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Album cover parody of Florasongs EP by The Decemberists
Parody album cover
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This is the most recent information about Decemberists that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Decemberists, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Band Name Origins:

  • The band name somehow made a connection to an unfinished Toltstoy novel. Submitted by: Valkyrie

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Summersong"I don't think "summersong" is in the song as one or two words. - Opie M.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where Have You Been?," Rihanna"Down By The Water," The Decemberists

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Own By The Water" originally "Down By The Water"
Own shoreline property?
Veronica Persica
"Don By The Water" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Don By The Water" originally "Down By The Water"
Pam

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Downy By The Water" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Drown By The Water" originally "Down By The Water"
Wouldn't drowning be more likely IN the water?
Veronica Persica
"Down By The Waiter" originally "Down By The Water"
Pam Tabor
"Why We Fright" originally "Why We Fight"
Because it's Halloween?
Peter

Change a Letter:

"Down By The Waxer" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Down By The Wager" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Down By The Wafer" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Down By The Wader" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica
"Down By The Waver" originally "Down By The Water"
Veronica Persica

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"The Rake's Song""Gandalf the White"Bilbopooh
"16 Military Wives""16 Blood Splashed Knives"Mike Hector
"The Mariner's Revenge Song""The Retired Trencherman (expanded)"Agrimorfee
"The Mariner's Revenge Song""The Retired Trencherman"Agrimorfee

Misheard Lyrics:

"Calamity Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and me and the war of the enzymes
Original Lyrics:
You and me and the war of the end-times
"Down By The Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down by the water and down by the Old Man Drive.
Original Lyrics:
Down by the water and down by the old main drag.
"Calamity Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
and the war of the enzymes
Original Lyrics:
and the war of the end times
"Sons and Daughters"
Misheard Lyrics:
When we arrive sons and daughters
We'll make our homes on the water
When we build our walls
Aluminum will fill our mouths
With cinnamon now
Original Lyrics:
When we arrive sons and daughters
We'll make our homes underwater
When we build our walls of aluminum
We'll fill our mouths with cinnamon now
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Calamity Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
and the war of the enzymes
Original Lyrics:
and the war of the end times

Story about this misheard lyric by: Jeptha Davenport

As a doctor, I was excited to hear a song that included "enzymes," because they are so ubiquitous and important in human biology, yet sadly they remain un(der)sung. My wife pointed out my error, and as usual, she was right.

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