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Band Name Origins:

  • The long-time rumor concerning the Twins' name origin is that it came from a very obscure Simple Minds song. Submitted by: Bryan McNeely
  • Got its name from French impressionist Jean Cocteau. But, like The Thompson Twins, they are a trio and are not related (to Cocteau or each other). Submitted by: electronic

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Wolf In The Breast,"Wolves do not come from breasts.Francis A. Sissy

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Iceblink Luck""Platform Twelve (Maybe)"Jim A

Misheard Lyrics:

"Lorelei"
Misheard Lyrics:
Adoubada, adoubada
or
Adabada, adabada
Original Lyrics:
Without a doubt, without a doubt
"Iceblink Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open like the walnut safe.
Original Lyrics:
Open like the wall, not safe.
"Iceblink Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the magic cherry cola.
Original Lyrics:
You're the match of Jerico.
"The Spangle Maker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is there chocolate
Is there chocolate on my tooth?
Original Lyrics:
He's the droplets
He's that droplet on my truth.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Iceblink Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open like the walnut safe.
Original Lyrics:
Open like the wall, not safe.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Diskatopia

I thought it was "Walnut" because almost all the lyrics sites have that as the lyric. We know how, ahem, accurate lyric-listing sites are. But then, duuuhhhh, the back-brain finally kicked in. ("Jericho"-- wall.) Doh!

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Lorelei"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
And we can go (repeated 5 times)
Why They're Repetitive:
We never know where they're going to.
Submitted by: Francis A. Sissy
"Lorelei"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Without a doubt
Why They're Repetitive:
There shouldn't be any doubt since Liz repeated it 15 times.
Submitted by: Francis A. Sissy

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"Kook-toe
Submitted by: French

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