How serious is Mayor R.T. Rybak about making Atmosphere's 'Say Shh' the official Minneapolis tune?
Apparently, he's kind of serious? Maybe? Well, serious enough to respond to a tweet from Minneapolitan Tyler Page, who originally threw the idea onto the table.
"Say Shh," one of the bonus tracks off of Atmosphere's 2003 releaseSeven's Travels
, waxes loyal about Minneapolis, Minnesota and the midwest in general, with Slug arguing up the many attributes of his city, explaining why he prefers it to the coasts and softly calling out those who call the midwest a flyover zone. The chorus more or less sums up the song's general sentiment:
Until then, here's the song's video from Rhymesayers:
UPDATE: We just heard from Mayor Rybak about the song; he personally responded to a note we sent him on Facebook.
"I don't know if it would be the official song or not but I like it and want to do a lot to promote local music and the local music scene," Rybak wrote. "BTW, Tapes and Tapes was great at the fair yesterday."
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