I’m only kind of bad at this 25 songs in 25 days. But I couldn’t miss out on a song that reminds you of a best friend. Sure, I just talked about her on Sunday…but she’s just that awesome.
Because I finally have my computer back, this is way easier to copy from Twindaddy’s Blog (Go read about him, and check out other participants in the 25/25 music challenge.)
I don’t know if you remember, but I’m a wretched bouquet toss vixen. I catch a bouquet like nobody’s business. Katie and I fought for bouquets for years (and I pretty much always won. Because I’m vicious.)
So when Katie’s wedding came (it really only took FOREVER for her hubs to do the proposal thing…I mean… I heart you Katie’s husband!) and I was preparing to catch her bouquet (vying for it right next to my ex-boyfriend’s girlfriend), I was excited that her bouquet song was Polyester Bride by Liz Phair. Because that song is awesome. And it was one of our many hairbrush songs freshman year.
The week of Katie’s wedding, she e-mailed me the following note along with the passage that I would be reading at her wedding:
“I heart you so much. And that bouquet is yours, BTW. I haven’t decided yet whether I’m actually going to toss it, or just turn around and hand it to you.”
Of course, Katie wisely opted to throw the bouquet in my direction, so as not to cause bodily injury to her other wedding guests. Because…
It’s not what catching the bouquet means…it’s about taking out the competition.
On another positive note, I received permission to write about my Breaking Bad experience a few weeks ago. You’re welcome in advance.
Did you ever think that MAYBE my proposal wouldn’t have taken so long if you’d let me catch a damn bouquet? HUH?! LOL. Ah you. Vicious.
I’ve caught a lot of bouquets and still no proposal here.
Love this song.
HA HA HA Too funny girls!!
I lived through the Polyester, disco era and I survived. I also lived through the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s and I am still going strong. I have seen many styles come and go and then come again. :o)…..
That is an interesting and goofy video. I think I am now a Liz Phair fan regardless of what the critics say. I’m glad you caught the bouquet btw. You deserve it!
I want to know what the heck this Polyester Bride song means? I’ve looked literally everywhere for a description/meaning. This girl I know keeps sending me this song.