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Song Parodies -> "I really can't sing"

Original Song Title:

"Unexpected Song"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Sarah Brightman

Parody Song Title:

"I really can't sing"

Parody Written by:

Ash

The Lyrics

This is for those of us who listen to American Idol and cover our ears... and especially for those who ran and hid when William Hung sang.
I have never sung before
I guess I must pretend
That I know what I'm doing
This ain't something I can do
My vibrato just sucks
And what's enunciating?

Now, no matter what you say,
No matter what I screech,
I see the glass is breaking
Simply because I can't sing,
I really cannot sing
And in my boots I'm quaking.

It's American Idol
And I'm the next one up
Whatever made me try it?
Friends and family say I'm great
But when I try to belt
They all start to deny it

Now, no matter what you say,
No matter what I screech,
I see the glass is breaking
Simply because I can't sing,
I really cannot sing
And in my boots I'm quaking.

Paula thinks I'm kind of good,
And Randy thinks I'm bad
Yet no one really liked me.
Simon told me only this
"Please don't quit your day job"
But I don't have one, sadly.

Now, no matter what you say,
No matter what I screech,
I see the glass is breaking
Simply because I can't sing,
I really cannot sing
And in my boots I'm quaking.

Simply because I can't sing,
I really cannot sing...
And in my boots I'm quaking.

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2Eagle - February 25, 2005 - Report this comment
Good. The same thing could be said for a lot of singers today who are super stars.
Rex - February 27, 2005 - Report this comment
Can't wait for the sequel where the person who can't sing becomes a big (if brief) star just because they were on the show.
Ash - February 27, 2005 - Report this comment
Hey, there's an idea... coming soon to a parody site near you... the sequel! :-D
Ash - February 27, 2005 - Report this comment
There's an idea... coming soon to this site, the sequel! :-D thanks for the idea, Rex. 2Eagle; thanks for the support. And... Double E... I know you're out there somewhere, and I'm thanking you too!

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