The Baby Is You
|Title:||The Baby Is You|
|Creator:||Radiation (Toby Fox) & various|
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The Baby Is You is a rock opera musical made by Radiation & friends, roughly 14 minutes long and consisting of 11 parts. It includes art by astroliner. It is a deliberately crude work about mpreg made in reaction of rules on the MS Paint Adventures forums.
The MSPA forum's Art forum had a "no pregnant kids" rule, and there was some wank and discussion about censorship. Radiation decided to test the rule (quote: "i wonder if the pregnant kids thing extends to song") by creating an album that centers around Dave Strider giving birth to John Egbert. The album can be considered a deliberate shockfic due to this.
The Baby Is You was posted on the forum on October 14, 2010. It was quickly met with shock and horror, as well as some amusement, and removed by mods a short time later. Radiation was also banned from the forum by mods, a significant reaction, considering he was on the Homestuck creators team.
On December 24, a user called "anonymousbaby" post the album on the forum again. It was removed by mods with a notice that "Posting anything from this album is unacceptable.".
- "A History of Babies" - 00:00
- "Throguh Song" - 01:00
- "The Baby is You" - 01:47
- "Bootes" - 03:26
- "Rose pragnant" - 05:15
- "The rose rap" - 06:26
- "Uh oh" - 09:11
- "Vs bros" - 09:18
- "A baby is born" - 10:44
- "A Baby Legend - The Baby is 2" - 12:14
MUSIC, VOCALS, BASICALLY EVERYTHING, ALL BABIES, KC GREEN - TOBABY "RADIBABYATION" FOX
ALBUM ART, ENABLING, HOSTING AND INCREDIBLY SOPHISTICATED AND ATTRACTIVE WEB DESIGN - MIA / ASTROLINER
ROSE (RAP) - VON FAWN
SWEET BRO, HELLA JEFF, LUIGI, BACKUP VOCALS - ARTEMIS251
THIS MIRROR - MAKIN
HOMESTUCK SOUND TEST - NIKLINK, SANCTFERRUMTEARS - ALBATROSS SOUP
The musical gamed more attention after the popularity Undertale of Radiation/Toby Fox's indie game. People unfamiliar with Homestuck who watched the musical were also shocked by it.
- 14.10.2010, THE BABY IS YOU - a new album by toby "radiation" fox w/ art by astroliner (archived 21 Jun 2013) by Radiation, Oct 13 2010
- 24.12.2011, Im having baby and the baby is you (archived June 2012) by anonymousbaby, accessed 10.12.2011