Trogdor (song)

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[[Image:A dragon.PNG|thumb|Burninating the countryside]]
[[Image:A dragon.PNG|thumb|Burninating the countryside]]
== Detailed Information ==
== Detailed Information ==
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{{Track information | album = Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits | track number = 1 | length = 1 minute 39 seconds | artists = [[Strong Bad]] | style = [[Wikipedia:Thrash metal|Thrash Metal]] | origin = Extended version of the song from Strong Bad Email #58 [[dragon]]. Also appears on the [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Two|DVD]] in [[Trogdor (karaoke)|karaoke]] form.}}
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{{Track information | album = Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits | track number = 1 | length = 1 minute 39 seconds | artists = [[Strong Bad]] | style = [[Wikipedia:Thrash metal|Thrash metal]] | origin = Extended and rerecorded version of the song from Strong Bad Email #58 [[dragon]]. Also appears on the [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Two|DVD]] in [[Trogdor (karaoke)|karaoke]] form. | tabs=yes | name = Trogdor }}
== Lyrics ==
== Lyrics ==
TROGDOR!<br>
TROGDOR!<br>
TROGDOR!<br>
TROGDOR!<br>
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Trogdor was a man<br>
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Trogdor was a man!<br>
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I mean, he was a dragon man<br>
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I mean, he was a dragon-man,<br>
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Er, maybe, he was just a dragon<br>
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Or maybe he was just a dragon...<br>
But he was still TROGDOR!<br>
But he was still TROGDOR!<br>
TROGDOR!
TROGDOR!
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Burninating the countryside<br>
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Burninating the countryside,<br>
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Burninating the peasants<br>
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Burninating the peasants,<br>
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Burninating all the peoples<br>
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Burninating all the peoples,<br>
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In the thatched-roof COTTAGES!<br>
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And their thatched-roof COTTAGES!<br>
THATCHED-ROOF COTTAGES!
THATCHED-ROOF COTTAGES!
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''{spoken}''<br>
''{spoken}''<br>
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Whoa! Listen to those wicked dueling guitar solos! It's like squeedly vs. meedly over here. Go squeedly! Go squeedly! SQUEEDLY WINS!
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Whoa! Listen to those wicked dueling guitar solos! It's like Squeedly vs. Meedly over here. Go squeedly! Go squeedly! SQUEEDLY WINS!
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When all the land is in ruin<br>
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When all the land is in ruin,<br>
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And burnination has forsaken the countryside<br>
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And burnination has forsaken the countryside,<br>
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Only one guy will remain<br>
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Only one guy will remain,<br>
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My money's on
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My money's on...
''{singing}''<br>
''{singing}''<br>
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And the Trogdor comes in the NIIIIIGHT!
And the Trogdor comes in the NIIIIIGHT!
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==Tablature==
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== Fun Facts ==
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Guitar
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===Remarks===
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*The song is partially in an unusual time signature, 9/4 time. This could also be interpreted as one measure of 4/4 time followed by one measure of 5/4 time. Additionally, there is a single 3/4 interruption immediately before Strong Bad begins screaming "thatched-roof cottages".
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*The rerecorded album and Guitar Hero II version have heavier guitars and a different vocal track.
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===Inside References===
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Chorus
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*The "meedly" in the wicked dueling guitar solos is a reference to Strong Bad Email #36 [[guitar]].
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e|---------------------------------------
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===Fast Forward===
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A|---0-0-0-8--0-0-0-5--0-0-0-8--0-5-0-3-5
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E|---0-0-0-8--0-0-0-5--0-0-0-8--0-5-0-3-5 2x
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Verse
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A|--0-0-0-0-0-8--0-0-10--0-0-8-0-10-10-10
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E|--0-0-0-0-0-8--0-0-10--0-0-8-0-10-10-10
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D|---------------------------------------
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A|--0-0-0-0-0-10--0-0-8--0-0-10-0-8-8-8--
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E|--0-0-0-0-0-10--0-0-8--0-0-10-0-8-8-8--
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e|--------------------------------
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B|--------------------------------
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G|--------------------------------
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D|--------------------------------
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A|--0-0-8--0-0-10--0-0-8-0-8-8-8--
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E|--0-0-8--0-0-10--0-0-8-0-8-8-8--
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Bridge(end verse)
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e|-----------------------
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B|-----------------------
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G|-----------------------
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D|-----------------------
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A|--0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-5-5
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E|--0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-5-5
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Note this also sound good in Drop-D Tuning (DAdGBE)
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== Trivia ==
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[[Image:Guitar Hero II Trogdor Bonus.JPG|thumb|Trogdor in ''Guitar Hero II'']][[Image:TrogdorGH2.jpg|thumb|In-Game Screenshot of Trogdor from ''Guitar Hero II'', crediting the song to Strong Bad]]
[[Image:Guitar Hero II Trogdor Bonus.JPG|thumb|Trogdor in ''Guitar Hero II'']][[Image:TrogdorGH2.jpg|thumb|In-Game Screenshot of Trogdor from ''Guitar Hero II'', crediting the song to Strong Bad]]
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*The "meedly" in the wicked dueling guitar solos is a reference to Strong Bad Email #36 [[guitar]].
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*The Brothers Chaps use this remixed version (without the additional lyrics) in [[Happy Trogday]].
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*The Brothers Chaps use this version in [[Happy Trogday]].
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*The song is an unlockable bonus track in the game ''[[Guitar Hero|Guitar Hero II]]'' for [[Wikipedia:PlayStation 2|PlayStation 2]] and [[Wikipedia:Xbox 360|Xbox 360]] (see the screenshot at the right and the [[YouTube:ZpQmtjfsZU4|demonstration video]] on [[YouTube]]). It has become popular to use this song to compare players' scores against one another's. It also has the distinction of being the only on-disc song in the NTSC version for the entire Guitar Hero series that has not had every note hit in a single run or had any extra notes added, as the notes per second in the strumming during the solo exceeds the engine's strum limit.
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*The song is an unlockable bonus track in the game ''[[Wikipedia:Guitar Hero II|Guitar Hero II]]'' for [[Wikipedia:PlayStation 2|PlayStation 2]] and [[Wikipedia:Xbox 360|Xbox 360]] (see the screenshot at the right and the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpQmtjfsZU4&mode=related&search= demonstration video] on [[Wikipedia:YouTube|YouTube]]).
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**The loading screen reads, "For squeedlies, [[mash]] on the trembolo.<!--sic--> For meedlies, tune up on your chord surpassers. Oh, and I'm awesome."
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**The description given for the song in the game's menu reads <blockquote>The Trogdor song from <br>the [[Strong Bad Email]] <br>'dragon' was actually an <br>afterthought that was <br>added at the last minute. <br>[[Mike Chapman|Mike]] was finishing up <br>the cartoon and [[Matt Chapman|Matt]] <br>suddenly started <br>screaming the chorus <br>while making eggs.</blockquote>
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*The song has a jazz rendition that can be heard randomly while playing [[Poker Night at the Inventory]].
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**The loading screen for the song displays what is apparently advice on playing the song from Strong Bad:  <blockquote>"For squeadlies, mash on the trembalo. For meadlies, tone up on your chord surpassers. Oh, and I'm awesome."</blockquote>
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*The song is partially in an unusual time signature, 9/4 time. This could also be interpreted as one measure of 4/4 time followed by one measure of 5/4 time.
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== External Links ==
== External Links ==
*[[HR:sbemail58.html|Listen to the original version of the song in "dragon"]]
*[[HR:sbemail58.html|Listen to the original version of the song in "dragon"]]
*[[HR:sbemail58.swf|View the Flash file for Strong Bad Email "dragon"]]
*[[HR:sbemail58.swf|View the Flash file for Strong Bad Email "dragon"]]
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*[[HR:trogday.html|Listen to this version of the song in "Happy Trogday"]]
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*[[HR:trogday.html|Listen to abridged CD version of the song in "Happy Trogday"]]
*[[HR:trogday.swf|View the Flash file for "Happy Trogday"]]
*[[HR:trogday.swf|View the Flash file for "Happy Trogday"]]

