The Canucks need a new theme song

Went to see the Canucks lose to the awesome sharks a little over a week ago.  It was, as you can imagine, awesome.  I'm sure there'll be details (and photos!) soon.  But something struck me as a little odd, that needs to be addressed.

Namely, the song used to introduce the Vancouver Canucks.

These songs should be crazy, energetic, and somewhat intimidating.  They should have a set of lyrics that foretells of the doom facing the opposing team.  I'm thinking of songs like "Eye of the Tiger", or "The Boys are Back in Town". 

Instead, they went with Pink Floyd's "Time". Which is, if you've heard the song, probably the weirdest opening song ever for an opener.  I mean, we have a song about impending death, heralding the approach of the home team?  It's not even a happy-sounding song!

But, maybe the music guy was prophetic?  I mean, take a look at the lyrics (with notes made by yours truly!)

"Time" by P. Floyd. 

Ticking away, the moments that make up a dull day
Fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way (the canucks got spent the last two periods chasing the sharks)
Kicking around on a piece of ground, in your home town
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way (they played aimlessly and emotionlessly often)

Tired of lying in the sunshine, staying home to watch the rain (welcome to Vancouver!)
And you are young and life is long and there is time to kill today (playoffs are far away, and Vancouver is doing alright so far)
And then one day you find, ten years have got behind you
No one told you when to run.... you missed the starting gun

And you run and you run to catch up with the sun, but it's sinking (how many playoffs have the 'nucks missed by only a few points?)
Racing around to come up behind you again
The sun is the same, in a relative way, but you're older (their big stars aren't getting younger)
Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death (funny how a song about mortality is used to herald your team, eh?)

Every year is getting shorter, never seem to find the time
Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines
Hanging on in quiet desperation in the English way
The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say
Home, home again
I like to be here when I can (Canucks *do* have a better home game record)
And when I come home, cold and tired
It's good to warm my bones beside the fire
Far away, across the field
The tolling of the iron bell
Calls the faithful to their knees
To hear the softly spoken magic spells (i.e., a funereal - lucky 'nucks)


For the record, the Sharks won the game.  And I was left wondering why anyone would pick that song.  Or, really, any song off Dark Side of the Moon.  And the second I heard the bells tolling, I knew it was a bad pick.  Weird stuff. 

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