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Song Parodies -> "One Step, I'm Dead"

Original Song Title:

"One Step Ahead"

Original Performer:

Split Enz

Parody Song Title:

"One Step, I'm Dead"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

One step ahead - ka-boom!
Lay explosions, field is choked with mines
Must not misplace, now - my boot
For I’m hoping, no altitude
If blowed up, I could lose my head
That is not of my choosing
Safer way has no clues
Could blow, this ground - uncanny strew
Just one meticulous way I have to choose

One step I’m dead, it’s true
Stayin’ calm’s fine - but don’t help me move
They said “Oi! Try and use your blade
Stick it in the ground - but be careful, hey?”
If it drops I could lose my head
Butt and legs and my gonads
I’ll be maj’ly contused
I haven’t got a single clue
I can only say
Next step I dread - boo-hoo...

Stop, best defence - sometimes
But I know where that’s going
Try to sweep - Bang Bang BOOM
I'm going down, let’s face it dude
It's hard to say I think that I’ll be dead
Real soon

One step I’m dead, I’ll rue
Blood that’s running out
Viscera does ooze
One step I’m dead - adieu
If a hole’s exposed
I will be diffused
One step I’m dead
Truly, one step I’m dead
Really - one step, I’m dead - ‘ka-boom’...

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Lifeliver - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Surefooted word-matching as usual, guys. You made it through another verbal minefield. I think it must have been difficult to sustain the basic idea over several verses. 'Gonads' for 'romance' was inspired. But the line 'not of my choosing' didn't seem to fit, the way I read it.
John Jenkins - November 30, 2012 - Report this comment
Very good substitutions, particularly contused and diffused.

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