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Band Name Origins:

  • They took their name from a line in the Stranglers Song "Toiler on the Sea" on the Black and White album, of which the band were fans (NOT "Tank" which is on the same album). Submitted by: Mark T
  • After The Novel 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull', by Richard Bach Submitted by: Hello Konichiwa

Former Career:

Name
New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Mike Score""Hairdresser" - Fly Seagull Fly!

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Space Age Love Song"I saw your eyes,
And you made me smile;
For a little while
I was falling in love. - British Bullcrap

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
A Flock Of Gulls"Seagull" isn't in any bird species' official namePenny Nichols

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Iran (so far away)""I ran"bodhidharma13
"I Walked""I Ran"weedgee

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"It's Not Me Talking,"Really then who is?ThatAwesomeGuy

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"An Old Fashioned Love Song," Three Dog Night"Space Age Love Song," Flock Of Seagulls
"Run Like Hell," Pink Floyd"I Ran (So Far Away)," A Flock Of Seagulls
"Why Did I Let You Go?," V*Enna"I Ran (So Far Away)," A Flock Of Seagulls
"Run, Run, Run," The Who"I Ran (So Far Away)," A Flock Of Seagulls
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Space Age Love Son" originally "Space Age Love Song"
michelle (hell in mice)
"Pace Age Love Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
michelle (hell in mice)

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Spaced Age Love Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
Naomi Swanson
"Story Of A Young Hearth" originally "Story Of A Young Heart"
Alicia Sturdivant
"I Rang" originally "I Ran"
Also an irregular past-tense verb!
John
"I Rank" originally "I Ran"
Meredith Corpening
"I Rant" originally "I Ran"
Calop

Change a Letter:

"Space Age Lore Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
Sam Bucus the elder
"Spacy Age Love Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
michelle (hell in mice)
"Spare Age Love Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
michelle (hell in mice)
"Spade Age Love Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
michelle (hell in mice)
"Space Age Dove Song" originally "Space Age Love Song"
Penny Nichols

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I Ran (So Far Away)""I Fan (While You Eat Grapes)"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I Ran (So Far Away)""Don't Cry Ran (Shinichi Kudo's Song)"AznSensazn
"I Ran So Far Away""My Ram Smashed Cars All Day"DJ Blaze
"I Ran""I Ran (The Saga of Sir Robin)"Warren Baker
"I Ran""Iran"Stormin Norman the nag
"I Ran (So Far Away)""I Sang (Without Delay)"AV1988
"I Ran""PSX Games"Erik 'Taz' Mokracek
"I Ran""PSX Games"Erik 'Taz' Mokracek
"Heartbeat Like A Drum""Kill The Heartburn With A Tum"Hello Konichiwa
"Nightmares""White Bears"FlockFan

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
I RanNike Running Shoesredsoxfan
Wishing (If I Had A Photograph of You)Camera PhonesHello Konichiwa
Space Age Love SongOnline Dating ServiceEd
I RanCopsBIG e
I RanNike ShoesWHATthe
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Heartbeat Like A DrumHeart Attack Relief CentreFlockFan
ElectricsPower PlantHello
I Ran (So Far Away)Missing Persons Hotlineanonymous

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Complicated
   Avril Lavigne
A Space Age Love Song
   A Flock Of Seagulls
A Complicated Space Age Love Song
Edward
It Was Almost Like A Song
   Ronnie Milsap
Space Age Love Song
   A Flock Of Seagulls
It Was Almost Like A Space Age Love Song
Edward
You Send Me
   Sam Cooke
Messages
   A Flock Of Seagulls
You Send Me Messages
Vic George
It Must Have Been Love
   Roxette
Space Age Love Song
   A Flock Of Seagulls
It Must Have Been A Space Age Love Song
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Flock of Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her
Seagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her combined with Flock of Seagulls
Submitted By: Andy
The Flock Of Seagulls
The Flock combined with A Flock Of Seagulls
I bet some people have mistakenly called the second band this, not realizing the importance of the *indefinite* article "a" at the beginning.
Submitted By: Pete & Repete
Patti Drew A Flock Of Seagulls
Patti Drew combined with A Flock Of Seagulls
Submitted By: Candy Welty
The Academy Is A Flock Of Seagulls
The Academy Is... combined with A Flock Of Seagulls
An idea for Disney/Pixar's next movie!
Submitted By: John Phillips Screwdriver

