I’m willing to bet that Kermit makes you melt, too. Jim Henson-as-Kermit has such a poignant, earnest quality to his voice….it sounds slightly constrained and a little warbly (as with someone who is trying not to cry). Gets to me every time.
(Note: There’s also this video of the song, which is beautiful, but just know that you will cry if you watch it.)
And here’s Andrew Bird’s take on this adorable tune.
Which songs, much like “Bein’ Green,” make you melt?
In these interludes, poet and singer-songwriter Hannah Stephenson invites you to eavesdrop on the music bouncing around her brain. She’d love to hear your thoughts, your inner soundtrack, and what band inspired that shrine in your bedroom.