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Song Parodies -> "How to Take a Life"

Original Song Title:

"How to Save a Life"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Fray

Parody Song Title:

"How to Take a Life"

Parody Written by:

Aurroa Jenkins

The Lyrics

A parody of "How to Save a Life" from a serial killer's perspective. I tried to stick pretty close to the original structure and lyrics.
Step one you find a victim to stalk
He walks you watch him like a hawk
He smiles politely back at you
You stare politely right on through
Some sort of warehouse to your right
It will be his place of rest tonight
I swear I’m truly not to blame
It can’t be me if I don’t feel the shame

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
Somewhere along this deadly trend
And I would have covered my tracks all night
Had I known how to take a life

Let him know that you’re in charge
A criminal who’s still at large
Just slip past his failed defense
And shed the shell of innocence
Lay down a list of what you’ll do
The things he fears that you will do
And watch him beg for his life
As you bring down the knife and

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
Somewhere along this deadly trend
And I would have covered my tracks all night
Had I known how to take a life

As he begins to lose his voice
You’re raising yours, don’t grant him one last choice
Cut until the spark is gone
Or kill with the style you follow
Then police break down the door
You won’t admit to anything
Or just say you’re not insane
And you’ll begin to wonder why you came

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
Somewhere along this deadly trend
And I would have covered my tracks all night
Had I known how to take a life

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
In this squad car my doom impends
And I would have scrubbed at the blood all night
Had I known how to take a life
How to take a life
How to take a life

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
Somewhere during this night without end
And I wouldn’t have stayed until first light
Had I known how to take a life

Where did it go wrong, I met my end
Somewhere along this deadly trend
And I would have covered my tracks all night
Had I known how to take a life
How to take a life
How to take a life
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