If you’re a fan of classic rock music, chances are you’ve heard of the legendary band Spinal Tap. Known for their outrageous stage antics and hilarious lyrics, they defined the mockumentary genre and left a lasting impact on the music scene. One of their most iconic songs, “Stonehenge,” showcases their unique blend of humor and rock ‘n’ roll.
In true Spinal Tap fashion, “Stonehenge” is a satirical commentary on the excesses of the music industry. Released in 1984 as part of their album “Spinal Tap – Stonehenge [Living Rock],” the song immediately became a fan favorite. With its catchy riffs and tongue-in-cheek lyrics, it perfectly encapsulates the band’s irreverent style.
The song begins with a haunting guitar melody that sets the mystical tone of the lyrics. Lead singer David St. Hubbins delivers the opening lines with his distinctive voice, drawing listeners into the story of an ancient monolithic structure. However, it quickly becomes apparent that Spinal Tap’s interpretation of Stonehenge is anything but conventional.
The song takes a comedic turn when St. Hubbins sings, “In ancient