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Allen Simpson

Allen Simpson is an L.A.-based composer and songwriter and recently wrote the song “High to be Loathed” for FOX’s The Simpsons, sung by Harry Shearer as Mr. Burns (in the episode “Gorgeous Grandpa”). He was also composer and co-lyricist for the Saturn Award winning musical Fellowship!, a musical parody of The Fellowship of the Ring. He’s written songs for writer/director David Zucker (Airplane!, Police Squad!) and has has created music for the The Sarah Silverman Program, VH-1’s Acceptable TV and the DVD for Jack Black’s Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny. He’s collaborated with directors/producers Dan Harmon (Community, Monster House) and Rob Schrab (The Sarah Silverman Program, Children’s Hospital) numerous times, and he’s had music on ABC, VH-1, Comedy Central, FX, PAX-TV, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ EveThe Wayne Brady Show and many other shows and films. He also plays live keyboards and guitar for many comedy groups around L.A., including The Groundlings, ComedySportz, Theatresports, Impro Theatre, Second City and I.O. West.