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Song Parodies -> "It's the Zeitgeist"

Original Song Title:

"Mr Brightside"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Killers

Parody Song Title:

"It's the Zeitgeist"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Zeit·geist. n
the spirit of the time; general trend of thought or feeling characteristic of a particular period of time.
We're going into a dip
It's a recession this time
'Cause the GDP's down
Markets gonna fall
It started out with the banks
Now the economy's tanked
Been done over by banks
We're done over by banks
Now there's troubles in Greece
And the Euro's gone bad
We're all technically broke
Ain't it all such a drag?
Now we're swimming in debt
And it's making me sick
And it's been a bad bet
By those greedy damn bank-
ers, load of ****ing wank-
ers, getting their bo-
..nuses

And they can't get stability
Who's taking control?
Germany, save the Greek economy
Better help out Italy
Or disaster it'll be
But that's just the price to pay
For Euro-economy
Read in my Financial Times
'Cause it's the zeitgeist

We're incandescent with rage
Rupert Murdoch's been lyin'
Whole newspapers closed down
Because they hacked a phone
They've been rather remiss
They even bribed the po-lis
They were taking the piss - they were taking the piss
Now their covering up
Isn't looking too wise
And it's all coming out
When they printed their lies
Sun, The Times and the Mail
Must be feeling so sick
Someone's going to jail
But who's under arrest
Now, God I'm so depressed
Now, letting them go..

Rebekah Brooks - she couldn't see
T'was out of control
Journalists hacking phones, celebrities
Exposés of diaries
Holding their inquiries
Hoping they'll be made to pay
What they did's appalling me
Read inside my Private Eye
'Cause it's the zeitgeist

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