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Song Parodies -> "Hip To Be Square"

Original Song Title:

"Cruel To Be Kind"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Nick Lowe

Parody Song Title:

"Hip To Be Square"

Parody Written by:

Hu's On First

The Lyrics

Well I used to be a real ren-e-gade
Used to fool around, then had to settle down
I play it straight and cut my hair, and I just don't care
When you call me crazy, and I can tell what's going on

You know I think it's so
Hip to be square, just being normal
Hip to be square, everybody beware
Hip to be square, everyone does it baby
The way to be hip, the way to be hip: be a square

Well I like the bands that wear busi-ness suits
Work out every day, and eating the right way
They tell me that it's really good for me and I have got to agree
And you oughta know, it might be crazy, insane

But hey, you know it's so
Hip to be square, just being normal
Hip to be square, everybody beware
Hip to be square, everyone does it baby
The way to be hip, the way to be hip: be a square

Oooh oooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

It's not too hard to figure this out
You see it each day, far-out dudes change their ways
I know it doesn't look that much fun but it's time has now come
I dare to be square! And when you ask me to explain

I say that it's
Hip to be square, just being normal
Hip to be square, everybody beware
Hip to be square, everyone does it baby
The way to be hip, the way to be hip: be a square

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Agrimorfee - November 01, 2012 - Report this comment
Hehe, I totally get what you did there, although the wholesale lift of the OTHER lyrics is kind of unethical. :)

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