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Song Parodies -> "Re: Your Song About My Client Delilah"

Original Song Title:

"Hey There Delilah"

Original Performer:

Plain White T's

Parody Song Title:

"Re: Your Song About My Client Delilah"

Parody Written by:

Spaff.com

The Lyrics

True story: Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's wrote his song about a real Delilah. The relationship, however, never happened. She wasn't interested. It seems to me, therefore, that a response is needed.
RE: YOUR SONG ABOUT MY CLIENT DELILAH

Dear Mr. Higgenson: It's me, Delilah's lawyer
I am writing to inform you there's
A third restraining order
In effect
The first two haven't stopped you yet
She's quite upset

May I remind you, Tom, my client doesn't like you
Yet you keep composing songs for her
Which means you have the IQ
Of a brick
You couldn't "hit that" with a stick
Please seek help quick

Oh, we're watching you, you creep
Oh, we're watching you, you creep
Oh, we're watching you, you freak
Oh, it's what we do all week
All the stupid week

Do not address Delilah's mother as a MILF and
Please desist from mailing puppy dogs
And photos of yourself in
Plain white T's
And next time put some pants on, please
Nice cottage cheese

My client's gone in hiding halfway 'cross the nation
But you evidently stalked her to
Her undisclosed location
In New York
You put it in your song, you dork
We're freaking torqued

Oh, were watching you, you creep
Oh, we watch you when you sleep
Oh, we watch you when you eat
Oh, we watched you take a leak

A thousand miles seems pretty far
But you've used planes and trains and cars
And pogo sticks and Segways and a horse
But we've got warrants out for you
So, Romeo, if you try to
Go near her, you'll regret the choice, of course
There's lots of guys who'd gladly pay
To make your love song go away
They'll quickly take you down without remorse
With deadly force

Dear Mr. Higgenson: This isn't 'cause I'm jealous
That I left the band for law school while
You got rich with the fellas
With your song
Here's why I took this client on:
Like you, I've wanted her so long
So it's so nice to sue you, Tom
P.S. How's Mom?

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Matthias - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I didn't think you could beat "Hey There Al-Qaida", but I was wrong. This has to be one of the best Spaff songs out there and that says a lot. I would LOVE to hear this one recorded. "You couldn't "hit that" with a stick" actually made me stop reading and burst out laughing.
Jack Wilson - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
That was AWESOME! 5s I ditto Matthias
Arwen - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Just fabulous, Spaff...very VERY funny...I loved it. Just flawless...
alvin - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
funny twist on the OS
Agrimorfee - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Not only funny, but a quite different style from the usual Spaff works. It is also very difficult to stray from original verse rhyme schemes. Great as always. 555
JP - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Super funny stuff. Even better than your first one the other day. As I said the other day, Spaff is king! Big 5's.
Red Ant - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Funny work as always, Spaff. LOts of LOL lines, but "pogo sticks and Segways and a horse" stood out for me. I, too, would love to hear this recorded.
Paul H - July 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Terrific, As my son is a lawyer, I almostI like it more the the original, almost. I would love to hear it recorded.
Kyle - July 30, 2007 - Report this comment
That "couldnt "hit that" with a stick" part is funny. This would be so funny if it was recorded.
Spaff.com - July 31, 2007 - Report this comment
Thank you very much, Matthias & Jackie & Arwen & alvin & Aggro & JP & Red & Paul & Kyle! I just received Robert Lund's recording of this - now I just have to figure out what to do with it.
HERE'S ROBERT LUND'S RECORDING - July 31, 2007 - Report this comment
http://www.spaff.com/poesy/delilah.html
Spoof-Man - August 09, 2007 - Report this comment
late on readding this...but not on loving it!! Great job spaff--6666
Spaff.com - August 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanx, Spoof-Man.
Be sure to catch Robert Lund's performace on The FuMP (it's up now) and/or the Mad Music Show and/or the Dr. Demento show. Links, again, are here:
http://www.spaff.com/poesy/delilah.html
Jonathan S. Your Favorite Pest - August 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Nicely done. Heard the recording last week on The Barry Hansen show. The whole thing was good, but in particular, it was just plain funny hearing the words "you dork" casually slipped into a soft ballad like this. AND you steered clear of profanity this time. Here's to winning your $555 lawsuit.
Jack Wilson - August 22, 2007 - Report this comment
Love the recording,better than the OS, why wanst that #1?
Somebody - August 28, 2007 - Report this comment
That was good... I like the normal song, but this one was so funny!
hello people - September 02, 2007 - Report this comment
why can't the video be on this page grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Spaff.com - September 05, 2007 - Report this comment
Jonathan: Thanks. I don't steer clear of profanity, however; I just don't use it in every case.

Jackie: Heh heh. Maybe it'll get there on Dr. Demento. (Hint hint.)

