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Song Parodies -> "A Lamer Shade of Flame"

Original Song Title:

"A Whiter Shade of Pale"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Procol Harum

Parody Song Title:

"A Lamer Shade of Flame"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

In the SoundClick forum "Praises and Flames", someone posted a thread "Flaming lame flames", in which he decried the quality of the flames posted. This inspired a response "Flames to lame flame flamers", and a praise thread "praise to lame flame flamer flamers"... it all got too much for me, so I wrote this.
I skipped the forum praises
Thought the flaming would be fun
I tuned in for some fireworks
But invective there was none
The flames were getting boring
Only occasionally OK
Not so much "flame" as "flicker"
So limp, they'd limp away

And so it was that flamer
Was more than simply "lame"
As my ire rose I mostly
Flamed a lamer shade of flame

Someone said, 'There's no reason
Not to say it how you see.'
And if your words ain't really cutting
Hell, it's still OK with me
One of sixteen forum virgins
Felt their flames unfairly toast
And though the flaming thread's still open
It might have just as well be closed

And so it was that flamer
Flaming flames for being lame
And so less inflamed I mostly
Flamed the flamer of lame flames

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karen - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
A tricky one to parody.
Stuart McArthur - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
clever wordplay Phil - 555
Guy - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
A writer slayed went pale. Well done. ;-)
Johnny D - October 26, 2004 - Report this comment
AWSOP is so much fun to parody, ain't it? Heh heh, good job, Philbo! ;-)

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