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Band Name Origins:

  • Named after the long poem about Heaven, Hell and the afterlife by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). The poem was written between 1308 and 1321. Submitted by: Robert Morgan

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"American Express""National Express"Paul Warren

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"National Express," Divine Comedy"This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore," Elton John

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"The Fog Princess" originally "The Frog Princess"
Bridget Andrews
"The Frog Princes" originally "The Frog Princess"
Changes from one princess to more than one prince.
Bridget Andrews

Change a Letter:

"Computer Love" originally "Commuter Love"
I see someone who's desperate!
Paul Warren

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"My Lovely Horse""My Lovely Morse"Fack Sabbath
"National Express""National Express Trips"YouKnowItsJoe
"National Express""Flatual Express"Cait Sith
"The Pop Singers Fear Of The Pollen Count""The Soap Actors Fear Of The Chart Run-down"Jim A
"Songs of Love""Chemistry Sc1 of Love"Daniel Whorl

Misheard Lyrics:

"Bad Ambassador"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a bed ambassador.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a bad ambassador.
"Something For The Weekend"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can hit something before
We can hit something before.
Original Lyrics:
Weekend, it's something for the
Weekend, it's something for the
"Bad Ambassador"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a bad a** matador.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a bad ambassador.
"Something For The Weekend"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can hear something father,
we can hear something father
Original Lyrics:
Weekend, it's something for the
weekend, it's something for the

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Bad Ambassador"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a bad a** matador.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a bad ambassador.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Ren Deeks

My friend Ambreen heard this on the radio and was convinced she got it right, possibly even when she knew the title. She does this kind of thing a lot.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"The Certainty Of Chance"
The Insincere Lyrics:
You must go and I must set you free
'Cause only that will bring you back to me
I know that it will happen
Because I believe in the certainty of chance
Why They're Insincere:
Yeah, right! This has take the prize for the most pitiful excuse for dumping your girlfriend ever! I bet he 'hopes they can still be friends' as well!
Submitted by: Fletch
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Sweden"
The Lyrics:
I'll grow wings and fly to Sweden, when my time has come. Then at last my eyes shall see them, heroes everyone. Ingmar Berman, Henrik Ibsen, Karin Larsson, Nina Presson.
Who They Mention:
Ingmar Berman, Henrik Ibsen, Karin Larsson, Nina Presson.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Generation Sex"
The Lyrics:
Lovers watch their backs, as hacks in macks take snaps, through telephoto lenses chase Mercedes Benzes through the night.
Product Brand Name:
Mercedes-Benz
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Sweden"
The Lyrics:
I would like to live in Sweden, when my work is done.
Why:
The entire song is about the Scandanavian country of Sweden.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Eric the Gardener" Length: 8:26
I think I can maintain a garden as long as this song.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Threesome" Length: 1:11
Don't let the title fool you...It's an instrumental!
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Frog Princess"
The Lyrics:
I met a girl, she was a frog princess. I guess I ought to make it clear.
Why:
Even though he wasn't in love, he found out that the girl that he felt pity on was even more pitiful than he could imagine.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Lighter Side of Serious Bands:

"Generation Sex"
A 60's-style song that mentions everything that a witty sex song has.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Arthur C. Clark's Mysterious World"
The Lyrics:
Do you remember that old T.V. show, Arthur C. Clark's Mysterious World?
Why:
This song is mostly about Arthur C. Clark's Mysterious World which aired in Britain in the early 80's.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

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