Current revision as of 01:47, 20 May 2020

This article is about the song. For the character, see Trogdor.
Burninating the countryside

Contents

[edit] Detailed Information

Album: Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits
Track: 1
Time: 1 minute 39 seconds
Artist(s): Strong Bad
Style: Thrash metal
Origin: Extended and rerecorded version of the song from Strong Bad Email #58 dragon. Also appears on the DVD in karaoke form.
Tablature: Trogdor Tablature

[edit] Lyrics

TROGDOR!
TROGDOR!
Trogdor was a man!
I mean, he was a dragon-man,
Or maybe he was just a dragon...
But he was still TROGDOR!
TROGDOR!

Burninating the countryside,
Burninating the peasants,
Burninating all the peoples,
And their thatched-roof COTTAGES!
THATCHED-ROOF COTTAGES!

{guitar solo starts up}

{spoken}
Whoa! Listen to those wicked dueling guitar solos! It's like Squeedly vs. Meedly over here. Go squeedly! Go squeedly! SQUEEDLY WINS!

When all the land is in ruin,
And burnination has forsaken the countryside,
Only one guy will remain,
My money's on...

{singing}
TROGDOR!
TROGDOR!

{spoken}
And the Trogdor comes in the NIIIIIGHT!

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Remarks

  • The song is partially in an unusual time signature, 9/4 time. This could also be interpreted as one measure of 4/4 time followed by one measure of 5/4 time. Additionally, there is a single 3/4 interruption immediately before Strong Bad begins screaming "thatched-roof cottages".
  • The rerecorded album and Guitar Hero II version have heavier guitars and a different vocal track.

[edit] Inside References

  • The "meedly" in the wicked dueling guitar solos is a reference to Strong Bad Email #36 guitar.

[edit] Fast Forward

Trogdor in Guitar Hero II
In-Game Screenshot of Trogdor from Guitar Hero II, crediting the song to Strong Bad
  • The Brothers Chaps use this remixed version (without the additional lyrics) in Happy Trogday.
  • The song is an unlockable bonus track in the game Guitar Hero II for PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 (see the screenshot at the right and the demonstration video on YouTube). It has become popular to use this song to compare players' scores against one another's. It also has the distinction of being the only on-disc song in the NTSC version for the entire Guitar Hero series that has not had every note hit in a single run or had any extra notes added, as the notes per second in the strumming during the solo exceeds the engine's strum limit.
    • The loading screen reads, "For squeedlies, mash on the trembolo. For meedlies, tune up on your chord surpassers. Oh, and I'm awesome."
  • The song has a jazz rendition that can be heard randomly while playing Poker Night at the Inventory.

[edit] External Links

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