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Song Parodies -> "The One Thing I Can Never Have"

Original Song Title:

"Something I Can Never Have"

Original Performer:

Nine Inch Nails

Parody Song Title:

"The One Thing I Can Never Have"

Parody Written by:

Red Ant

The Lyrics

This is more of an alternative lyrics more depressing than the original song...yes that's possible. For your viewing pleasure there is an extra verse too...and to top it all off I wrote this "parody" on VALENTINE'S DAY in 1999! No, that isn't a joke, and please do not read this if you are emotionally unstable
(intro soft keyboard/piano)

It's been along time since I spoke the words
I wish they were here right now so my anger could be heard
Isolated from all and by myself
Tortured in my brain, I can't be helped

Where were you when I needed you the most?
Nowhere to be found, vanished like a ghost
Reality of loneliness sets me apart
Knawing from within and tearing out my heart

You make this all go away
You make this all okay
I'm down to just one thing
and I'm starting to scare myself

You make this all go away
You make it all okay
I just want something
I just want the one thing
I can never have

I tryed to figure out just what went wrong
Held up by my past I cannot move on
Oh God why did this happen to me?
Never understood--you cannot see--come on tell me
( repeat chorus both lines)

You know it's really hard to be okay
There wasn't anyone to show me the way
I want to rid myself of this damned disease
But even with my death I still can't find peace
( repeat chorus again and fade out )

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.0
How Funny: 3.7
Overall Rating: 4.2

Total Votes: 10

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    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   2
 2   0
 3   1
 4   0
 5   7

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Apricot - May 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Damn good. All I need to say.
Red Ant - May 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Apricot.
Billy Boyd - June 05, 2005 - Report this comment
Wow, I just found this parody. Excellent writing Red Ant. Very depresing. I can relate to this more than I care to say. All 5's...though it ceratinaly isnt funny...but just for how good it is.
Red Ant - June 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks Billy Boyd. Yeah, I think that was the crappiest Valentine's Day I ever had.
wolf - October 01, 2005 - Report this comment
just read it looking for the songs meanign to some ppl, and yeah its good. what a crappy valentines that was.. lol and i didnt care to take heed to the warning to emotionally unstable ppl, even tho i am. dosnt really work.
Red Ant - February 21, 2006 - Report this comment
Thanks wolf.

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