Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "Our Spies Have Bugged You"

Original Song Title:

"The Spy Who Loved Me"

Original Performer:

Carly Simon

Parody Song Title:

"Our Spies Have Bugged You"

Parody Written by:

Wendy Christopher

The Lyrics

This one was inspired by the recent furore surrounding News International and their phone-hacking, police-bribing etc. shenanigans. It's still rumbling on at the moment, and the allegations and list of victims shows no sign of running out. You can hear the OS here.

Nobody thought we did it
’Til we were under arrest
Bribing, corrupting, hacking cellphones too
Bet you never guessed

We were just shameless, and so if you’re famous
Don’t need to ask you for your views
‘Cause we know what you’re up to
Our spies have bugged you
See your secrets making front page news!

And nobody told the boss-man
Though everyone said someone did
Nobody’s knowing anything at all
We all ran away and hid

Is Murdoch just oafish
And dumb as a goldfish
Or does he just lie for his own cause?
How did he appease them?
Just bribed the policemen
That’s the way to really use the force!

Now nobody trusts the papers
Not that they did anyway
Loathed by the public, hell, that’s what we do
Snooping on you, making gossip pay!
Why’d you preach and taunt?
Gave you what you want
Ver…sus… privacy
Rant, rave and accuse
You’ll still buy the news

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 

In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.

Voting Results

Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 5

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 2   0
 3   0
 4   0
 5   5

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Rob Arndt - December 08, 2011 - Report this comment
Ex-cell-ent, 555!!!
Porfle Popnecker - December 08, 2011 - Report this comment
A news-worthy parody.
AFW - December 08, 2011 - Report this comment
Right on..with a current event
John Barry - December 08, 2011 - Report this comment
Nice take on the Merdock empire.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 855