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Song Parodies -> "Running With Stage Fright"

Original Song Title:

"Running With The Night"

Original Performer:

Lionel Richie

Parody Song Title:

"Running With Stage Fright"

Parody Written by:

David Alexander

The Lyrics

This song is a fictional account of my fantasy of becoming a musical star on stage, battling the demons in my mind that threaten to impede but ultimately are overcome by perseverance. ( ) indicate background vocals with respect to the original version.
The lights on the concert stage were beaming
Thousands of fans were cheering for my songs
Inside my mind I kept on screaming
I needed to know just where my heart truly belongs

I was running with stage fright
Fearing for a letdown
This was my night
To be stardom bound
(I was running) Oh, oh
(Running with stage fright)

Must have done something right 'cause, fans were crying
Meanwhile I tried to stay calm, and just be myself
But deep down inside me, I was dying
I had always been really shy, now I needed my Lord's help

I was running with stage fright
Hoping fans would not see
Just what went on
Painfully with me
(I was running) Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
(Running with stage fright)

I knew others had felt the same
I knew no one else could be blamed
If I just collapsed right then and there
But if I survived, what joy I'd share

I was running with stage fright
Trying to close in on
All of my dreams
With those doubts long gone
With those doubts long gone

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Pacing: 3.5
How Funny: 3.8
Overall Rating: 3.5

Total Votes: 4

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