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Album cover parody of Reproduction by The Human League
Parody album cover
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Human Legue

Band Name Origins:

  • After briefly considering ABCD, they chose The Human League, a name taken from a science-fiction board game called "Star Force". Martyn Ware: "There were all these scenarios in the back for various wars in the future, and one of these, for a stage 'round about 2180, where there were two main empires - The Pansantient Hegemony and The Human League. The Human League centred around Earth and the scenario was called The Rise Of The Human League. So we stole it." (source: http://blindyouth.co.uk/) Submitted by: Eric Svoboda
  • they got there name from the uk comic 2000ad which featured Judge Dredd. In one Dredd story the human league were a band of civilians who hated robots and used to smash them up Submitted by: scottian

Stupid Band Names:

  • Uh....well obviously they'll be all human...I mean, no intelligent life has been found outside this planet...come to think of it, there isn't much intelligent life HERE, either...look at the people that came up with this band name for instance... Submitted by: Bye-Gon Jinx

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Love Action (I Believe In Love)""This is Phil talking" (a lyric sung by the male singer Phil Oakey) - Archie C.
"Human"In 1986, this band released a song whose title consisted of half their name; it went to #1 in the U.S. - nally

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Being Spoiled""Being Boiled"Sonya Raynos
"Fumin'""Human"Nell Allen
"Hymen""Human"Nell Allen
"Hummin'""Human"Nell Allen

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Being Boiled,"You'd probably not survive to sing about that.Peter
"Mirror Man,"A person cannot be made from a mirror.John

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What I Am," Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians"Human," Human League
"What Do I Have To Do?," Stabbing Westward"Keep Feeling Fascination," The Human League
"Question," The Moody Blues"Don't You Want Me?," The Human League
"Fascination," Jane Morgan"Keep Feeling Fascination," Human League
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Together In Electric Reams" originally "Together In Electric Dreams"
When lovers get caught on copy machines?
Peter
"Being Oiled" originally "Being Boiled"
Dan

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Don't You Want Mae" originally "Don't You Want Me"
Heather Brockwell
"Don't You Want Moe" originally "Don't You Want Me"
Heather Brockwell
"Humane" originally "Human"
Serafina
"Don't You Want Men" originally "Don't You Want Me"
What not to say at a lesbian night club.
Edward
"Don't You Want Meg" originally "Don't You Want Me"
Edward

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Numan" originally "Human"
As in British singer Gary Numan
Serafina
"(Keep Feeding) Fascination" originally "(Keep Feeling) Fascination"
Uncle Crackerjacks
"Hunan" originally "Human"
Hunan= a Chinese province, or its revered cuisine
Joanna Whitmire
"Being Bowled" originally "Being Boiled"
As in bowled over
Lydia Helton
"Being Bailed" originally "Being Boiled"
Lydia Helton

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Mar 12
a parody of "(Keep Feeling) Fascination" by The Human League
After a long hiatus from recording parodies, I finally got around to recording this one! This is one of those parodies that kinda writes themselves after hearing the original version.
http://stream.uhtc.net: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"(Keep Feeling) Fascination""(Releasing) Flatulation"Professor Incubus
"Don't You Want Me""Won't You Draw Me"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Don't You Want Me""Vote for Romney?"Chris Bodily TM
"Don't You Want Me""Don't You Want Me, Penny"Big Willy
"Don't You Want Me, Baby""You Don't Suit Me, Ray Bans"Christopher Long
"Don't You Want Me""Don't Mop With Him"Matthias
"(Keep Feeling) Fascination""(Keep Craving) Exsanguination"Wax Frog
"Human""Cumin"Phil Nelson
"Don't You Want Me""Don't Chew On Me"Below Average Dave
"Human""Truman"JCO

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Being BoiledRestaurantWanda Pierce
Don't You Want MeAbortion ClinicEd
(Keep Feeling) FascinationStalking Victims HotlineMartha Irvin

