A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More "Touch Me"

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Title: A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More "Touch Me"
Creator: Fall Out Boy
Date(s): May 3, 2005 (album); June 20, 2006? (single)
Medium: song, music video
Fandom: Bandom (Decaydance+, My Chemical Romance)
Language: English
External Links: YouTube music video

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A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More "Touch Me" is a song by Fall Out Boy that is best known in fandom for the music video which spawned a lot of Vampire AU fanworks.

The song appears on FOB's 2005 album, From Under the Cork Tree. In the 2006 music video, Pete Wentz is a vampire, but is working with vampire hunters Patrick Stump, Andy Hurley, and Joe Trohman. Members of The Academy Is..., Panic! at the Disco, and Gym Class Heroes have cameos as evil vampires. At the end of the video, Pete is arrested and realizes too late that the police are corrupt also evil vampires. Famously, the lyrics bear no relation to the supernatural.

remember that time FOB wrote a music video for which the entire concept is just. emo vampire gangs? At some point Pete Wentz was like: ok so I’m a vampire right? ok no no hear me out, I’m a vampire and Patrick is taking care of me because I wanna be a good vampire, obv. and at night we go out, and there are all these vampire gangs that we protect people from. Who are the gangs? oh right just. like whoever we have on hand. There’s that one gang of punk vampires and a gang of hip-hop vampires (Travie is the leader), and then these flamboyant androgynous Dandy vamps, no no no it makes sense, Brendon Urie’s in it and William Beckett is the leader and he turned me and it’s all vaguely homoerotic. oh and I can fly and play bass at the same time. What does this have to do with the actual song? ha ha ha ha nothing man, rock and roll. [1]

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  1. post by shakespeareandpunk, APRIL 01 2014