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Don't know if it's been posted already but the Super Furry Animals (a Welsh indie band) have a song called "Venus And Serena" on their latest album Phantom Power. It's one of the best songs on the album :D

from www.phantom-power.com (where more info about the band and album are available):

Song Guide
It’s about a child, who can’t communicate with his elders, growing up with two pet tortoises called Venus and Serena. But he feels that the reptiles understand. I suppose its similar to ‘Liberty Belle’ in that sense, in that in this day and age the turtle seems to take on an image of wisdom compared to the people elected to governors. It uses tennis vocabulary to make the point. Venus and Serena have beautiful names and they seem to have exemplary powers. I think its about making pictures in people’s minds.
I’m trying to get into balladeering and narrative in songs, but I don’t think I’ve perfected it by any means. You can put this one down to my struggle with narrative! After a song like ‘Piccolo Snare’ you need a bit of light to make sure that people don’t go out and jump off the nearest bridge. We feel we have some social responsibility to uplift people.

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[Raised by wolves until the age of two, my closest childhood friends and confidants were my 2 pet turtles, Venus and Serena]
Son:
Father, father I have sinned
I dunno where to begin
Give me words of advice
I’ll save ‘em up for a clear day.
Father:
Keep your eye upon the ball
Write your thoughts upon the wall
There’s some words advice
Save ‘em up for a clear day.

Venus and Serena understand.

Flushing meadows down the stream
Living life as though it’s a dream
Eat the future today
Don’t save it up for a rainy day

Holy bombs make holy holes
Holy holes make homeless moles
Take the turtle and hair
Don’t run around when you can walk there

Venus and Serena understand

Son:
Father, Father, Father,
Can’t you see?
I’m a walking tragedy
Father, father, father
When I look to the past
I never realised that it wouldn’t last

Venus and Serena understand

Father:
I’ve one final thing to say:
I’m not your father anyway
Found you under a stone
Left outside by the wolves one day.
 

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do they have an audio listner anywhere?
 

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I am gonna download this song.

Venus and Serena are so popular and so many people identify with them.
 

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I think they are the second and third female players to have a song or piece of music named after them. Saint Etienne have a track called 'Conchita Martinez'.
 

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Dawn Marie said:
I am gonna download this song.

Venus and Serena are so popular and so many people identify with them.
Ditto!
Just found it!
 

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MirjanaLfan said:
I think they are the second and third female players to have a song or piece of music named after them. Saint Etienne have a track called 'Conchita Martinez'.
fourth and fifth.
Don't forget about the Kournikova song.
 

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...I've got an album by a band called Merry Pierce...they sound a bit like the Delgados...with whom I'm sure you're all familiar... :)
 

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There was a song by a German punk band about being the father of Steffi Graf's lovechild too ;)

Oh, and 'If Loving You Is Wrong' by Faithless name-checked ASV :cool:
 
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