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Song Parodies -> "Smiley Sappy Treacle"

Original Song Title:

"Shiny Happy People"

Original Performer:

R.E.M.

Parody Song Title:

"Smiley Sappy Treacle"

Parody Written by:

the_conqueror_of_parodies

The Lyrics

There's a key difference between "harmless fluff for kids" and "irritating, brain-rotting crap...for kids". Bet you'll never guess the focus of this song!
Lame

Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it

To kids, it talks down, treacle, treacle
"Turn frowns upside down"? Gag me, gag me
No foes to be found, sappy, sappy
Put it in the ground where evil should go (ah-ah-ah)
Wouldn't rate this high (ah)

Smiley, sappy treacle, this is bad
Smiley, sappy treacle, drives me mad
Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it

Turn those colours down, pastel, pastel
Music twee and bland, hate it, hate it
Who enjoys this shite? Sappy, sappy
Jam it up your arse where the sun don't shine (ah-ah-ah)
Kids deserve more, right (ah)

Smiley, sappy treacle, it's so bland
Smiley, sappy treacle, should be banned
Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it

Whoa, man, this blows

Smiley, sappy treacle, this is crap
Smiley, sappy treacle, forehead's slapped
Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it
Smiley, sappy treacle, it's so naff
Smiley, sappy treacle, pointless chaff
Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it (sappy treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, makes me gag (treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, my brain lags (sappy treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, stop it (treacle)
"Smiley, sappy treacle not yours, man"? (sappy treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, it's still bad (treacle, sappy treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, utter crap (treacle)
Smiley, sappy treacle, kill it, man

Could probably aim a lot these points at the original song, TBH. I know it was written as satire of the Chinese government's propaganda used after the 1989 Tiananmen massacre, but that sure as hell doesn't come across.

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Ladeeda - February 24, 2021 - Report this comment
I loved the original. I don;t think it's even funny

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