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Song Parodies -> "Ode To Mr. Quin"

Original Song Title:

"Take A Bow"

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Parody Song Title:

"Ode To Mr. Quin"

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The Lyrics

I just read short stories featuring Mr. Quin and Mr. Satterthwaite by Agatha Christie and got inspired. For those who don't know them, Mr. Harley Quin is a mysterious figure who just sits in when something is going to happen and helps the people around them solve it. Like his namesake, he is a friend of lovers and death always seems to be around him.
In he comes, beneath coloured lights
Looks like he's dressed in harlequinade
Sweet and low, his voice enchants
Becomes the center
(Becomes the center, mesmerizing the crowd)
Silently, he makes you feel them
With every line that he says, you know when's your cue (It's your cue)
Prompting you, prompting me, mysterious star
(Mysterious star, tells you just where you are)

A friend of lovers hearts, it's true (lovers hearts true)
And in times death is close to you
He brings the whole drama to light, sweet light
When the show's over, it's good-bye
Into the night (the night) it's good-bye

Cry or laugh, he sees right through you
Seems to know the dark thoughts
That you hide in your heart (deep in your heart)
'Neath that gentle smile, a thousand secrets he hides
(Beneath that smiles, thousand secrets he hides)
Questions will bring to your mind
And ev'rything that you saw will fit into place (the role you play)
And the masquerade ends as if by plan
(The masquerade is in the palm of his hand)

All the world is a stage (world is a stage)
And everyone has their part (has their part)
But somehow you'll seem to know whcih the story'd go
He just lets you know the truth
(The truth, the truth, the truth)
Truth of the heart

A friend of lovers, close to death
(A friend of lovers, close to death)
Points out what you've known
The things you took for granted, he shows why
When the show's over, it's goodbye


Say good-bye (bye-bye) to the night
Say good bye
Hope you like it, Agatha Christie fans.

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