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Song Parodies -> "Life During Dali Time"

Original Song Title:

"Life During Wartime"

Original Performer:

Talking Heads

Parody Song Title:

"Life During Dali Time"

Parody Written by:

The Comedian

The Lyrics

( --- instrumental intro --- )

Heard of a man ... loaded with weirdness
Waxed-up mustachioed nose

Heard of his rave-sight ... pout-smiling eye-rays
His face aerobically glows

His pounding stun-fire ... often resisted
I'm getting used to it now

Lives in a madhouse ... of his own making
He lives with Rover Bow-Wow

"This ain't no painting!
This ain't no fresco!
This ain't no brooding high-brow!"

"No time for sculpting, or welding-melding!
I ain't got time for that now!"

Transmit the in-vite ... to the art critics ---
--- come see this man so insane!

He's got three eyeballs ... some melting watches ---
--- you don't want to know his brain!

High on some pills, guy?
HE don't need doping!
Every dream's ready to blow!

He sleeps in the work-time ... he works in the dream-time,
His mind's got clever-head-glow!

"This ain't no painting!
This ain't no fresco!
This ain't no mural of cows!"

"This ain't no thought-blot, or L. S. D. spree!
My paint's not prime for that now!"

( --- surreal instrumental --- )

"This ain't no painting!
This ain't no fresco!
This ain't no brooding high-brow!"

"No time for sculpting, or welding-melding!
I ain't got time for SPLAT now!"

What a weird artist!
What a weird painter!
What a weird mustache and grin!

You oughta know that dude
Signs for his students
Blank canvases to fill-in!

He's got some gross dreams,
He screams and mutters,
He laughs a cup-full of craze!

Ain't got no meekness,
Ain't got no shy bones,
Don't want no critic-dudes' praise!

He craves for knowledge!
He hones his night-tool!
Salvador Dali's so wise!

He won't write letters!
He won't send postcards!
He's an E.T. in disguise!

"This ain't no painting!
This ain't no fresco!
This ain't no furious frau!"

"I'd like to hold truth! I'd love to kiss truth!

Bubbling man-zit, hot chewed-up toad-rocks!
We blended in with the throng!

We caught some grouper, we're snapping fish-line!
Fish-line makes a great thong!

We dress like nudents, we dress like streakers,
Our birthday suit has no fly!

I changed my bare-style, so many times now,
I don't know what clothes to try!

You bake green liver, so sweet and tender,
You'd make that Lecter dude weep!

Don't get exhaust-head, from sniffing tail-pipes,
Fumes hotter put you to sleep!

( --- even more surreal instrumental --- )

Get chewed-up duck-shins, swallow deer rectums,
As a "Fear Factor" show guest!

Maybe you'll win the, "Fear Factor" jackpot,
If you drink from Britney's breast!

Burned my paint-brushes, what good are brushes?
My pig-ment I'll apply!

My brain is baking, burnt like hash brownies,
I'm on a permanent high!

Try to stay lardly, physical fatness,
Don't want to see 'neath my knees!

Write to be dareful, don't take no pris'ners,
Each letter sops up the sleaze!

( --- instrumental fade-out --- )

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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alvin rhodes - June 19, 2006 - Report this comment
as surreal as the man himself
AFW - June 19, 2006 - Report this comment
A dilly of a Dali parody...5's
Matthias - June 19, 2006 - Report this comment
I'm glad you Dalied around with this one!!!!
Johnny D - June 20, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks alvin, AFW, and Matthias.
Christie Marie M - July 10, 2006 - Report this comment
Very Hilarious!!! LOL! 555
Matthias - December 11, 2006 - Report this comment
Still glad that you Dalied around with this one!!!
Stuart McArthur - December 20, 2006 - Report this comment
wow, how do you get these ideas, JD? - and how do you manage to fill up all those lines with appropriately surreal content? - I'm a sucker for Dali, and for this parody - great stuff - 555
Red Ant - December 24, 2006 - Report this comment
(Art) Odd, but great concept and execution. I tried finding the full version of this song, but had no luck in doing so.

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