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Song Parodies -> "Parade"

Original Song Title:

"Grenade"

Original Performer:

Bruno Mars

Parody Song Title:

"Parade"

Parody Written by:

Matthias

The Lyrics

Things get out of hand at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade....
I was dumb, The wind blows
From my hands it slipped, oh
Wrecked, wrecked, wrecked the town
Since I lost my grip
Someone pop that big bubble
Want that loud hiss
Hope it will be broken
Get needles pokin'

Smacked the marching band
And I heard those cymbols clash
I heard those cymbols clash, I did
I should of worn some gloves to keep it in my hands
Cause now Macy's is disastrous

I lost my parade balloon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
The crowd's full of insane buffoons (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
I heard the sound of a strained bassoon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
It even let loose a crazed baboon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh...
Now with blood all these streets are stained
I am now that Grand Marshal's bane
I tried to fly it at Macy's
But I just caused me shame

No, no, no, no

Straps, straps, straps came loose
Couldn't hold it snug
Now Garfield escaped and bumped Clifford the Big Red Dog
Inflated, I hated
Those floats crashed their cars
Now there's a police chase just as Spongebob smashed a bar

They are floating fast
And I hope they'll soon be gashed
I hope they'll soon be gashed, that's my hope
Now your Thanksgiving sucks since your city is bashed
And it got all out of hand since...

I lost my parade balloon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Knocked that famous Great Dane Cartoon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
I'm sorry that your town ain't immune (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
It hits worse than a rain monsoon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, oh...
And now the mayor fried his brain
Since his township won't be the same
I tried to fly this at Macy's
Now we're engulfed in flames

Don't know why they won't float higher
The town hates me since I've been blamed
That massive Mickey stomped the choir
Cause of severed, severed, severed strings, Oopsie!

I'm clumsy and I lost that parade balloon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Army sent us a raged platoon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
They came loaded with long range harpoons (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
This whole scene was some great lampoon (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
All through the city these blimps reigned
Till the army made them deflate
I tried to fly this at Macy's
But now I'm in a cage

Yeah, I'm stuffed in this cage
Displayed on center stage
And they'll throw fruit at my face
Oh no, no, no, oh

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Voting Results

 
Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 17

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Peter Andersson - October 03, 2015 - Report this comment
Not often, but at least every now and then, I wish there was a second voting category for pacing - one that delt solely with how well the parody tone fits the original song. Your narrator here plays perfect in on what I'd call the contriteness factor of Bruno Mars voice over ditto music. 5(5)55!
Jeff Reuben - October 22, 2015 - Report this comment
This is a really clever idea. I can picture the whole parade going wrong in my head. Great job!
Arwen - October 27, 2015 - Report this comment
Um...Matty, I feel like you're stealing all my signature moves with this parade disaster...hahaha. Translation--I can totally relate. Well written and super funny, of course!!
Agrimorfee - October 31, 2015 - Report this comment
I think you were jonesing to write a Halloween Carol while you worked on this. It was quite odd and dark to me, you accomplished more humor in the word subs than the actual parody storyline. Still a good job.
Max Power - November 02, 2015 - Report this comment
Way to pop their fun.
bobpiecheese - November 03, 2015 - Report this comment
(Artistry) A few pacing issues, but otherwise this was a great parody, very funny and some great imagery. 555 out-of-control balloons
Abbott Skelding - November 03, 2015 - Report this comment
Well done! I love the original song and I agree with Peter's comment that the parody lyrics match the tone of the original as well. Solid work about a not so solid grip.
Blaydeman - November 04, 2015 - Report this comment
(Artistry) I also found there to be quite a few pacing errors in this, but other than that, this was solid. Interesting topic, great rhymes and you matched the OS tone perfectly. And picture this go down in my head, definitely brings the LOLs.

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