Somebody: Thanks. I prefer abnormal.

hello people: Something tells me you're not referring to videos of this parody, but in case you are, here are two of them I've found:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=MEf1FNlk6ac
http://youtube.com/watch?v=RXlX5t1K6X0
Claude Prez - September 05, 2007 - Report this comment
Wow, those youtube videos are great. Also, the ones for "99 Words for Boobs": **************************************** http://youtube.com/watch?v=jospyoIUgOQ **************************************** http://youtube.com/watch?v=RxIAg-lMd-U *************************************** I always thought some sort of extreme sports/ jackass video for "Band-Aid" would be cool. Oh, yeah, the song. Outstanding as always, but the pogo stick line is beyond hilarious. Anyone who does a video of this and doesn't include an actual person bouncing on an actual pogo stick has no business calling himself a half-assed amateur filmmaker wannabe. Okay, I think I'm done now. Happy 2003. Claude out.
Jack Wilson - September 08, 2007 - Report this comment
I finally have an idea for this! "Hey Paris, Britney and Lindsau"
Spaff.com - October 09, 2007 - Report this comment
Jackie: Done it yet?

Claude: Been away awhile, eh? You go < then *capital* BR then >. Thanx, man. And here's yet another one - this time there's a shot of a kid on a pogo stick, but no attribution. (Can't win 'em all.)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=LTkzSLyaHHY
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - October 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Hmm, methinks an air of familiarity here... ;)
Spaff.com - October 25, 2007 - Report this comment
Sorry, JARLB. I didn't mean for you to smell that.
Kevin - December 03, 2007 - Report this comment
Better than the OS. A long title, but I love this track anyway. Robert Lund's performance does the lyrics justice.
Spaff.com - December 09, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks, Kevin, but the title is even longer than you think. It's "Re: Your Song About My Client Delilah," not just "Your Song About My Client Delilah." Not sure how to fix that.
Mom - January 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I am fine!
LilahCupCakes - January 30, 2008 - Report this comment
Squire Higgenson, I love your song, always have . . . Uou have a very princely way of writing, Sir. This ~Lilah~ would indeed accept your favour!
Greenstring - February 10, 2008 - Report this comment
OMG HILARIOUS BUT THE MILF PART THROWS YOU OFF YOU KNOW SO I WOULD SHORTEN THAT OUT SOMEHOW BUT SO SO SO SO FUNNY I LOVED
Spaff.com - February 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Mom: OK, that made me laugh out loud. (Everyone: My mom really did leave that comment. Best mom ever.)

Lilah: I'm pretty sure your comment is for Tom Higgenson, not me, but I'll tell him you said so. We hang out a lot.

Greenstring: OMG TYVM LOL
Jack Wilson - June 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Im starting to think this parody was just as popular as the original. Ooh and put you and Robert's albums on ITunes so people can download them amd maybe youll have a song in the top 100.
Spaff.com - June 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Thanx, Local Celebrity. I'll have to look into that.
DeLilahCakes - June 02, 2008 - Report this comment
To the Staff at Spaff.com: I still like it upon viewing it a 3rd time! funny, yet sweet . . .
Spaff.com - June 02, 2008 - Report this comment
DeLilahCakes: I recently sued the staff of Spaff.com for the right to speak on behalf of the staff of Spaff.com. The good news and the bad news is that I won. And lost. Barring any further litigation, the staff of Spaff.com unanimously thanks you for your comment.
Mr. Washable - November 23, 2008 - Report this comment
this was very very very good. Whoever did this is great at parodies.
Spaff.com - December 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Why, thank you, Mr. W.
Silver Power - June 17, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm so glad I read this parody. This is terrific, and the pacing is dead on... You've really outdone yourself here, Spaff... This is definitely one of the greatest parodies you've made. And it looks like a lot of others love it as well.

Your comments are nearly as hilarious as your parodies. Great job, all hail Sir Sumsion [That is your last name, correct?]
blackjack21 - June 18, 2009 - Report this comment
An excellently written parody! And I just love parodies about Delilah! Nice work.
Spaff.com - June 27, 2009 - Report this comment
Very kind of you, Silver Power & blackjack21! Have you HEARD this one yet? If not, check it out:

http://thefump.com/fump.php?id=110
Jack Wilson - March 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Still in my top 5 parodies/recordings of yours
Spaff.com - April 12, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanx, Jackie. If we ever put out a Best of Robert Lund CD, this will be, like, the only song on it.
Jack Wilson - April 14, 2010 - Report this comment
LOL awesome! Yeah this and 99 Words for Boobs
camm - December 16, 2011 - Report this comment
i freaking love you 4 writing this song!
Spaff.com - December 22, 2011 - Report this comment
i freaking 8 your love note!

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