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Song Parodies -> "Vanity"

Original Song Title:

"Honesty"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Vanity"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Vanity, thy name is... I'd better not finish that sentence.
(instrumental opening)

If you search for selfishness, it isn't hard to find.
To yourself, some compliments you give.
But if you look for truthfulness, I might just be quite unkind.
You always think I won't be negative!

Vanity!
That's not a lonely word!
Everyone's got some, it's true!
Vanity!
Is often vainly heard!
It's mostly what I get from you!

You can think I'll be someone who'll say he'll sympathize
while you brush some dandruff off your sleeve.
But you think you've got pretty face?
You've told yourself some lies.
That just ain't something that I will believe!

Vanity!
That's not a lonely word!
Everyone's got some, it's true!
Vanity!
Is often vainly heard!
It's mostly what I get from you!

You got dumped by lover!
You pissed off a friend!
You will have obscurity
until the bitter end!
Anyone can comfort you
with compliments again.
I know.
(I know.)
I know.
Whoa whoa whoa...

You're so deep inside of you.
I don't get concerned.
I won't grant you nothin'.
Girl, you're gone.
(Oh yeah, she's gone, all right.)
But you've got too much pride in you.
Tell me, where now will you turn?
'Cause mirror's broke that you depend upon!

Vanity!
That's not a lonely word!
Everyone's got some, it's true!
Vanity!
Is often vainly heard!
It's mostly what I get from you!

(instrumental close)
The preceding was meant as humor, and was directed at someone who shall here remain nameless (and everywhere shameless), and is at least five feet, six inches tall. Without heels. Just wanted to clear that up.

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Pacing: 4.3
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 6

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Arwen - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Holy Moly...your little PS is the only thing that kept me from pouting for the rest of the day, Michael!
Johnny D - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
555, by reason of Invanity.
alvin rhodes - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
i like it
Michael Pacholek - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
I kept Arwen from pouting for the rest of a day? There's gotta be a Nobel in there for that, somewhere.
Lionel Mertens - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Ooooh I'm telling. (j/k) No I feel you bro. 5's.
Kristof Robertson - June 26, 2006 - Report this comment
One of my fave BJ songs (thats Billy Joel, ya perverts!) well reconstructed. 555
Arwen - June 27, 2006 - Report this comment
Oh for heaven's sake...
Rick C - June 27, 2006 - Report this comment
Hey, I'm at least five feet, six inches tall without heels! This isn't about me, is it Michael? Well done, son.

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