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Song Parodies -> "When They Had One"

Original Song Title:

"When You Were Young"

Original Performer:

The Killers

Parody Song Title:

"When They Had One"

Parody Written by:

Stinky Marshmellow

The Lyrics

I dont like this original song... I don't like brandon flowers' new 'look' I dont like the new album.
I'm sittin with a headache
Waiting on some beautiful band to
To go back to their old ways
They pray forgiveness
Watch it now ... here it comes!

It doesn't sound a thing like Brandon
Their new album's a piece of crap
Not quite the sound from when there was one

Can we listen to this
I don't know
Less talent than ever before
I know we listen if we take it slow
Just one at a time
At a time, watch it go

We're burning down the new CD case
On the back of a concert stage, that started rockin'
When they had one
When they had one

And sometimes I close my eyes
and see the album I used to love
When they had one

They say the killers music, it got better
You don't have to hear right now
But you can throw it out
Before you've even bought it

They sit there in they're headache
Waiting on some beautiful song to
To sound like all your old ways
I pray for goodness
Watch it now here he comes

It doesn't sound a thing like music
But they make that echo noise
Like they used to when they had one
(They make that echo-y noise, like they used to when)
When they had one

I said he does sound a lot like feces
He looks a little bit like Justin
Blows more than you'll ever know

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Agrimorfee - October 27, 2006 - Report this comment
This song and band deserves even more acidic humor than what I read here, but that's pretty much on the mark.
2Eagle - October 27, 2006 - Report this comment
I wouldn't even listen to a band called Killers. I liked the line, "Sound like feces". Somebody said that James Blunt sounded like a bat farting.
Red Ant - October 27, 2006 - Report this comment
I only know two Killers' songs, this and Mr. Brightside. I can't say I'm impressed with either song. Good work here, Melissa, and good to see you back.
Mr. X - October 29, 2006 - Report this comment
I only know "Somebody Told Me" and "Mr Brightside"...but not this song. So I can't vote.
Stinky Marshmellow - January 28, 2007 - Report this comment
aw thank you >. Strange to say "good to see you back" when I reply to a comment that was written three months ago.. Heh heh.

Yeah, it's just that I really liked Hot Fuss, I really can't stand their new album especially the promotions for it, "This is the best album in the world blah blah blah"
Thanks for commenting and voting.
Drake - April 21, 2007 - Report this comment
That's freakin' hilarous.
Lyndz - July 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Sam's Town is a beautiful album and you suck. =]

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