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Song Parodies -> "Antenna"

Original Song Title:

"Vienna"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Ultravox

Parody Song Title:

"Antenna"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

We balked getting cable
TVs death, economic bane
Scrimping and saving
So mad - now it's farked up, the picture frames
No image - all scroll-ful
My choice: tweaking knob with a cursing cry
Displays horizontals

It's reeling; it's gone - snow-ly view, I sigh
On screen's nothing to see
On screen's nothing to see
D'oh! Antenna!

The blue pixels greening
Flaunting ghosts, misty dots o' things
A schism appalling
I groan as the brightness does wax and wane
Some tool's interference
A swath of dour bands as the voltage fries
Electric resistance

The image is wrong, prone to go awry
On screen's nothing to see
It plays up when win-dy...
D'oh! Antenna!

(various static: it's one small step....ask not what your country...I can't believe I ate the...I have a dream...but keep it pithy...two all beef patties...here on Gilliagan's...)

It's a waste of money...
Can't view I Love Lucy...
D'oh! Antenna!

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Know 1 can hear you dream - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Why spend 555 units of money on cable when you've got the internet? :-)
mandamoo - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Ha ! Sounds exactly like our telly after hubby decide to attach some digital contraption for 'better reception'. Great to see you guys back and what a comeback ! Brilliant !!! Love the 'various static' interlude too, btw !
John Barry - October 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Another poetic gem from M&P.
Billy Florio - October 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice work
Midas - October 04, 2004 - Report this comment
Nice one guys. There's not much more worth watching on cable. ;-D
Agrimorfee - October 05, 2004 - Report this comment
You took what may be the saddest song ever written in the history of the Western world and turned it into a poetic tribute to TV aerial transmission reception. That deserves 555.
karen - May 17, 2005 - Report this comment
Another good one that I missed the first time round

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