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Song Parodies -> "Number of the Chords"

Original Song Title:

"Number of the Beast"

Original Performer:

Iron Maiden

Parody Song Title:

"Number of the Chords"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Chords of the Beast
Woebegone we've become Oh Mom and Dad
for Steve writes the lines while he bath
cause he knows his time is short
let him who doesn't understand
learn the chords of the beast
for they are easy chords
the chords are E minor C and D.

my name is Dave,i play the leads
i do the same thing everyday and every god damned week

what do i know ? can i admit ? that what i do
is just shit and just shit only

what did i see in my dreams were they
reflections of me playing just like petrucci

Cause in my dreams it's always there,the grinning face that mocks my style
and brings me to despair

The Day is here,i'm still holding back
'Cause i know there'll be no point in that
In the midst,my fingers move and twist
was all this real or just the same kind of hell
Em C D the chords of the beast
yes they are,the chords for me and Steve

Bruce kicks Blaze and his voice is hailed
and they fuck to die legs up to the sky
in the night,beware or Ed will bite
Live tour has begun and shit will be done
Em C D the Chords of the beast
that's what they'll play everynight

This can't go on,i must inform the lord
Can't this be a nightmare or just some crazy dream?
but i still play the same damn thing every single night
just got to accept....can't avoid my fate
Em C D,the chords of the beast
yes they are,the chords for steve and me

I won't improve,i will not change
Chords of beast are what i'll force you to learn
I should've improved,i should've changed
but i can't help it as i sound like a horse

from Em C D the chords of the beast
yes they are,the chords for me and Steve

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Pacing: 4.5
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Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 12

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sriharsha - February 03, 2008 - Report this comment true great work
unKnownVoter - February 04, 2008 - Report this comment
The call from the "chords of the beast" , is difficult to resiste . . .
John - January 23, 2009 - Report this comment
Sri and Nishant = OWNAGE \666/
Phil Alexander - January 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Never tried playing this one - is it really in Em, C and D? Great idea with good execution (even if it is hard to get "E minor" to scan)
m-coll - January 30, 2009 - Report this comment
well, its based on common criticism about iron maiden that their all songs are based on common pattern of Em C and D :P, i am not a guitarist so i dont really know :P

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