Munly Munly: “Our career is at a point where we now live under a bridge, and all the bands that have played with us in ‘support’ are passing us by overhead. DeVotchKa, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Dresden Dolls — fill in your favorite band. They do work hard, most are deserving; we also work hard, though I don’t know if we are deserving. Yet was it that they were in the right place at the right time? Possibly — and we are now banking our livelihood on this plan: We chose this specific bridge to live underneath purposefully, because Dave Mathews will be traveling this route in the near future, and we will finally be in the right place at the right time when they pass us over and dump the septic waste out of their bus and christen us. This, in turn, will imbue us with superpowers, like in the cartoons, finally giving us the ability we lack to become successful.
“Foolproof plan...right? Well, maybe Karl will at least draw us with muscles. There are different levels of success, and I, at least, always want to be on the level.”
Editor's Note: The Denver Bootleg is a series chronicling the history of local music venues by longtime Denver cartoonist Karl Christian Krumpholz. Visit Krumpholz's website to see more of his work.