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Song Parodies -> "New Venice"

Original Song Title:

"Venus"

Original Performer:

Bananarama

Parody Song Title:

"New Venice"

Parody Written by:

Offender

The Lyrics

(And yes, I know that Bananarama was not the earliest performer. This song is based on its particular performance, however.)

Hastert's controversial statement aside, New Orleans is going to be very difficult and expensive to rebuild, and many of the survivors may ultimately decide to stay in the places to which they've fled. What, then, are we to do with New Orleans? I've discovered by looking up "New Orleans" and "Venice" together on the search engines that I'm not even the first one to get this idea, though I did think of it all by myself. Put simply, permanently flooded Venice is a popular tourist attraction in Italy, so why don't we get our glorious nation a permanently flooded tourist attraction of its own?
City on the ocean floor,
Poking up above the waves;
Floating crypts and gondolas;
No ordinary graves...

We've got it!
Our nation has got it!

Our New Venice
On the Bayou;
It's floating higher.

It's our New Venice
On the Bayou;
It's floating higher.

All lit up with the neon lights;
The Cajun natives have come back.
The city once called New Orleans now
Has what all the others lack.

(Yow!)

We've got it:
Our Navy's new dockyard;

Our New Venice
On the Bayou
Has boats for riding.

Now our New Venice
On the Bayou
Has boats for riding.

[Instrumental]

(Venice!)

We've got it!
Our Cajuns do flaunt it!

Our New Venice
On the Bayou;
It's floating higher.

It's our New Venice
On the Bayou;
It's floating higher.

City on the ocean floor;
Land of fancy masquerades;
The city that we know and love;
Now with riverboat parades!

(Yow!)

We've got it!
Yeah baby, we've got it!

Our New Venice
On the Bayou;
Is more admired.

It's our New Venice
On the Bayou;
It's more admired.

(Venice newly raised...)

Yeah baby, we've got it!
Yeah baby, we've got it!
[etc.]
Best of all, this proposed city comes with an exotic culture and spicy local delicacies built right in.

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georgie dum - April 27, 2006 - Report this comment
hi. wanna phish and blow me?

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