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Album cover parody of We Are Not Alone by Breaking Benjamin
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Some memories I remember...and some I don't
...and the ones I don't remember are the best of them all!
- Ben Burnley
Submitted by: BenFan
I'm in a band, how smart can I be?
- Ben Burnley
Submitted by: Fudge
There are additional music quotes available.

Band Name Origins:

  • The lead singer of the band, Benjamin Burnley and he ex-drummer of the band, Jeremy Hummel, founded this band. When performing at a local show, Benjamin broke the microphone after he finished singing. Thus, the name came up. 2 memebers from Lifer joined the band. Then it changed its name to Plan 9. It didn't work very well, and Jeremy Hummel left the band and slapped a federal lawsuit on the remaining band members claiming that he wasn't paid for the songs he helped write. The band then changed their name back to Breaking Benjamin. Submitted by: cR@zYfR0gE$$
  • They were never, ever called Strangers With Candy. Strangers With Candy became Driver then Lifer. Then members of SWC migrated the Breaking Benjamin who used to be Plan 9. Submitted by: STRANGER4LIFE

Stupid Band Names:

  • It sounds like someone is trying to break poor Benjamin in half. I heard this name and I wanted to do that too. Submitted by: Travis
  • Shattering some poor guy's bones isn't my idea of a cool band name. Submitted by: Jonathan S.

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Topless"Seriously, what is this song even about? The word 'topless' isn't mentioned, and to my knowledge, the song has nothing to do with people with no shirts on... "I loathe your face, just get away. I'm on my knees, f**k you, f**k me." is the i should be called something like "Loathe You" or "Hatred" or something...but topless?!? - Weily_Coyote

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Fixing BenjaminYou're not going to leave Benjamin broken are you?Travis

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Diarrhea Of Jane""Diary Of Jane"Tiffany Furlong
"Just Don't Remember It""Forget It"Jared

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"No Games,"Games exist.Yvette Bristle

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Hail To The King," Avenged Sevenfold"I Will Not Bow," Breaking Benjamin
"The Ballad of Bill Hubbard," Roger Waters"Unknown Soldier," Breaking Benjamin
"Corporal Clegg," Pink Floyd"Unknown Soldier," Breaking Benjamin
"Evening Falls," Enya"Lights Out," Breaking Benjamin
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hat Lies Beneath" originally "What Lies Beneath"
Beneath what?
Kimberly Townsend
"Diary Of Jan" originally "Diary Of Jane"
R. Jeanine O'Succinate
"Mediate" originally "Medicate"
Marcia Todd

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"What Plies Beneath" originally "What Lies Beneath"
Kimberly Townsend
"What Flies Beneath" originally "What Lies Beneath"
Kimberly Townsend
"What Lives Beneath" originally "What Lies Beneath"
Kimberly Townsend
"Diary Of Jayne" originally "Diary Of Jane"
R. Jeanine O'Succinate
"Diary Of Janet" originally "Diary Of Jane"
R. Jeanine O'Succinate

Change a Letter:

"What Dies Beneath" originally "What Lies Beneath"
So explains the smell?
"Sample Design" originally "Simple Design"
"Diary Of June" originally "Diary Of Jane"
Samantha Wayland
"Diary Of Jake" originally "Diary Of Jane"
Samantha Wayland
"Meditate" originally "Medicate"
Marcia Todd

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"The Diary Of Jane""The Diary Of Chels"Karl Hook Willers
"Diary of Jane""Drive Through"Mike Chun
"Follow""Follow"Weily Coyote
"Polyamorous""Real Gratuitous"Weily Coyote
"Dance With The Devil""Howl With The White Wolf"Wolfie
"Medicate""Sell Out"Will
"Breath""The Ballad of Rocky Balboa"STRANGER4LIFE
"Breath""Breasts"Jarvis Procter
"Breath""Soul"Spaztastic Spaz™
"Diary Of Jane""Diarrhea Pain"Stephen Vick

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
FireflyExternal Lighting LampsSara
Shallow BayA holiday parkSara
MedicateMedicinal DrugsSara
Unknown SoldierUS ArmyMegan
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
You Fight MeUnited NationsMegan
Dance With The DevilChurch schoolMegan
Forget ItAmnesia ClinicMadDog
Next To NothingHomeless ShelterAqwe
Wish I MayMake A Wish FoundationMe
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Don't Close Your Eyes
Until The End
   Breaking Benjamin
Don't Close Your Eyes Until The End
The Blue
   David Gilmour
   Breaking Benjamin
The Blue Rain
Sounds like a calming New Age song.
Relight My Fire
   Take That
   Breaking Benjamin
Relight My Firefly
Dance With The Devil
   Breaking Benjamin
Blue Velvet
   Bobby Vinton
Dance With The Devil In Blue Velvet
Woo, that doesn't look good!
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Aretha Breaking Benjamin Franklin
Aretha Franklin combined with Breaking Benjamin
Submitted By: Marcia Todd
Breaking Benjamin Folds Five
Breaking Benjamin combined with Ben Folds Five
Submitted By: Donna Gelpigi
Breaking Benjamin Franklin
Breaking Benjamin combined with Aretha Franklin
Submitted By: Rpollck
Breaking Records
Breaking Benjamin combined with The Records
Anyone with THIS name would have a lot to live up to...
Submitted By: Sara

