Russell Brand talks about his 'Grey's Anatomy'-name checking, NSFW 'Get Him to the Greek' song
Image Credit: Glen WilsonFans of Grey’s Anatomy who think they’ve suffered enough of late should probably stay clear of the soundtrack to the new comedy Get Him to the Greek, which hits stores June 1. On the CD, which features material penned by Jarvis Cocker of Pulp and The Libertines’ Carl Barat amongst others, British comedian Russell Brand channels the spirit of his …Greek character Aldous Snow, a debauched rocker with a fondness for songs about having sex while on drugs and stroking furry walls while, uh, also on drugs.
What does all this have to do with Grey’s? Well, one of the tracks—a NSFW ditty called “Riding Daphne”—finds Brand recalling a particularly lubricious game of doctors and nurses he played with the lady mentioned in the title. At one point, Brand sings about engaging in some very heavy petting while his partner watches a certain medical drama. In fact, the song, which was penned by singer-songwriter Dan Bern, actually manages to rhyme “Grey’s Anatomy” with “she… sat on me.“
Yesterday, we called the comedian to see what he had to say for himself. Brand revealed that he doesn’t watch Grey’s Anatomy, and wasn’t sure how he had developed “such a loathing for it.” The comedian did admit, though, that he was curious about what the Grey’s cast would make of the song.
“I await with bated breath,” he said, “as I would were they about to give me a prostate exam.”
Are you an appalled Grey’s nut? An amused Russell Brand fan? I’ve posted the trailer for Get Him to the Greek after the break. Check it out and tell us what you think.
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