There are additional Flock Of Seagulls Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"I Ran So Far Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Iraq
Iraq's so far away
I just ran in
Iraq all night and day
Original Lyrics:
And I ran
I ran so far away
I just ran
I ran all night and day
"Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wouldn't spend my life over you
Original Lyrics:
I wouldn't spend my life just wishing
"I Ran"
Misheard Lyrics:
Iran's so far away.
Original Lyrics:
I ran so far away.
"I Ran So Far Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
With all the hair and stormy eyes
Original Lyrics:
With auburn hair and tawny eyes
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"I Ran (So Far Away)"
Misheard Lyrics:
A clot, a pencil, Buckle head!
A peter blight comes shining down on you
Shining down on you.
The plot of movie, Clearasil
Aurora Borealis cums in you!
Aurora cums in you!
Original Lyrics:
A cloud appears above your head
A beam of light comes shining down on you
Shining down on you
The cloud is moving nearer still
Aurora Borealis comes in view
Aurora comes in view.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Patrick Naughton

Keep in mind I was a little kid and I had just learned what cum was. Strangely, my brother, who was 6 years older, thought my lyrics much better so I think he kind of re-enforced and encouraged me.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"I Ran (So Far Away)"
Better Lyrics:
Iran is right next to Iraq
Original Lyrics:
I ran, I ran so far away
Submitted by: Bill Stewart
"I Ran So Far Away"
Better Lyrics:
...and Iran...Iran's so far away....
Original Lyrics:
...and I ran...I ran so far away....
Submitted by: karen
"I Ran (So Far Away)"
Better Lyrics:
I drive along the avenue I never thought I'd meet a guy like you
Meet a guy like you With chestnut hair and charcoal eyes
The kind of eyes that hypnotize me through Hypnotize me through
Original Lyrics:
I walk along the avenue I never thought I'd meet a girl like you
Meet a girl like you With almond hair and tawny eyes
The kind of eyes that hypnotize me through Hypnotize me through
Submitted by: Navi

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Electrics"
The Funny Lyrics:
Electrics in my hair.
Why They're Funny:
Obiously Mike Score would have to use electrics in one form or another to get a hairdo like that!
Submitted by: Hello Konichiwa
 

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"The Story Of A Young Heart"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
This is the story of a young heart.
Why They're Repetitive:
This line is repeated 4 times in the chorus, which is repeated about 4 times throughout the entire song (though the last time the chorus is repeated, the lead singer breaks it up with "you know they're gonna break your young heart"). Also the line "the story of a young heart" is repeated four times in the verses.
Submitted by: Vic George
"Who's That Girl? (Shes Got It!)"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
She's Got It! She's Got It! She's Got It!
Who's That Girl? Who's That Girl?
Yeah! Who's That Girl?
Why They're Repetitive:
Although A great song, there really isnt too much lyric diversity.
Submitted by: Hemlock Somes
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"I Ran (so Far Away)"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I ran, i raaan so far away,
I couldnt get away
Why They're Insincere:
How far did you actually run if you couldn't get away?, Were you trapped in her house or somthing and just kept running around the room?
Submitted by: Peter Matthews
"(I Wish I Was) European "
The Insincere Lyrics:
I Wish I was, a European. I Wish I Had, European Style.
Why They're Insincere:
You Are European! Whats Next? Bob Seger's (I Wish I Was) American? Ricky Martin's (I Wish I Was) Latin?
Submitted by: Coolio

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Heart Of Steel"
Opening Lines:
Heart of steel, heart of stone, what I feel, I don't know.
Comments:
From their 1984 The Story Of A Young Heart album.
Submitted by: Vic George
"Man Made"
Opening Lines:
Man made machines to make music for the man
Comments:
From their 1982 self-titled album.
Submitted by: Vic George
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Committ Ed" originally "Committed"
Might keep Ed safe to committ him.
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Ira N." originally "I Ran"
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening
"Iran (So Faraway)" originally "I Ran (So Far Away)"
Well, Iran is a faraway kind of place.
Submitted by: hamburger456
"Iran" originally "I Ran"
Submitted by: crazydon

Band Name Anagrams:

Elk Also Scuff Goal Submitted by: Candy Welty
A Folk Collage Fuss Submitted by: Candy Welty
Casual Elk Slog Off Submitted by: Candy Welty
Colossal Fake Gulf Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Anagrams:

"Ira N." originally "I Ran"
Also a space-change!
Submitted by: Dorothy Jansen
"Escape Vegan Logos" originally "Space Age Love Song"
Submitted by: Rodney
"Ian R." originally "I Ran"
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening
"Rain" originally "I Ran"
How could anyone miss this?
Submitted by: British Bullcrap

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Start Of Heel" originally "Heart Of Steel"
Submitted by: Sam Bucus the elder

Band Name Spoonerisms:

A Sea Of Flockgulls originally "A Flock of Seagulls"
Submitted by: Unagi
A Sock Of Fleagulls originally "A Flock Of Seagulls"
Submitted by: Kayla Stewart

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Their lead singer's hairstyle"
Come on, you've seen it.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Beach Vacations
You find seagulls at the beach
Submitted by: Rychendroll

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