Song: You Make Me

Running Time: 3:06

Year: 1987

Album: Even Worse, Al-In-The-Box, Fat

Style Parody: "Grey Matter" by Oingo Boingo

Genre: New wave

Lyrics: Lyrics

Video: None

Download/Listen: None

Forum: Forum Discussion Page


  • In the liner notes for Permanent Record, Al states that this song is "about as close as I've ever come to writing a real love song."
  • The lyrics about Al wanting to watch the Gong Show is a reference to the debut appearance of The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the aforementioned program
  • The lyric about wanting to study neurosurgery may be a reference to the song "Grey Matter", as it is the major component of the central nervous system
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