There is a commercial for some credit report company in which the character, who is wearing a pirate costume, is singing how he would not be working at the awful touristy restaurant serving ice tea if he only had a company to warn him that his identity was being stolen.
I am confused. How did the ID theft cause him to be underemployed? Did he lose his real job because of ID theft? Is this a second job that he needs because he can’t use his credit cards anymore while his claim is being investigated? I do like the song.
If it would allow me to play guitar and carry a tune as well as that guy, I might consider the hassle of ID theft worth it. (not saying he’s all that good, but there is good reason few people have ever heard me sing)
Yeah, the explanation of that one is that if he’d checked his girlfriend’s credit history and found out about those defaulted credit cards, he never would have married that no-credit skank. And would be a happy bachelor with a house instead of living with said no-creadit skank in his parent’s basement.
My first thought was that if he had known her credit rating, they could have avoided putting her name on the mortgage application, but there wouldn’t be anything stopping him from filling out another one in his name only.
Also, on second listen, the last line is “I’d be a happy bachelor with a dog and a yard”, so, yeah…it’s saying you shouldn’t marry people with bad credit, and also implying that you can run credit checks on potential fiancees just for shits and giggles. Brilliant all around, really.