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Band Name Origins:

  • They were performing in Australia as the Flowers, when they decided to tour the USA they found that there was a band already with the name Flowers. They had just released an album called Icehouse so they took that name to tour America and decided to keep it. Submitted by: Jot
  • The band originally were named Flowers. Their first album was named Icehouse. They decided to go to America and try and crack the music scene there, but a band over there already had a similar name. So to save money on reprinting records and covers with a new name they just did a reversal. The band was Icehouse and the album was Flowers. Submitted by: DJ

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Icehouse"The titled track appears on self-titled debut "Icehouse". According to the alternate name of the band Icehouse is Flowers. - Mickey D.

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
IglooAn igloo is a building made of ice!Bob

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Misty Vine""Miss Divine"Regina Haniger
"Missed Devine""Miss Divine"Regina Haniger
"Miss Benign""Miss Divine"Regina Haniger
"Goodnight, Mr. Walters""Goodnight, Mr. Matthews"Mickey D.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What Colour Is The Wind?," Charlie Landsborough"Electric Blue," Icehouse
"I'm Bored," The White Stripes"Nothing To Do," Icehouse
"Choice Of Colors," The Impressions"Electric Blue," Icehouse
"The Colour Of Love," Billy Ocean"Electric Blue," Icehouse
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Touch The Fir" originally "Touch The Fire"
Jessica Childress
"Touch The Ire" originally "Touch The Fire"
Jessica Childress

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Touche The Fire" originally "Touch The Fire"
Idea for an Olympic sport using fencing & fire?
Peter

Change a Letter:

"Torch The Fire" originally "Touch The Fire"
Jessica Childress
"Batman" originally "Fatman"
Melissa
"Electric Clue" originally "Electric Blue"
Karen Smith
"Electric Blur" originally "Electric Blue"
Karen Smith
"No Premises" originally "No Promises"
Serafina

There are additional Icehouse song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Electric Blue""My Russian Blue"Hellohkitteh
"Electric Blue""Eccentric Poo"Dave Calleja
"Electric Blue""Guilty Gear"Tokusou Sentai Blessranger

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Hey Little Girl"To Catch a Predator" promosDavid
Hey Little GirlTo Catch a PredatorDavid
Great Southern LandOutback SteakhouseDavid
Mr. BigMr. Big Chocolate BarsHello
Electric BlueSega Gamesluka
There are additional Icehouse commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Don't Believe AnymoreAthiests Alliance InternationDJ
Don't Believe AnymoreEvery American's Answering MachineDJ
My ObsessionObsessive Compulsives AnonymousFussBudgetVanPelt
Great Southern LandAlaskan Tourist BureauFussBudgetVanPelt
Don't Believe AnymoreSceptics AssociationFussBudgetVanPelt

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Mr. Big
   Icehouse
Big Wheel
   Icehouse
Mr. Big Wheel
Yet another combo of same-artist songs
Edward
New Shade Of Blue
   Southern Pacific
Electric Blue
   Icehouse
New Shade Of Electric Blue
Edward
Silver Blue
   Roxette
Electric Blue
   Icehouse
Silver Electric Blue
Edward
Are Friends Electric?
   Gary Numan
Electric Blue
   Icehouse
Are Friends Electric Blue?
I certainly hope not.
Edward
There are additional Icehouse duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Ice Cube House
Ice Cube combined with Icehouse
It would be freezing cold in there!
Submitted By: Gus
Crowded Icehouse
Crowded House combined with Icehouse
I'm surprised this combination was overlooked. And it's even better because they're both Australian bands.
Submitted By: Edward
Frijid Pink Icehouse
Frijid Pink combined with Icehouse
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Licehouse
Lifehouse combined with Icehouse
Eeeuuuggghhh!!
Submitted By: Fred

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just sneeze everytime you see through me
And it's all over you
Electric boobs
Original Lyrics:
I just freeze everytime you see through me
And it's all over you
Electric Blue
"Fatman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Batman, Batman give me the gun
Original Lyrics:
Fatman, Fatman give me the gun
"Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Electric bill
Original Lyrics:
Electric blue
"Man Of Colours"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am a man
A simple man
A man of courage.
Original Lyrics:
I am a man
A simple man
A man of colours
There are additional Icehouse misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Fatman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Batman, Batman give me the gun
Original Lyrics:
Fatman, Fatman give me the gun

Story about this misheard lyric by: Miles R

One of my friends sang this while we were driving. I had to correct him. His face went incredibly red.

There are additional Icehouse misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Where The River Meets The Sea"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Where the river meets the sea...
Why They're Repetitive:
The background chorus singing sounded like The Fixx's Cy Curnin.
Submitted by: Mike Hack
 

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Spanish Gold"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
We'll be rolling on forever, for a thousand years
Why They're Nonsensical:
A thousand years isn't forever
Submitted by: Brian
"Great Southern Land"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Standing at the limit of an endless ocean
Why They're Nonsensical:
Endless things don't have limits.
Submitted by: Brian

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Electric Blue"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
If a boy had a chance, a chance with someone like you
Are you gonna break his heart, let him cry for the moon
Why They're Misrhymed:
I like this song a lot, but 'you' and 'moon' don't exactly rhyme.
Submitted by: matsu
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Jimmy Dean"
The Lyrics:
See your name in lights just like Jimmy Dean
Live and die behind the wheel
Who They Mention:
James Dean
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Satellite"
The Lyrics:
Well, she's studied the movies
Ordered all the right clothes
Is she modeling Greta Garbo
Or Marilyn Monroe?
Who They Mention:
Marilyn Monroe
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional Icehouse celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Cadillac"
The Lyrics:
And the red lights are flashing
When crashing the car
It's a Cadillac, baby
Product Brand Name:
Cadillac Motors
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Sunrise"
The Song Lyrics:
In seventeen seconds, the world explodes
Song They Mention:
"Seventeen Seconds" by The Cure
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Harbour Town"
The Song Lyrics:
And anywhere you look
There's a smooth operator just playing the game
Song They Mention:
"Smooth Operator" by Sade
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional Icehouse Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Satellite"
Opening Lines:
Satellite...Satellite...Satellite...Satellite...
Comments:
That's right!
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Miss Divine"
Opening Lines:
Hey yeah, hey yeah, I was spellbound by MIss Divine
Comments:
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional Icehouse spelling lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

I Hoe Cues Submitted by: Reptone
Ahem...no comment!
I Cue Hose Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
Oh, Use Ice Submitted by: Joy Stick
Hoe Is Cue Submitted by: Joy Stick
I Cue Hoes Submitted by: Joy Stick

There are additional Icehouse Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Truce Ice Bell" originally "Electric Blue"
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Spoonerism" originally "No Promises"
Submitted by: Logan

Backwards Messages:

"Mercy On The Boy"
At the very beginning of the song, the words are indistinct, probably sounds like "I've got a pocket full of holes", what the hell?
Submitted by: Mickey D.

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Big Wheel"
1999 film with Doug McCallie
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Miracle Mile"
1988 film with Anthony Edwards & Mare Winningham
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"The Great Divide"
1915 silent film featuring House Peters
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Sunrise"
2008 recent film with Rudolf Martin
Submitted by: Mickey D.

There are additional Icehouse Movies Named After Song Titles available.

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Jimmy Dean"
The Lyrics:
Well, now, he's a rebel without a cause
Hey, c'mon, let's make a deal
Why:
"Rebel Without A Cause" is the name of the James Dean movie, and "Let's Make A Deal" is the name of the game show with Monty Hall in it.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

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