______ is _____, and So Am I, According to Popular Songs

by Maija Kappler

“The moon is high, and so am I”
— Roger Miller, “The Moon Is High”

“The night is young, and so am I”
— Men Without Hats, “Safety Dance”

“The moon is rising, and so am I”
 — AC/DC, “Let’s Get It Up”

“Life is hard, and so am I”
 — Eels, “Novocaine for the Soul”

“Life is short, and so am I”
 — Best Coast, “Who Have I Become”

“Life’s a bitch, and so am I”
 — Green Day, “The Grouch”

Maija Kappler is a writer, astrology buff, and Patrick Swayze enthusiast from Montreal, Quebec. Once, in a job interview, she listed her interests as “feminism and TV.” The job later went to someone else.