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Why
   Annie Lennox
Don't You Want Me
   Human League
Why Don't You Want Me?
Serafina
I Am, I Said
   Neil Diamond
Human
   Human League
I Am Human, I Said
Serafina
I Can Only Love You Like A Man
   Trace Adkins
Mirror Man
   Human League
I Can Only Love You Like A Mirror Man
Peter
Blue Rose Is
   Pam Tillis
Being Boiled
   Human League
Blue Rose Is Being Boiled
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Justice League
Justice combined with Human League
The name of a famous DC Comics superhero team.
Submitted By: Johnny Nguyen
Major League
Major Lance combined with Human League
As in Major League Baseball, or a movie series that is loosely based on it.
Submitted By: Ed
The National League
The National combined with Human League
One of the two subleagues in Major League Baseball! (Btw, the first group is an indie-rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio... which is home to one team of the National League... namely the Reds!)
Submitted By: Jeffrey
The American League
The American Breed combined with Human League
One of the two subleagues of Major League Baseball.
Submitted By: Jeffrey

There are additional Human League Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"(Keep Feeling) Facination"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep dreaming past the nation
Original Lyrics:
Keep feeling facination
"Mirror Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes the Mirror Man - Says he's a pig-boy fan.
Original Lyrics:
Says he's a people fan.
"Don't You Want Me?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Push your legs behind if you think you've changed your mind.
Original Lyrics:
It's much too late to find
You think you've changed your mind.
"Mirror Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes the mirror man
Says he's a peep hole fan.
Original Lyrics:
Here comes the mirror man
Says he's a people fan.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Mirror Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes the Mirror Man - Says he's a pig-boy fan.
Original Lyrics:
Says he's a people fan.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Kent Owl

Human League are a Sheffield band. Phil Oakey supported Sheffield Wednesday. Sheffield Wednesday call Sheffield United "The Pigs". If you actually listen carefully to the end of the track you will hear the sound of a pig grunting behind the very final lines of the song. Of course it would have been too inflammatory to include "pig boy fan" in the lyrics and may have lost a lot of local (Sheffield) fans.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Don't You Want Me"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Don't you want me, baby?
Don't you want me, ohhhh!
Why They're Repetitive:
She doesn't want you!
Submitted by: lebeiw15
 

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Don't You Want Me?"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Don't you want me, baby?
Why They're Nonsensical:
This line could also go under the repetitive category, but it's nonsensical because if you have to ask that question to someone, they don't want you. Especially if in the context of the song, it implies that the person doesn't want him (which seems to be the case here).
Submitted by: WorkmanD.
 

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Human"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I'm only human
Of flesh and blood I'm made
I'm only human
Born to make mistakes
Why They're Misrhymed:
Like writing these lyrics?
Submitted by: britpop
"Human"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Of flesh and blood I'm made
Human
Born to make mistakes
Why They're Misrhymed:
Since when did a word ending in '-ade' rhyme with a word ending in '-akes'?
Submitted by: Soilinada

Boasting in Song Lyrics:

"Don't You Want Me"
The Boasting Lyrics:
But don't forget it's me who put you where you are now
And I can put you back down too
Comments:
Is he bragging to his girlfriend/ star discovery about how he "turned her into someone new" and possibly threatening her if she leaves him?
Submitted by: Join the League!
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Being Boil Ed" originally "Being Boiled"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

A Humane Glue Submitted by: Ribert D. Arndt Jr.
Huge Anal Emu Submitted by: Brown Ant
Game Hen Luau Submitted by: Emily Lime

Song Title Anagrams:

"Lob Neat Hen" originally "The Lebanon"
But why??
Submitted by: O.J. Chamberlain
"You Wanted Tom N." originally "Don't You Want Me?"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"No Nutty Meadow" originally "Don't You Want Me?"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Unnamed Town Toy" originally "Don't You Want Me?"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Not Muted, No Way" originally "Don't You Want Me?"
I want to hear the audio.
Submitted by: Anna Graham

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Won't You Daunt Me" originally "Don't You Want Me"
Submitted by: Yvonne Sindri

Lighter Side of Serious Bands:

"Don't You Want Me"
Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones had an affair with Russian art student Ekaterina Ivanova. He left his wife of 20+ years for her. She was moonlighting as a waitress in a cocktail bar when he met her. However, his crazy antics due to alcoholism and possibly cocaine use scared her away. Note, I said SHE WAS WORKING AS A WAITRESS IN A COCKTAIL BAR - isn't that scenario right out of a Human League classic hit? It's so TRUE TO LIFE, isn't it - and I just mentioned a Roxy Music song here as well! ; )
Submitted by: Human Race Big Time Leaguer

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