Misheard Lyrics:

"Red Cold River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Original Lyrics:
"Break My Fall"
Misheard Lyrics:
Break my phone.
Original Lyrics:
Break my fall.
"I Will Not Bow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Original Lyrics:
"Lights Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are such a penis
Original Lyrics:
You are such a pretty mess
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Lights Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't afford the gas, I can't afford the gas
Original Lyrics:
I can't afford to care, I can't afford to care

Story about this misheard lyric by: The Man

I thought he couldn't afford the gas. Gas prices were getting pretty high at that point so the lyric made sense.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Had Enough"
The Funny Lyrics:
You had to have it all, Well have you had enough? You greedy little bastard, You will get what you deserve.
Why They're Funny:
I love this song, perfect male bashing song! Though it is sung by guys... Hmm...
Submitted by: DitzyMe

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"So Cold"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
It's alright
Why They're Repetitive:
Dude, seriously, 9 times
Submitted by: SpiderSkull98
"Forget It"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Forget it Forget it (repeat like 16 times)
Why They're Repetitive:
Don't worry... I've already forgotten what the song's about!
Submitted by: Fudge
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

The Nonsensical Lyrics:
So sacrifice yourself and let me have what's left
Why They're Nonsensical:
Surely the whole point of a sacrifice is for there to be nothing left?
Submitted by: Nat
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I feel a hideous attraction.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Isn't 'hideous attraction' an oxymoron?
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Sooner Or Later"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
You sit and try to play me
Just like you see on TV
Why They're Misrhymed:
It's a forced rhyme.
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2
"Simple Design"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
You fall apart at the seams
I know It's not what it seems
Why They're Misrhymed:
I love this band, but rhyming basically the same word with itself is not good.
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2

Insulting Song Lyrics:

The Insulting Lyrics:
I'm waiting
I'm praying
Start hating.
Why They're Insulting:
The last line seems to give a not-so-nice command.
Submitted by: Alex
The Insulting Lyrics:
I don't care what you want I just want mine
Shut up Smart little bitch I don't need lies
Why They're Insulting:
The phrase "Shut up, smart, little bitch" is pretty insulting. =D
Submitted by: Sarah
There are additional Insulting lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

The Dirty Lyrics:
I love your face, just get away
I'm on my knees, f**k you, f**k me
Why They're Dirty:
This goes without explaining.
Submitted by: carly_carlz
The Dirty Lyrics:
'My polyamorous friend
he got me in a mess of trouble again'
'just stay away from the white light
I'd say your worst side's your best side'
Why They're Dirty:
Well I've always sort of aligned the song as a little dirty after all it does SEEM to be about getting in trouble as the result of a fling. But I have a couple of friends that love this song and totally throw my view out the window. I dunno, I just started realizing that polyamorous friend was probably a metaphor for his appendage and well most guys' I know are lead around by their penis and reason tends to go out the window when it's awake. Then getting to the line about the white light and your worst side. It sounds like it's about what happens after a guy has an orgasm and suddenly realization of what they've done and guilt comes into play. And if the song didn't have those metaphors it'd be bit more dirty. But Yeah, it's dirty because of that.
Submitted by: Jungian Freud
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"You Fight Me"
Opening Lines:
You fight me, flat on my lonely face I fell. Finding in the end, I live well.
Submitted by: Corey Larson
Opening Lines:
Submitted by: Corey Larson

Boasting in Song Lyrics:

"Blow Me Away"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Only the Strongest will survive
I'll be the one to save us all
Rather sure of yourself, aren't you?
Submitted by: Lucky

Song Title Space Change:

"Diary Of Jan E." originally "Diary Of Jane"
Submitted by: Avatarred And Feathered
"Hope Less" originally "Hopeless"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Forge Tit" originally "Forget It"
Submitted by: Anonymous One

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics:

The Lyrics:
I never wanted nothing from you, yes I do, yes I do
Never wanted nothing is a double negative...And even if he meant to say "I wanted something from you," he should have then said "yes I did," not "yes I do." It's a double fail...does that make it a success?
Submitted by: Weily Coyote

Song Title Anagrams:

"Spot Les" originally "Topless"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Do Hug A Hen" originally "Had Enough"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Hug Ed, Noah" originally "Had Enough"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Hog And Hue" originally "Had Enough"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Oh, Hug Dean" originally "Had Enough"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Mobley Away" originally "Blow Me Away"
Mobley is a surname, and even name of a Band!
Submitted by: Flora Rolf

Hidden Tracks:

It's on the "Saturate" album, and starts right after the last listed track, "Shallow Bay".
Submitted by: Danny Hates Dubstep
"The Diary of Jane (Acoustic)"
This track is not found among the Phobia track listing, and may actually be better than the original version of the song.
Submitted by: Danny Hates Dubstep
"The Diary of Jane (Acoustic)"
This track is not found among the Phobia track listing, and may actually be better than the original version of the song.
Submitted by: Danny Hates Dubstep
"The Diary of Jane (Acoustic)"
The acoustic version of "The Diary of Jane", featuring Sebastian Davin of Dropping Daylight, is the last track on the album and is not mentioned in the track listing.
Submitted by: Danny Hates Dubstep

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