Saturday’s Song: Blue Orchid

Throughout the Summer of ’07, The White Stripes were a staple on the playlist.  It was the first I’d heard them and I quickly fell in love with the album, Get Behind Me Satan.  A few weeks ago, out of the blue, this song crept into my head.  Five years from the first listen, it’s taken on a whole new meaning.

The video (which is kinda creepy, you might not want to watch it), features Karen Elson, who later married and divorced Jack White.  I’m noting this fact because, when the couple split, they did so amicably and even held a divorce party (I hope you click that link and read the invitation).  #awesome (am i allowed to use hashtags outside twitter?)

Anyway… here’s Blue Orchid, by The White Stripes.  Have a great weekend!

Video:

“Blue Orchid”

You got a reaction
You got a reaction, didn’t you?
You took a white orchid
You took a white orchid turned it blue
Something better than nothing
Something better than nothing, it’s giving up
We all need to do something
Try to keep the truth from showing up
How dare you
How old are you now, anyway?
How dare you
How old are you now, anyway?
You’re given a flower
But I guess there’s just no pleasing you
Your lip tastes sour
But you think that it’s just me teasing you
You got a reaction
You got a reaction, didn’t you?
You took a white orchid
You took a white orchid turned it blue
Get behind me
Get behind me now, anyway
Get behind me
Get behind me now, anyway
You got a reaction
You got a reaction, didn’t you?
You took a white orchid
You took a white orchid turned it blue