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 -> "Day of Atonement"

Original Song Title:

"Heat of the Moment"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Asia

Parody Song Title:

"Day of Atonement"

Parody Written by:

pkbites

The Lyrics

This is a commentary on the evil religion (World Wide Church of God) I was brought up in. Charges of Anti-Semitism will be grossly incorrect. Please do some research on what I'm talking about. http://www.herbertwarmstrong.com/pain.htm
I never meant to be a pseudo Jew.
Herbert Armstrong & my parents forced me to.
Religions' not a choice, when you're a kid.
But at school they still called me a Yid!!

I remember when we skipped supper.
Our Hebrew friends call it Yom Kippur.
Yet we were told Jesus is the Lord.
Either way, 4 hour sermons made me bored!!

It was The Day of Atonement,
listening to my stomach growl,
Day of Atonement... (waiting for sundown)!

Then I realized, in, '82,
All religion is just, a bunch of poo!
Was it mine, or, my parents fault?
It's hard to think when you're raised in.....a cult!!

Because of The Day of Atonement,
I came to enlightenment,
Day of Atonement,.............it was all lies!!!

And when my tithe is gone, am I a goof?
How many nights will I read; The Plain Truth?
Why is God's word called "dangerous knowledge"?
While they get rich, selling, Ambassador College!?!

It was The Day of Atonement,
starving little children,
Day of Atonement,
Why isn't that sin?

Day of Atonement,
Day of Atonement,
Day of Atonement,
Day of Atonement,
Day of Atonement..................

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

 LittleLots
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: 3.9
How Funny: 3.9
Overall Rating: 4.0

Total Votes: 7

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

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

Ingeborg S. Nordén - October 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Well-paced and thoughtful, even if some of the rhymes were awkward (granted, finding a legitimate English rhyme for "Yom Kippur" is hard). Original topic too...5-5-5.
Jeff Reuben - October 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Interesting song, and very interesting background on your part.
Phil Alexander - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
Very good - I can't see why you'd be worried about complaints of antisemitism, though: there's nothing anti-Jewish in this at all.
pkbites - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
I was fearful the term "pseudo Jew" might offend. Some people are quick to claim anti-semitism over every little thing! WWCG was a "Christian" church that followed all Old Testament doctrin as well, including the Sabbath, dietary laws, Jewish holidays, etc.. It was still a cult.
Phil Alexander - October 25, 2004 - Report this comment
It actually seems quite appropriate to me under the circumstances - but I know what you mean about the finger-pointing: sadly, we do live in that kind of world :-(

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

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/80s/asia7.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 739