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Song Parodies -> "Like the Craft"

Original Song Title:

"Like a Prayer"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Madonna

Parody Song Title:

"Like the Craft"

Parody Written by:

Below Average Dave

The Lyrics

Hear Like the Craft Free! This one took so long to complete that I quite literally had to span it over several days. . .the most effort I've ever put into a parody, and like always I recorded the fun.
Earth?

Watchtowers of the North
Guardian of Mother Earth
I Feel you in my veins
and I invoke thee

When we call Manon
I feel him in my soul
We have formed a ring
We're really not so mean
As I conjour for hours
I can handle your power
Just say you're near
I wish you'd take me there

You hear my voice
You answer without warning
We will rejoice
Now hear my voice
Grant them nightmares
I drink your blood
Manon I drink from my hood
Light as feathers, stiff as a board
Now we're floating

Watchtowers of the West
I call to thee I'm spent
This girl she is so mean
Please shave her head off clean
Guardian of water
your intuitive power
I drink your blood
You know I'm not too scared

We aren't so vile
The world is always balanced
Not in control
We call Manon
Now We're chanting (Chorus Also)
Power of dreams
Except we aren't just dreaming
It lies in me
Comes back times three
Let the corners sing

Watchtowers of the East (Chorus Also)
Guarding the air I breathe
and all of invention
It's great I feel so free
I do not dream of power
Just to be desired
Oh help my skin peel clean
He's gonna take me there
Watchtowers of the South
Guard of feeling and fire
I'm calling oh please
I want to invoke thee
In the morning hours
I shall walk on water
Just come in Manon
I know you're everywhere

Watchtowers of the North (Oh Ah Chorus)
They all just stand two toned
The spells they have misused (ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhahhhh)
and they're in my home

Lights up the air (Oh Ah Chorus)
Power is everywhere
Not like it's news to me
They want me dead asleep
They Made me scream (ahhhhhhhhh)
It is not what it seems
He took me there
No choice, Manon Please take me there

(Manon I swear I need your share)
(They're coming to kill Me)
(Power of three, Please make them see)
(It's their turn to be scared)
(I Know you're here, You're Everywhere)
(Please come and heal me)
(She's Empowered, She's lost her mind)
(It's time for her to see)

Wind through my hair (oh ah chorus)
Manon said bind you here
No Harm you'll bring to me
Your rule is history
Just like you need (ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh)
Your powers stripped from thee
It's like I said
No Choice My Voice will now bind thee

(It's in the air, it's everywhere)
(Manon Can help save me)
(From water deep to Mountains steep)
(He's even in your dreams)
(But please beware, don't wish despair)
(Do as you'd do to thee)
(Cause if you don't, you will receive)
(What is sent out times three)
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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.5
Overall Rating: 4.8

Total Votes: 20

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2LD4U - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
This is your best parody yet, Below Average Dave. By the way, my theory is that when Madonna did the original song in 1989 she was really praising the "Craft" and not Christianity!
Agrimorfee - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
(ABC3) This Manon sprung! (French cinema humor, folks). Pretty bizarre tune for you, BAD. Verrrrrry interesting.
Yoidy - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Where are my Satanic robes? I need to sing this! Weird and intense sorcery there. 555!
AFW - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Quite an epic
Agrimorfee - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
On the recording, BAD--too bad you couldn't get a local choir to join in on this one! :)
Matthias - March 07, 2007 - Report this comment
DKTOM, But this parody was quite excelent, and as you said I'm going to rent and watch The Craft before voting for Ages4
Stuart McArthur - March 08, 2007 - Report this comment
I can't believe the OS is that long - big effort BA Dave - 555
Meriadoc - March 08, 2007 - Report this comment
Nice recording. Too bad you couldn't get Marianne Faithful and Anita Pallenburg for backing vocals... ;-)
Agrimorfee - March 16, 2007 - Report this comment
...or Stevie Nicks....
Matthias (Who's now seen the movie) - March 21, 2007 - Report this comment
Great tribute to an excelent film...... Now that I fully understand what the heck you're talking about, I enjoyed it emencely. And that one Goth Chick is hot
Below Average Dave - March 22, 2007 - Report this comment
Thank you everybody. . .this was one of my biggest efforts so far too. . .I haven't released anything since this, and it's been half a month--so I will try to record something tonight. Oh and Matthias--I know right?
Michael McVey - March 22, 2007 - Report this comment
Dave, you should see my "All My Hexes Wiped Out Texas". In that one I poked some good-natured fun at the craft. Good work, as usual.---MM
tomario - March 22, 2007 - Report this comment
when i first read it i thought it was another lord of the rings parody.then i read the comments and read it again it made a bit more sense. a lot of work and a great result 555
bobpiecheese - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
(AGES 5) When I saw the title, I think WoW (which is probably what you meant). When i read it (and listen to it) I think AWESOME!!!
Cat - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
(Ages) Yeah...I admit this wasn't really my favorite work of yours, Dave. Maybe I just don't "get" the subject matter, but it seemed erratic. Pacing was good, though.
Jack Wilson - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Love it! 5s
Pappa Smurf - September 12, 2007 - Report this comment
I love the movie and maybe this should be apart of it's soundtrack :) .
Agrimorfee - October 18, 2007 - Report this comment
(Dec2) I still admire your "craft". What's Fairuza Balk been up to lately, I wonder? ;)
Kristof Robertson - October 31, 2007 - Report this comment
(Dec 2.2) Haven't seen The Craft for years...what un ususual choice of film to parody! Well written rather than LOL funny...but a nice job nonetheless. 555
stuart mcarthur - October 31, 2007 - Report this comment
(dec2.2) I still can't believe the OS is that long - read well to the OS, but I'm not familiar with the movie you're spoofing, so I missed the gags, I'm pretty sure - my loss I'm sure
bobpiecheese - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
(Decathlon 2.0) ...it was about a movie now? Oh well, it's still stayin' on my playlist!
Phil Alexander - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
Only one word: Crafty
Jeff Reuben - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
I know I've listened to this, I guess I never came to this page before though. Very well done (fun movie too)
Jack Wilson - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
See above!
Mikey Squirrel - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
DEC2- Ah, you put a spell on me, Dave. Not a big fan of the Craft, but as I recall, the ladies in that film were pretty cute. Very well done.
Arwen - November 02, 2007 - Report this comment
Decathlon...I only saw the movie once and honestly don't remember it well at all...but this was perfectly paced and to one of my favorite Madonna songs, no less. =)
Christie Marie M - March 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Bewitching parody, Dave!! The Craft is one of my fave movies! Purifying you with 555's!

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