Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "Smells Like Paul Anka"

Original Song Title:

"Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"Smells Like Paul Anka"

Parody Written by:

Chris Bodily TM

The Lyrics

First Pat Boone, and now Paul Anka. Why do crooners always record "rock" albums just by singing Led Zeppelin songs in a swing style? Paul Anka almost called his rock-covers album, Smells Like Paul Anka, but he called it Rock Swings.
I heard a song on Letterman
This par-o-dy I had to pen
Nirvana songs are played on brass
Feels like somebody kicked my ass

Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh, no oh no!

Singing rock songs, it's Paul Anka
No more music, I can't take it
Now he's laughing to the bank-a
No more music from Paul Anka

Why is Pat Boone
Singing metal?
Why'd Paul Anka
Have to meddle?



He's worst at what Pat did best
Pat Boone should sue, he should protest
A "metal" album by Pat Boone
And now Paul Anka, what a loon

Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh, no oh no

It's Paul Anka and Paul Shaffer
Playing brass rock, eating wafers
It sounds stupid, but it's genius
Here's Paul Anka, entertain us

Why's a crooner
Singing grunge songs?
Frank Sinatra
and Nirvana?


(brass/guitar solo)

Don't think he got to this last verse
He just forgot when he rehearsed
A single laugh is hard to find
Oh well, whatever, nevermind

Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh no!
Oh no, oh, no oh no

Singing rock songs, it's Paul Anka
You were corny, and I thank ya
It was stupid, but was genius
Corny music entertained us

Is Kurt laughing?
Is he crying
Up in Heaven?
Is he lying?

Dumb idea
Why Paul Anka?
Dumb idea
Dumb idea

Why Paul Anka?
Singing rock songs?
Why Nirvana?
No Madonna?
Why Paul Ankaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 

In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.

Voting Results

Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.1
Overall Rating: 4.1

Total Votes: 12

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   1
 2   0
 3   0
 4   1
 5   10

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

Red Ant - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Well, you had straight 5s up until the last chorus/outro. 455. PS-Isn't this like the 7th time you've parodied this OS? I'm working on my 6th at the moment. Hopefully it'll be out this month. Good job though on not repeating choruses.
Red Ant - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
I decided to 555 this despite the few missing repeat lines of "A Denial" at the end.
Michael Pacholek - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
I never liked Paul Anchor. Only he could make Pat Boone sound good.
2Eagle - August 02, 2005 - Report this comment
What else would you expect from somebody who would write a song like "You're Having My Baby"/ When will Dan Hill try rap?
Agrinorfee - August 03, 2005 - Report this comment
555, but the "whatever nevermind" needs to be dropped from all further parodies...lazy songwriting! :)
==================================== - October 02, 2012 - Report this comment
my bad

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 1177