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Band Name Origins:

  • Sat in a bar one night, a friend of Dan Wilson's turned to him and asked...."Why do they only play all this semi-sonic sh*t on the radio? The name was chosen then, due to a volotile situation over their former name 'Pleasure', which was used by a death metal group! Submitted by: @shley

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Hosing Time""Closing Time"Richard Wetfuss
"Pooping In My Pants""Singing In My Sleep"rocky
"Secret Child""Secret Smile"Incubel
"Singing Radiohead ""Singing In My Sleep"Dan Abnormal
"Posing Time (Wannabe Skater Song)""Closing Time"DarkJon64

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"You're Perfect,"Nobody's perfect.Yvette Bristle

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"The Party's Over," Judy Holliday"Closing Time," Semisonic
"Here For The Party," Gretchen Wilson"Closing Time," Semisonic
"Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?," Chicago"Closing Time," Semisonic
"You're Perfect," Semisonic"Yes I Am," Melissa Etheridge
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Closing Tim" originally "Closing Time"
Naomi Swanson
"Closing Tie" originally "Closing Time"
Candy Welty
"Losing Time" originally "Closing Time"
As opposed to gaining it

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Closing Timer" originally "Closing Time"
Natalie Lundgren
"Closing Timed" originally "Closing Time"
Natalie Lundgren

Change a Letter:

"Closing Tome" originally "Closing Time"
Karen Smith
"Closing Dime" originally "Closing Time"
Karen Smith
"Closing Mime" originally "Closing Time"
Karen Smith
"Closing Lime" originally "Closing Time"
Karen Smith

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Closing Time""The First Time"Arch Vile
"Closing Time""Loading Time"Bob Gomez
"Closing Time""Loading Time"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Closing Time""Cloning Time"Matthias
"Closing Time""Voting Time"
"Closing Time""Movie Sign"Insert Coin(s) to Continue
"Closing Time""Signing Time"Tokusou Sentai Blessranger
"Closing Time""Crossing Guard"Tony Wiseguy
"Closing Time""Pizza Time"Tokusou Sentai Blessranger
"Closing Time""Closing Time"Scathe

There are additional Semisonic song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Closing TimePublic Service Anouncement: Drink ResponsiblyFundy

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Closing TimeGoing out of business saleKerry

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Hold Back The Tears
   Wang Chung
Closing Time
To Hold Back The Tears 'Cause It's Closing Time
I survived I'm still alive!
Mickey D.
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
   Alan Jackson
Closing Time
It's Closing Time Somewhere
Closing Time
Time For Me To Fly
   REO Speedwagon
Closing Time For Me To Fly
Closing Time
Time After Time
   Cyndi Lauper
Closing Time After Time

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Semisonic Youth
Semisonic combined with Sonic Youth
Submitted By: Tommy
Semisonic Velocity Girl
Semisonic combined with Velocity Girl
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners
The Semisonic Jets
Semisonic combined with The Jets
Submitted By: Edward

Misheard Lyrics:

Misheard Lyrics:
All about Tennessee
Original Lyrics:
All about chemistry
"Secret Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
And smoothies improve me
Original Lyrics:
And soothe me, improve me
"Singing in My Sleep"
Misheard Lyrics:
All alone, Barnes & Noble passed
Original Lyrics:
All alone on the overpass
"Closing Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know who would let me take me home
Original Lyrics:
I know who would want to take me home
There are additional Semisonic misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Closing Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every new beginning comes from summer, fall and winter's end
Original Lyrics:
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

It sure sounded like summer! But we all should know it was about a last call at a bar.

There are additional Semisonic misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Closing Time"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I know who I want to take me home
Why They're Repetitive:
So who do you want? You keep singing this line over and over again
Submitted by: crazydon

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Closing Time"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
So gather up your jackets
Move it to the exits
Why They're Misrhymed:
Jackets does not rhyme with exits. 'Nuff said.
Submitted by: R-16

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Gone to the Movies"
The Lyrics:
City sky reflects the silver street below
And it covers up the cars and the Wall-
Flowers cd ended half an hour
Who They Mention:
The Wallflowers (Jacob Dylan's band)
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"Never You Mind"
The Lyrics:
Switch on the box Mr. Spock is on the table
Dr. McCoy is unable to connect his brain
Who They Mention:
Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy)
Dr. McCoy (DeForest Kelley) from the original Star Trek Series
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"No One Else"
The Lyrics:
You're the only one
Who did everything right
Come play with me
Come to change my mind
Sleepy Valium
Low red light in the wine
Product Brand Name:
the drug Valium
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"Never You Mind"
The Lyrics:
Open the blinds and the world is in rotation
Shaking my mind like an Etch-a-Sketch erasing
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
There are additional Semisonic product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"I'll Feel For You"
The Song Lyrics:
'Cause it's the thing to do
And it seems your mouth's forgotten how to sing,
"Call Me"
Song They Mention:
Call Me by Blondie
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
I remember when I found out about chemistry.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Closing Time"
Opening Lines:
Closing time, open all the doors and let you out into the world.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Space Change:

"Closing Tim E." originally "Closing Time"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

I Miss Cone Submitted by: Melissa
I Miss Once Submitted by: Brian Kelly
Pointed out by Pop-Up Video.
No Ice, Miss Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
Ice In Moss Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
Ionic Mess Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Semisonic Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"I'm In Closet G" originally "Closing Time"
Between closets F and H?
Submitted by: Kimberly
"I Sling Comet" originally "Closing Time"
Submitted by: Joseph
"Coiling Stem" originally "Closing Time"
Submitted by: Angie O'Plasty
"Tom's Ceiling" originally "Closing Time"
Submitted by: Angie O'Plasty
"Logistic Men" originally "Closing Time"
Submitted by: Angie O'Plasty

There are additional Semisonic Song Title Anagrams available.

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