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Song Parodies -> "Rapt in Glues and Thinners"

Original Song Title:

"Absolute Beginners"

Original Performer:

David Bowie

Parody Song Title:

"Rapt in Glues and Thinners"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

This song is a celebration.....of STUPIDITY.... Kids, please do not try this at home... ;-)
There's nothing much to huffin'
Costs nothing much to take
I am rapt in glues and thinners
With a lapsing-gluetly brain
I'm always under weather
No zest, it's shot to hell
Collapsing high - must sniff new
'Cus I'm rapt in glues and thinners
I prize obliquely dopin'
It severs ganglions

It's a drug song
Won't be no renouncin'
Go daft at these potions
Trust I've no qualms
Cells all freezin'
Cranials borrowed time
Sachet of turpentine
Or aerosols and glue

Snout snort vrooom!
Snout snort vrooom!
Snout snort vrooom!

Huffing much could snappen
Tough synapses break
For alternative, spray dinners;
Try stuffing rear intake!
No bong, no more pill piling
Nor smoking more ol' weed
No acididdly drops too
'Cus I'm rapt in glues and thinners
It is enough just to snuff
No flirtin' now with speed

It's my drug song
Good grey matter spoutin'
Should wail over headaches
Just for the thrills
Always sneezin'
Reveal-in' the bad signs
My brain's now got hard times
From craps o' snootly glue
She: Are all the meats wrapped?Me: They seem to be quite attentive, yes.

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.7
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 6

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John Barry - June 28, 2004 - Report this comment
I know this one's gonna get stuck in my head. I once read somewhere that the best size bag to use for sniffing is a number 5.
alvin rhodes - June 28, 2004 - Report this comment
i was glad i stopped to sniff your parody...5s
mandamoo - June 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Ha ! Acididdly...I like that word ! This was gluey....!!!
Agrimorfee - December 19, 2012 - Report this comment
To paraphrase Steve McCrosky, looks like i picked a bad week to quit reading parodies! OS does not lend itself well to parody (particularly with the incredibly long version of the video provided here), so the humor that you guys were going for kinda gets lost in the music. Creative, funny rhyming subs, that is certain, but not very you get what I am driving at?
Matthias - December 20, 2012 - Report this comment
Reminded me of that scene in Airplane! and anything that reminds me of Airplane is okay in my book because its one of my favorite movies
bobpiecheese - December 28, 2012 - Report this comment
(Artistry) While the funny was a bit low here, the fantasically matched lines to the original nearly vowel-for-vowel really makes this parody fantastic. Wasn't expecting that out of a parody about getting high as balls, but whatever. 555!
Rex - December 31, 2012 - Report this comment
"I tried snorting superglue -- my nostrils were sealed shut for a month." "You might think that's rubber cement but it'snot." Thank you, thank you, I'm here all week. Amazing wordplay here.
Syncronos - January 02, 2013 - Report this comment
(Artistry) This reminds me of that scene where that guy is on the ceiling in What Matthias said. Either way, this is great! Snout snort vrooom...weird line, but I love it!
Below Average Dave - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
I don't know, I love random, but I have to admit I was a tad lost in this one.
glen s - January 04, 2013 - Report this comment
Yay M&P rhyming subs from the grand old days. Still as wellwritten as always. Vrooom vrooom

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