binki shapiro

Thanks to Dallas Clayton for sending over this sweet and tender little lullaby, featuring Binki Shapiro of Little Joy fame, Jason Boesel of Rilo Kiley/the Mystic Valley Band, and others, inspired by Dr. Seuss‘ “Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?” Dallas says:

“A few years ago I was putting together a small kids album for my son and I asked a bunch of my friends to record some songs. As tends to happen I got about half way through before being taken away by more pressing projects. The other day I unearthed this track, which I thought might be nice to share with the world…”

mp3:
binki shapiro & friends :: kids song

Related: check the excellent/insightful We Love You So, a blog that Dallas and Spike Jonze started to “help shed some light on many of the small influences that have converged” to make Where The Wild Things Are happen (also, this song could/should totally be on the film’s soundtrack).

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