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Song Parodies -> "Can't Stand Brussels Sprouts"

Original Song Title:

"Burning Down the House"

Original Performer:

Talking Heads

Parody Song Title:

"Can't Stand Brussels Sprouts"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Dude can't stand a certain vegetable. Yeah, that's all I got. Oh, except for the fact that I like brussels sprouts (or "green grenades" as my family calls them). My dad, however...not so much. Enjoy!
Grossed out
Cause right next to my carrots
Is somethin'
That I just can't stomach
It's a simple fact that I
Can't stand brussels sprouts

They're like
Tiny green balls of vomit
I'm like
No other way to say it
Why can't Mum give me a break?
I hate brussels sprouts

Broccoli, I'm fine with that
Peas, I'll eat 'em by the score
But of the veggies, I fea-ear
Brussel sprouts, I'd rather starve
That's just how my tastebuds are
Boil or fry 'em, they're dire

I'll bet
You gave me these on purpose
So now
I'll use them as projectiles
No way that you'll get me to eat
These damn brussels sprouts

I won't eat them, cause my face
Would screw up, turn puke green and melt
Fine, I exaggera-ate
But no lie here: I will hurl
And it would make a pungent mess
That would be such a wa-aste

Hate these brussels sprouts

Damn sprouts
I'll trade you for your corn, please
What about your spare roast beef?
I'm trying to compromise here, please
Take my brussels sprouts

These green grenades I do abhor
When was the last time I had them?
I think close to forever
"My tastebuds might have changed" you bet
I'll try one now, hope for the best
Oh sweet Lord, tastes like tires!

Talking Heads are weird, man. In a good way, though. Heh, security code is HUG. Wonder what'd it be like to hug someone wearing that huge white suit that David Byrne wore at some time. My mind goes to weird places.

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Callmelennie - November 13, 2014 - Report this comment
As long as you like one of the crucifrom veggies, you're doing good vis a vis cancer. Near as I can tell, they are the best cancer fighters of any food there is. I never ate one my whole life, and of course, you all know the rest of the story ... unless, of course, you don't ........... In short, I was hit by the family plague of prostate cancer 12 years earlier than anybody else, mostly because I didn't eat my veggies like I was 'sposed to
Michael Pacholek - November 13, 2014 - Report this comment
You might find yourself with Brussels sprouts on your plate. And you might ask yourself, how did they get here? Conq, if you get a chance (if you haven't already), check out the "Literal Video" of "Once in a Lifetime."

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