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Song Parodies -> "Easily Distractable"

Original Song Title:

"Simply Irresistable"

Original Performer:

Robert Palmer

Parody Song Title:

"Easily Distractable"

Parody Written by:

Kristof Robertson

The Lyrics

A song about a guy who's the polar opposite to Stuart McArthur's Very Very Sensible gentleman...
My mem-ry's unreliable
My concentration's pliable... yeah, yeah
When "things to do" are multiple
There's only one result..iple

Well, I'll flitter about like a wasp or a .. trout (?)
I'll be driving my car, wondrin' why I went out
I can't connect A to B, because I'm really..

Easily distractable

Easily distract..ab..hey, that's a nice shirt!

My conversation's laughable (hah!)
My train of thought is crashable
I'm quite un-understandable
The capitalofturkey's Istanbul!

There's a Rain Man in me; do I have A.D.D?
Checking my diary, but it's from '93
I'll get there eventually, but please accept I'm...

Easily distractable

Easil...easi...easy like sunday mornin', yeah-eah! That's why I'm
Easily distractable

(Easily trisdactable)
Fish have spines, and Great Britain's got a parliament
(Quizzicly distractable)
What's the time? Holy s***, I gotta go!

It's unavoidable; I've got to take that call
But out the window, there's some kiddies playing ball
Could you repeat that? Coz I didn't get it all
Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
Yes sir, I'm on it!

Easily distractable

Geez Louise; distractable

(Easily dist...)
Cheese and wine go together...where's that document?
Knees are fine; jets are fast and worms are slow

This song is long and terrible
It's now become unbearable....zzzzzzzzzzzzz
To finish, I don't care at all
I wonder what's in Geritol?

Nearly done, praise the lord! Coz I'm well beyond bored
Should I get a reward, or just fall on my sword?
Attention span of a flea...who's got dementia

Busily distractable

Dizzily distractable

(Yada yada-tractable)
I count nine; can't be bothered going up to ten
(Easily dis-tractor-pull)
(I) queue in lines for one minute, but no more
(Is a bee destructable?)
TV time: re-mote's got flat batteries again
(Easily distractable)
Fish have spines; did I tell you that before?

Easily distractable!

[Can I have ice cream now?]

Note: the pacing blips in this parody are DELIBERATE!

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 18

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Matthias - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Since I actually do have A.D.D I can totally relate. I'm not this bad mind you, but I - Hey! It's Raining!
Phil Alexander - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Very goo... hey, was that a dog barking outside?
Jack Wilson - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Im like this sometimes. LOL this was great 5s
Jonathan S. - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
A.D.D.? Hey, that's me! So I can relate to thee...*sings* So, here's to you, Mr. Robertson, Jonny likes your work here, that's fo' sho...way to go! *stops* Yeah, I've spazzed a few times myself. From one ADDer to another, 555.
alvin - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
what was i doing now ?...oh yes, giving you fives
Michael Pacholek - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Good job. I think I'll give it a five. All I have to do is push this... Ooh! Arwen made cake! I'll be right back...
Shawna 'Spooky' Lowman - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Great job, Kristof! This one made my morning. I'm like that too, especially when it comes to web surfing. In fact, I was looking up something on home reapair when I found this place. Hey, did you know that the concrete in the Hoover Dam won't be fully cured for another 500 years?
Below Average Dave - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Well, I think it's very funny. . .sent me all over the place. I do not have A.D.D., but it helped me to understand those that do a lot better. So it seems A.D.D. assists in great parody writing. . .hmmm. nods from me.
AFW - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Being self critical is always a good humor ploy...(Hmm, sounds like ice cream), anyway, this is no exception..and a great job
2Eagle - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Information overload?
Rex - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Proof that a wandering mind IS good for something. Fav lines: "un-understandable" and Geritol.
stuart mcarthur - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Ha! When I saw the title I thought wow! there's a great blank canvas! then, sure enough you've gone and Jackson Pollacked all over it in your brilliant style - my faves were Rex'x faves above - and all these comments about it being autobiographical I think might be a bit off-the-mark, aren't they Kristof - it was just an angle to make it all the funnier I would have thought - 555
Kristof Robertson - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Many thanks to Matty, Phil, Jack, Jonathan, alvin, Mike, Shawna, Dave, AFW, Eagle, Rex, and of course, Stu.
This was a heap of fun to do...but it'll only really make sense pacing-wise once (if) I record it. It is autobiographical to an extent- I do tend to flit from one thing to another. I'm glad no-one saw it as a slur on people with ADD; it really IS more about my brain than anyone elses. Once again; cheers all!

p.s. I remembered after posting this that the capital of Turkey is actually Ankara...d'oh!
Ann Hammond - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Exelent!. I am easily distracted and with my brain tumor must take the extra time and keep extra focased in what I'm doing.
Jason - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Very funny Mr K! I hope you aren't easily distracted!
Red Ant - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Oddly enough, I didn't get distracted at all with the pacing. TMGLTM, and yes, you need to record this. 55.. hmm, the wife is putting on lingerie - bye! =)
Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd - August 31, 2007 - Report this comment
So you're a bad-record-politicians dream voter huh? :-)
Jason to Red Ant - September 01, 2007 - Report this comment
What does TMGLTM mean?
TMGLTM - September 01, 2007 - Report this comment
Too Many Good (or Great) Lines To Mention.
Lionel Mertens - September 02, 2007 - Report this comment
Way to go Special K. 5's (j/k)
TJC - September 03, 2007 - Report this comment
Very funny ... LMADO(laughed my attention deficit off) and perfectly Krafted... per usu.!

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