Appropriately named YouTube user “CookieWaits” noticed that Tom Waits’ “God’s Away On Business” sounds a lot like it was sung by whoever does the voice for Cookie Monster on Sesame Street. He writes: “Tom Waits sometimes sounds eerily like Cookie Monster. Not that I mind! I happen to love Waits and his carnival barker’s growl!”
So he mashed together a bunch of Sesame Street clips and produced a video that, if you didn’t know any better, makes it really seem as though the song is actually a Cookie Monster joint. Well done mysterious CookieWaits. Well done. Almost as well done as this…
I want more like this!
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