Name of the rock-based instrumental tune that opened and closed the syndicated Canadian TV show, THE KIDS IN THE HALL (1990s).
The song was performed by a rock trio called "Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
," which name is, unfortunately, one character too long to fit the 30-character limit for tags. The band (1984-1991) was based in Toronto and one of its members was/is friends with one of the Kids in the Hall. Shadowy Men had a successful career in its relatively brief life and has a reputation as both innovative and influential, in that it fused Punk with Surf styles. The group's bassist, Reid Diamond
, died of cancer in 1991.
See also UrbanDictionary listing: Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet.
"Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet" is an unusual name, even for an indie band."
"A lot of their tunes have quirky names, too: consider "Having an Average Weekend
," which The Kids In The Hall
used as the intro / outro music for their show."
"TMI! Unless I can win a bar bet with it."