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Album cover parody of Futures [2 LP] by Jimmy Eat World
Parody album cover
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Jimmy Eat world

Band Name Origins:

  • The guitarist's (Tom Linton) brother drew a picture of another of his brothers (who was portly and named Jimmy) eating the Earth. Submitted by: daniel
  • the story actually is that when lead singer jimmy was a kid, his brother got p***ed at him one day and drew a picture of him (jimmy) mouth wide open over a circle... the caption said "jimmy eat world" Submitted by: belinda

Stupid Band Names:

  • How big is Jimmy he can eat the whole world? Submitted by: Nurul
  • If Jimmy eats the world, there will be no one left to listen to his music.... Submitted by: Rychendroll
  • How hungry are you? He wasn't kidding when he said "I could eat a horse". In fact, he went much further than eating a horse. Submitted by: Travis
  • Jimmy Eat World? How fat does this Jimmy guy have to be? Godzilla Eat World would make more sense, but whatever. Also, the initials spell JEW. Don't think that's supposed to mean anything though. Submitted by: Tony

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Jimmy Feed WorldThey can make a charity single on world hunger.Archie C.
Jimmy Throw Up WorldEating the world would make Jimmy sick.Leonard Conehead
Jimmy Spit World Back OutCome on, Jimmy. Be nice.The Stupid Genius
Jimmy Feels SickThis is Jimmy after he ate the world.Travis

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Ape Raise Chorus""A Praise Chorus"Regina Haniger
"Whorehouse""Your House"Lizzie

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Watching TV," Roger Waters"The Middle," Jimmy Eat World
"Gimme A Feeling," Ace Frehley"Pain," Jimmy Eat World
"How To Be A Millionaire," ABC"Work," Jimmy Eat World
"Help Me Rhonda," The Beach Boys"Work," Jimmy Eat World
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Pin" originally "Pain"
"Pan" originally "Pain"
"Polars" originally "Polaris"
"Spat Out of Luck" originally "Splat Out of Luck"
"Wok" originally "Work"
Jimmy Eat World loves their chinese food!

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Paint" originally "Pain"
Yvette Bristle
"Delectable (Give It Up)" originally "Electable (Give It Up)"
But why give something up if it's delectable?
"Selectable (Give It Up)" originally "Electable (Give It Up)"
"Get Wit Faster" originally "Get It Faster"
Ava Murphy
"Get Bit Faster" originally "Get It Faster"
Daisy Pappus

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Erectable (Give It Up)" originally "Electable (Give It Up)"
"Ejectable (Give It Up)" originally "Electable (Give It Up)"
"Get It Easter" originally "Get It Faster"
Valerie Cameron
"Wet It Faster" originally "Get It Faster"
Daisy Pappus
"Bet It Faster" originally "Get It Faster"
Daisy Pappus

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


June 17
a parody of "The Middle" by Jimmy Eat World
A man that works at an amusement park tells a young girl that she is too short to ride on one of the attractions. (Mp3)
Sep 22
a parody of "Pain" by Jimmy Eat World
A clever twist on the original emo song. They're talking about emotional pain, I'm talking about physical pain. OUCH!!! (MP3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"23""23 (Year in Review)"Arch Vile
"The Middle""No title (The Wine Song)"The UK Warden
"The Middle""Too Little"Blaydeman
"Pain""Much Worse Pain"Matthias
"Pain""Took My Brain Away"Agrimorfee
"Ten""Fall Formal"Chris Kilo
"Cautioners""My Continuing Attempt to Tell Her How I Feel"Chris Kilo
"The Middle""Cannibal"Weird Alex

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
PainTylenolThe Dudeman
Feeling LuckyLottery CompaniesOptonox
Futures'The 4400' (Series on USA Network)retsehcekim
The MiddleOreosbridget
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Cheating Gets It FasterRelationship CounsellingMatt Black
Drugs Or MeDrug Help LineAaron
WorkUnemployment Hotlineretsehcekim
PainDoctor's office/surgeon*katie
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
In A Big Country
   Big Country
The Middle
   Jimmy Eat World
In The Middle Of A Big Country
Joe Siebert
Cute Girl
   Jay Chou
Bleed American
   Jimmy Eat World
Bleed Cute American Girl
The Middle
   Jimmy Eat World
   Goo Goo Dolls
The Middle Name
The Middle
   Jimmy Eat World
   Jimmy Buffett
In The Middle Of Margaritaville
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Ready For Jimmy To Eat World
Ready For The World combined with Jimmy Eat World
Submitted By: Reggie Pillbox
Jimmy Eat Soul World
Jimmy Soul combined with Jimmy Eat World
Submitted By: Raphael
Great Big Jimmy Eat SeaWorld
Great Big Sea combined with Jimmy Eat World
Submitted By: Raphael
Jinny Eat World
Jimmy Eat World combined with Jinny
Jinny was an Italian-based Eurodance band active for part of the 1990s.
Submitted By: Liza Lott

