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Song Parodies -> "Painted Dove"

Original Song Title:

"Tainted Love"

Original Performer:

Soft Cell

Parody Song Title:

"Painted Dove"

Parody Written by:

Kristof Robertson

The Lyrics

This is too surreal even for me
Sometimes a seal is not too
Colourful, he's not too
The good news is there is help at hand
To make him bright
With some nice highlights
Decorating's cool
And I learnt to paint animals at school

Wallpapered a gnu (I did)
Did the whole damn zoo
A painted dove or starling
Is really more aesthetic, darling
Do you want to see my tartan goat?
Painted dove (oh-oh)
Painted dove (oh-oh)

Here's a bear with green and
Purple hair, I'd like to
Do a sloth
I like spots or stripes or maybe both
My rabbit's blue
I've got an orange badger too
Elephants are always grey
But I'm sorry, I don't think that way

Ferrets are much better (they are)
Upholstered in leather
A painted dove or chicken
Is the one that I'd be pickin'
Is that cow available in beige?
Painted dove (oh-oh)
Painted dove (oh-oh)

Don't touch my bees
You see they're drying in the breeze
My giraffe's had a complete respray
Now they're coming to take me away

Painted dove (oh-oh)
Painted dove (oh-oh)
Pink and yellow painted dove
Pink and yellow painted dove
Painted dove!! (rpt)

(Manic laughter, barnyard noises and the sound of sirens to fade..)

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.2
Overall Rating: 4.4

Total Votes: 5

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 2   0
 3   0
 4   2
 5   3

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Jeff Reuben - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
This was bizarre man. This was out there. BTW, we like a lot of the same original songs...this is one of my favorites from the 80s.
MrMacphisto - May 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Pacing was a little off, but it was very funny....
neminem - May 16, 2004 - Report this comment
You have two giraffes, and everyone is required to take accordion lessons? 5'd.
neminem - May 16, 2004 - Report this comment
Where by 5'd, I actually meant 4/5/5. Oops...
Maggie - August 12, 2004 - Report this comment
I thought I was going to wet pants.
Phil Alexander - October 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Don't agree with the pacing comments: this one sings through pretty well (if you really want to confuse the hell out of the person sitting next to you in the library). Wonderfully surreal :-)

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