Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "Tantive IV"

Original Song Title:

"Tainted Love"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Soft Cell

Parody Song Title:

"Tantive IV"

Parody Written by:

Rice Cube & Watt Daddy

The Lyrics

An artistic depiction of the opening events in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
Long ago in a galaxy
Far away we had to
Get away
From a star destroyer that was following me
We're on the lam
With the Death Star's plans
So now we're in flight
But that Darth Vader has us in his sights!

(chorus)
Stuck by tractor beam (oh no!)
Form the assault teams!
The Tantive IV is captured
C-3PO and R2-D2
Get off the ship and go find Obi-Waaaaaaaaaaaan!
Tantive IV...
Tantive IV...

Now stormtroopers got through
The doorway but R2
Got away
In an escape pod down to Tatooine
Darth Vader's might
Force choked Captain Antilles tight
But Princess Leia swore
We don't have the droids you're looking for!

(chorus)

Now hurry please
The Tantive IV is being seeeeeeeeeeeeized!
Get down to the planet and go
Obi-Wan you are my only hoooope!
Tantive IV...Tantive IV (x2)
Ben Kenobi, Tantive IV (x2)
Tantive IV (x3)
It's like false-pacing, Weird Al style but not as good as Weird Al...because no one is as good as Weird Al.

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

Voting Results

 
Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 12

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   0
 0
 0
 
 2   0
 0
 0
 
 3   0
 0
 0
 
 4   1
 1
 1
 
 5   11
 11
 11
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Andria - November 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I agree no one's as good as Weird Al when it comes to parodies, but this one was great. I like Star Wars, and I will give 5s straight across to this parody.
Ann Hammond - November 12, 2009 - Report this comment
he he
Claude Prez - November 12, 2009 - Report this comment
Wow, over FIVE YEARS without a parody? I don't think there a lot of people left who remember you from your heyday but I do; great stuff and welcome back.
Stephen Harrington - November 12, 2009 - Report this comment
Pretty good, 555 for ya.
Phil Alexander - November 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Talk about a blast from the past... Hi guys :-) Love the parody, too.

..and Hi, Claude :-)
Rice Cube - November 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks everyone, spread the word!
DJ Blaze - November 25, 2009 - Report this comment
Welcome back! Sadly I don't remember you since I just started writing here this year, but you're really good! Don't know too much about Star Wars, but this gets a 555.

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/80s/softcell19.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 998