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Song Parodies -> "Hey There, Idea"

Original Song Title:

"Hey There, Delilah"

Original Performer:

Plain White T's

Parody Song Title:

"Hey There, Idea"

Parody Written by:

Bob O'Mara

The Lyrics

The song is a story about a man "lost at sea" who starts to go crazy and starts talking to himself and his mind. He keeps hoping for a good idea, for the lightbulb to turn on above his head.
“Hey There, Idea”

Hey there, idea,
Can I have a little pity?
I’ve been stranded on this island,
And I need you to be witty.
Yes, I do.
Three weeks have gone, my hunger grew.
I ate my shoe.

Hey there, idea,
I’ve been waiting for your assistance.
Many crabs have been attacking.
Please excuse my scared persistence.
Hear my cries.
My survival plan, you must devise.
I’m not that wise.

Oh, too bad I’m lost at sea.
Oh, too bad I’m lost at sea.
Oh, too bad I’m lost at sea.
Oh, too bad I’m lost at sea.
Really lost at sea.

Hey there, idea,
I am low on self-control.
I started talking to a coconut and fought it like a fool.
Will you make good?
Make it a good one, if you could.
I think you should.

Hey there, idea,
Can you come into my head?
If you could brighten my light bulb for me,
I wouldn’t be misled
By my own mind.
Perhaps a way to leave this place I’d find.
So please be kind.

Oh, I’m really lost at sea.
Oh, I’m really lost at sea.
Oh, I’m really lost at sea.
Oh, I’m really lost at sea.

A couple weeks seems very long
Without a friend to tag along.
My coconut just up and swam away.

I need to get away tonight,
So any good idea might
Just aid me in my plans to leave this place.

Idea, you have just come through.
You want to build a small canoe
So we can both climb in and sail away.
You saved the day!

Hey there idea,
You were good, there’s no denying,
But the vine you had me use to bind
the boat is now untying.
What a shame.
Out in the ocean, I feel lame.
To every hungry shark, I’m fair game.
Hey there, idea, I proclaim:
You are to blame.

Oh, the sharks are after me.
Oh, the sharks are after me.
Oh, the sharks are after me.
Oh, the sharks are after me.

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Pacing: 4.0
How Funny: 4.0
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 3

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Anondria - September 21, 2012 - Report this comment
I don't get the point of it at all and can't pace most of it right. 2-2-4.
Wendy Christopher - September 21, 2012 - Report this comment
Very, very funny, and great pacing - I had no problem with it at all. Are you fairly new to Amiright, Bob? I don't recall seeing you here in the past. If so, welcome - and I'm definitely going to look out for your work in the future, 'cause I really like what I've seen so far. :) Here's a 555 for this one.
Bob O'Mara - September 21, 2012 - Report this comment
Wendy, I actually have many parodies from years ago, but only recently have I been posting parodies again. But I'll keep them coming! Thanks for the support!

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