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Song Parodies -> "Sounds Like a Broken Amp"

Original Song Title:

"Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Sounds Like a Broken Amp"

Parody Written by:

Chris Bodily TM

The Lyrics

I think I'm having the same problems as this guy, but my singing isn't atrocious. I can't get a signal through the amp without having to adjust the cord a certain way.
(A teen guitarist with an Ibanez electric guitar plugged into a 10-watt Squier amp starts playing some power chords, but he keeps losing his signal through the amp.)

I have my amp cranked up to ten
To play some grunge and Zepp-e-lin
Some power chords I start to pluck
I could be deaf or my amp sucks

Oh no, I just forgot the words
Oh no, my tone is getting worse
Oh no, I think I'm going deaf
Oh no, oh no, oh no

When I crank up to eleven
And I play "Stairway to Heaven"
There's no signal from my axe, man
When I crank up to eleven

Now my singing
Is atrocious


Kurt Cobain's spinning in his grave
If he can hear the words I gave
My tone's uncomprehensible
Is that the word I'm looking for?

Oh no, I just forgot the chords
Oh no, I still don't know the words
Oh no, I'm playing the wrong key
Oh no, oh no, no no

(The signal goes out)

I hear buzzing not from pedals
Can you call this heavy metal?
I think Marshalls would be better
'Cause I cannot get a signal

It's in A-Flat
But I'm playing
C-sharp Minor
What'm I saying?

My ears!

(The guy tries to play a solo, only to have it become the most atrocious solo ever, and he is only thankful that Kurt isn't alive to hear it.)

And I forgot the blues scale
The pentatonic, what the hell?
I need a friend who plays the ax
to help me put this in the trash!

Oh no, my ears are bleeding now
Oh no, I can't hear anymore
Oh no, this amp can't play no chords
Oh no, I still don't know....

Am I dying? Am I crying?
Am I laughing? Am I dying?
My amp's blowing, ax is sucking
There's no chords that I love plucking

La la la la
Can you hear this?
Didn't think so
Well, forget this!

I want Marshall
It's a trocious
Oh, I give up
Can't you hear this?
Didn't think so!!!!!!! (hold for a minute until it starts to suck a whole lot)

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John Barry - September 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Ample mirth here.
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