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Song Parodies -> "DIY Plumbing"

Original Song Title:

"Eternal Flame"

Original Performer:

The Bangles

Parody Song Title:

"DIY Plumbing"

Parody Written by:

Steven Cavanagh

The Lyrics

Hold the pipes.
Give me a hand, darling.
Do you hear that tight squeaking?
Do you understand?
Hold here- take the strain
and we'll stop this leaking.
Firmly turning this internal drain...

Let me see-
It didn't bleed, darling.
Well maybe you should be leaving,
Leave it up to me.
Why do you complain?
Now you've hurt my feelings.
I'll be installing this infernal drain

Stab of pain, broken or a sprain.
Spanner's gone, I'm moaning,
and the basement's filled with rain.
Pride is such a painful feeling!

Metal flies,
Plumber be damned.
Pipe goes in with a beating,
There! Just like I planned.
It renews the spray, neighbors hear me screaming..
I *will* install this damned infernal drain!

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 3

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Phil Alexander - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Don't think I've heard the original slnce I left school... but all the bits I remember fit perfectly, and as someone who's done the occasional bit of DIY plumbing, I obvoiusly have no idea whatsoever what it's going on about ;-)
Sweet Indigo - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Ooh, brill! very funny and nicely observed.
Little Richard - January 25, 2007 - Report this comment
When you're doing DIY plumbing, do you listen to happy music?

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