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Song Parodies -> "Centipede"

Original Song Title:

"Rescue Me"

Original Performer:

Fontella Bass

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

Arcade Junkie

The Lyrics

This one is about the buggin' game from 1981.
Centipede, oh move the trackball now
Centipede, the fire button's a charm
For 1 player or just 2, me & you & this game, too so we'll play Centipede
Come on, let's play some Centipede
Come and zap those bugs with me
shooting mushrooms from side to side
Can't you see, i'm on fire

Centipede, The main thing crawling down
Centipede, The spider changed his frown
Everything shooting, day's brand new, and the screen changes colors too, now we play Centipede
Come on, let's play Centipede
Come and zap those bugs with me
shooting mushrooms from side to side
can't you see i'm on fire

(instrumental break; Centipede sounds during the break)

Centipede, This bug game's popular
Centipede, a game for him or her
Shoot down spiders, mushrooms too
crawling thing, and those bombs too, oh that's from Millipede
Come on, let's play, just 1 token
Live it buggin', Breathe it buggin'
shooting everything from side to side
Can't you see I'm on fire
It's a game with an upright stand
A game just for the gaming fans
Shooting everything, beating bugs
can't you see I'm on fire
Centipede (Centipede) Millipede (Millipede)
Shoot the spiders (Shoot the spiders) Hit the mushrooms (Hit the mushrooms) Dona Bailey (Dona Bailey) Mm-hmm (mm-hmm)
Ooh, can't you see i'm on fire, Centipede
Centipede, mm-hmm, mmm-mmm...
(Fade with Centipede sounds in the background)

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Michael Pacholek - December 28, 2003 - Report this comment
Somehow, it just wasn't the same with the joystick controller on the Atari 5200 SuperSystem. Somewhere, there's gotta be a parody with the words "poisoned mushroom" in it.

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