music as well

  3. No, thank you for doing this song. I have it on my regular work playlist and it consistently makes me happy.

    Funny thing – just 2 weeks ago I was at the dentist and the non-cthulhu version of the song came on the muzak box and my brain fully expected your version. Then those other lyrics came up.

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