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Song Parodies -> "We Will Borrow"

Original Song Title:

"I Will Follow"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

U2

Parody Song Title:

"We Will Borrow"

Parody Written by:

MrMacphisto

The Lyrics

the first in what is to become a long line of parodies of U2 songs.... This one happens to be political and addresses Bush
We will borrow....

You were on the wrong side when you said
"Iraq should be free"
Budgets left upon the shelf
You were blind; you could not see

Their oil was part of your plan
Just like your father with Iran
If we stopped to think, we'd start to cry
"Oh, why?"

(Chorus)
If you spend this way, spend this way,
We're in dismay, in dismay
We will borrow
If we fight this way, fight this way,
They're led astray, led astray
Peace is hollow
We will borrow

It was from the outside
That we pulled the regime down
They were looking for a window
Order lost, strife was found

(chorus)

Your lies end in circles
No weapons when we went in there
Your lies, their lives
Your lies, their lives

(chorus)

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.2
Overall Rating: 4.4

Total Votes: 5

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Kristof Robertson - May 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Hey, mac...one I know!! btw very good; nice rhyme scheme...keep the U2 songs comin'
MrMacphisto - May 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks, Kristof... The pacing was quite difficult given Bono's strange meters in this song, but I think I managed to make the chorus work.... Next up, Two Hearts Beat as One
Jay W - May 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thoughtful job. "Just like your father", yes, but dumber and more violent.
MrMacphisto - May 15, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Jay... :)
Serafina - May 17, 2004 - Report this comment
You really nailed it there, Mr. Macphisto. Good job.
MrMacphisto - May 17, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks Serafina :)
alvin rhodes - May 17, 2004 - Report this comment
good parody...good subject...lousy situation....5s
MrMacphisto - May 19, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks again, Alvin... :)
pre-wipe tally - October 26, 2004 - Report this comment
Pacing: 8 fives
How funny: 8 fives
Overall: 8 fives

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