If your life had its own theme song, what would it be? Mine's Dreams by The Cranberries. I'm not sure why, but it's resonated with me strongly for fourteen years.
UPDATE: In the comments, Gavin Richardson writes:
i've always thought of something by 'they might be giants' maybe "birdhouse in your soul." not as intimidating as "shaft" but it'll do.
Having met Gavin, I agree that Shaft is definitely appropriate for him.