There are additional Jimmy Eat World Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"If You Don't, Don't"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would you meme this, please, if it happens?
Original Lyrics:
Would you mean this, please, if it happens?
"Big Casino"
Misheard Lyrics:
When they draw my name from the monitor
Original Lyrics:
When they draw my name from the lottery
"Bleed American"
Misheard Lyrics:
Salt, sweet sugar daddy ass balls
Original Lyrics:
Salt, sweat, sugar on the asphalt
"Authority Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't see my fee as too high
Original Lyrics:
I don't seem obvious do I?
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Authority Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't see my fee as too high
Original Lyrics:
I don't seem obvious do I?

Story about this misheard lyric by: Trent

For over 20 years I've sung this lyric incorrectly.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"The Middle"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
It just takes some time
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride
Everything, everything will be just fine
Everything, everything will be alright.
Why They're Repetitive:
If that's true, why does he have to repeat it to her over and over again?
Submitted by: rocky
"Just Watch The Fireworks"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I promised I's see this again
I promised I'd see this with you now.
Why They're Repetitive:
Because they go on, over and over again, for like 7 minutes. OK OK I get it, you've seen it before!
Submitted by: cal
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

The Nonsensical Lyrics:
The sweetness will not be concerned with me.
Why They're Nonsensical:
...say what?! What do you mean, "sweetness will not be concerned"? You are absolutely right..."sweetness" cannot be concerned at all whatsoever... so why even mention it?
Submitted by: Laura
"A Praise Chorus"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
So come on Davey, sing me something that I know
Why They're Nonsensical:
This one seems to be pretty nonsensical, 'til you check the liner note -- who the heck is Davey? Answer: He is the lead singer of the band, the Promise Ring, who Jimmy Eat World used to open for back in the day. Many of the verses in 'A Praise Chorus' come from the Promise Ring.
Submitted by: Jeremy H.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"A Praise Chorus"
The Song Lyrics:
Crimson and clover, over and over
Song They Mention:
"Crimson and Clover" by Tommy James and the Shondells. (In fact, this particular line also appears in that song!)
Submitted by: Nat
"A Praise Chorus"
The Song Lyrics:
Our house in the middle of the street,
Why did we ever meet?
Started my rock 'n' roll fantasy.
Don't, don't, don't let's start,
Why did we ever part?
Kickstart my rock 'n' roll heart.
Song They Mention:
"Our House" by Madness; "Why Did We Ever Meet?" by The Promise Ring; "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy" by Bad Company; "Don't Let's Start" by They Might Be Giants; and "Kickstart My Heart" by Motley Crue. Whew!
Submitted by: Nat
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
I always believed in futures.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Band Name Anagrams:

Jimmy Rated Owl Submitted by: Susan
Jimmy Rated Low Submitted by: Susan

Song Title Anagrams:

"Bawl Easy" originally "Always Be"
Submitted by: Lizzie
"Did He Melt?" originally "The Middle"
I would hope not!
Submitted by: Susie Creamcheese
"Idled Them" originally "The Middle"
Submitted by: Susie Creamcheese

Song Title Acrostics:

AM: "Anderson Mesa"
Submitted by: Candy Welty
LAY: "Look At You"
Submitted by: Lizzie

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"A Craze Porous" originally "A Praise Chorus"
How can a craze be porous?
Submitted by: U. Carrie Oats
"Raff Height" originally "Half Right"
Submitted by: Lizzie
"Raff Height" originally "Half Right"
Submitted by: Lizzie
"Year Who Me" originally "Hear You Me"
Submitted by: Lizzie
"Year Who Me" originally "Hear You Me"
Submitted by: Lizzie

There are additional Song Title Spoonerisms available.

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

"A song that could be used for a hit TV show"
"The Middle" can be used for the hit ABC show "The Middle". Like "Big Balls" before it, any connection is unintentional.
Submitted by: JeReMy
"College Bands Playing "The Middle""
For NCAA March Madness 2005, an alternate version of "The Middle" was done by college bands.
Submitted by: JeReMy

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