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Song Parodies -> "Up-Yours Girl"

Original Song Title:

"Uptown Girl"

Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Up-Yours Girl"

Parody Written by:

Fred Landau

The Lyrics

Inspired by the revelation in the NY Times that Amy Schumer got to back out of a million dollar book deal to turn around and get eight million for essentially the same book. (Seriously, go, Amy girl!)
Note: For a family-friendly G-rated version, substitute “Upbound Girl” for “Up-Yours Girl”

Tune of Uptown Girl (as danced by Amy Schumer in “Trainwreck”)
[parody lament of the book publisher dumped by Ms. Schumer]


Up-Yours Girl,
She’s now living in her Up-Yours world
I bet her agents made her stop that deal
I bet they told her it was just a steal
‘Cause her appeal -

Means that Up-Yours Girl
Is real big here in this upscale world
As long as she is sure to sell that book
They had to get her off that low-paid hook
It’s worth a look

And when they know she’d get eight times the pri-i-ice
They’ll fix it so she can take their advi-i-ice
They’ll see the deal is squelched
But don’t say that she welched
She’s an -

Up-Yours Girl
Hey, I don’t want to be a bitter churl
But everybody knows that eight beats one
And when it’s millions, eight is lots more fun
That deal is done

Eight and six oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh’s
Eight and six oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh’s

Up-Yours Girl, she’s our Up-Yours Girl
The world is in love with that Up-Yours Girl

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Pacing: 4.8
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 10

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Peter Andersson - October 05, 2015 - Report this comment
I first heard of Amy Schumer last year when a newpaper linked to a stand-up routine of hers that was LMAO material. Haven't seen the movie yet (didn't make it here) but as a fan of George Carlin's stand-up based books I must think an eight million dollar book is something worth keeping an eye out for.
Rex - October 05, 2015 - Report this comment
Best title of the day! 5s
Jonathan - October 05, 2015 - Report this comment
455 and really I only subtracted a pacing point because you skipped a verse so overall pretty good!

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