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Song Parodies -> "Lyrics Should Rhyme"

Original Song Title:

"Time After Time"

Original Performer:

Cindy Lauper

Parody Song Title:

"Lyrics Should Rhyme"

Parody Written by:

Wannabee RockSTAR* (DH)

The Lyrics

It pains me to see songs with so much potential, but yet... you can't seem to sing them out loud. This song's for you... no hard feelings. :o)
You're sitt-ing around thinking that you are, fun-hun-ny
Grabbing some paper to see what, cou-hould be
Newsflash, there's something, you've left behind.
When wri-ting your ly-rics, your songs should...

You're on the right track but it seems you might, need to think.
Or maybe this all came resul-ting from a, sti-iff drink.
Hey there, don't rush. You'll lose the time.
You get sober and unwind.

You'll notice when you read something just ain't right.
The lyrics don't rhyme.
You thought it'd be funny, and well it just might
If the lyrics rhymed.

News headlines, well they're good for your content.
If the lyrics rhymed.
Parodies ain't the same, they're not as fun-ny.
When lyrics don't rhyme.

This song cuts corners, with words that might, sound the same.
That's one way around it, when can't think of what to say.
Slow down, re-read, you'll be just fine.
Use your feet to keep time.

Po-ten-tial, yes it has, just needs one more step.
Lyrics that rhyme.
The time is pre-, vious-ly laid out for you.
Just make it rhyme.

Slow down, re-read.
Sing the line.
You'll get it, in no time.

It's frus-tra-ting to read a song, that shows
Lyrics don't rhyme.
A true song has phrasing and tempo
And.... Lyrics that rhyme

Your song will get laughs, if only it had
Lyrics that rhyme.
I don't want to step on, ANY-ONE'S TOES HERE
Lyrics should rhyme.

Lyrics should rhyme.
Lyrics should rhyme.
Lyrics should rhyme.
Copyrightę 2003 WR* Don't Steal. I'll find you. It won't be pretty.

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.4
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 5

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 2   0
 3   1
 4   1
 5   3

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Paul Robinson - December 07, 2003 - Report this comment
Wannabee, extremely sneaky & clever. You got me to read it not once, not twice, but THREE times. And I ALMOST got the pace to match. And I'm sitting here thinking "I'm wrong". And I could be. But I gave you a "4" on pace. But I really liked it.
Chris - December 07, 2003 - Report this comment
I had a hard time with the pace too. I just did a parody of this song called 'Fine after Fine' and the lines were seperated differently so I think thats why. I think the pace is fine though, just needed to get used to it. Very funny.
Cryptic Wizard - December 30, 2010 - Report this comment
I know this song has been here for years but I just came across it...pretty funny and I was wondering if the one place where your own lyrics don't actually rhyme (in the second chorus, after the "use your feet to keep time" line) was intentional, as a sort of joke on yourself, or it that was an actual oversight.

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