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Album cover parody of Missing by Everything But the Girl
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Band Name Origins:

  • Tracey Thorn lived right down the street from a furniture store called Turners, whose slogan was "everything but the girl." The store was in Hull, England, and has long since been demolished Submitted by: jacksonu4ia
  • Apparently, the place that Ben went to study had a shop there called 'Everything But The Girl' which boasted of selling anything and everything newly weds would need, everything.....but the girl. Submitted by: TrailBlazer

Stupid Band Names:

  • Seems rather sexist, don't you think? Submitted by: Skippy
  • The first time I saw it I started crying because I laughed so much. I bet you're doing the same right now, how could you look at a name like that and not laugh at it. Submitted by: Emily

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Missing"And I miss you (like the deserts miss the rain...) the word miss is frequently found but the word missing is missing! - Joe H

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Everything But The BoyOpposite gender/a bit more funRob

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Missing," Everything But The Girl
"The Same Love," The Jets"No Difference," Everything But The Girl
"The Same One," Brook Benton"No Difference," Everything But The Girl
"Where Are You Now?," Jimmy Harnen w/ Synch"Missing," Everything But The Girl

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Cross My Heat" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Cross My Hart" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Waking Wounded" originally "Walking Wounded"
Sounds painful.
Peter

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Cross My Hearth" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Across My Heart" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Misusing" originally "Missing"
Serafina
"Troubled Mindy" originally "Troubled Mind"
Twila Paris Hilton

Change a Letter:

"Crass My Heart" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Gross My Heart" originally "Cross My Heart"
Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
"Hissing" originally "Missing"
Yvette Bristle
"Talking Wounded" originally "Walking Wounded"
Peter
"Walking Rounded" originally "Walking Wounded"
A look at a new exercise regime?
Peter

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Missing""It's the Neocons to Blame"MrMacphisto

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
MissingMissing Persons HelplineJulie woolie

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Missing
   Everything But The Girl
Womanizer
   Britney Spears
Missing Womanizer
Dongquan
Missing
   Everything But The Girl
Cash Machine
   Hard-Fi
Missing Cash Machine
Where do I process my money then?
Dongquan
Missing
   Everything But The Girl
This Island
   Le Tigre
This Island Is Missing
Paris Hilton is on Fire

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Everything But The Killers
Everything But The Girl combined with The Killers
No killers.
Submitted By: Dongquan
Everything But the Script
Everything But the Girl combined with The Script
This means leave the Script behind.
Submitted By: Dongquan
Everything But The Girls Against Boys
Everything But The Girl combined with Girls Against Boys
Submitted By: neptunevsmars
Everything But The Spice Girls
Everything But The Girl combined with Spice Girls
...and David Beckham.
Submitted By: Davey

There are additional Everything But The Girl Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Missing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could you be there?
Original Lyrics:
Could you be dead?
"Missing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the deserts miss Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the deserts miss the rain
"Missing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the desert's misty rain.
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the deserts miss the rain.
"Missing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I mess you
Like the devils mess the red
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the deserts miss the rain
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Missing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the desert's mystery
Original Lyrics:
Like the deserts miss the rain.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Ryan

My friend was in the car with me and this song comes on the radio. He perks up, looks at me and asks "why does she miss him like the desert's mystery?" I look at him and giggle then told him the correct lyric. He was like "Ah that makes more sense"

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Missing"
Better Lyrics:
And I'm a shoe
like the devil is Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
like the deserts miss the rain
Submitted by: emma walsh

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Missing"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Step off the train
I'm walking down your street again
And past your door,
but you don't live there anymore
It's years since you've been there
Now you've disappeared somewhere,
like outer space
You've found some better place
And I miss you,
like the deserts miss the rain
And I miss you,
like the deserts miss the rain
Why They're Nonsensical:
This song has always stuck under my craw. First of all, she is talking about some distant heartache that she can't get over. That's all well and good, but how is that like deserts missing the rain? Deserts are created and continue to expand due to an utter lack of rain. I doubt if a desert (if it could obtain consciousness in the human sense) would miss the rain at all, since it would cease to be a desert and instead become some sort of lush environment. If you move further along, you see the lyrics: And the years have proved to offer, nothing since you've moved You're long gone, but I can't move on She can't move on? The Sahara grows by a mile each year. It moves on. So do most deserts. She clearly is talking about longing, and no desert (or any entity) longs for something that would make it cease to be. Stupid euro pop bands.
Submitted by: Fred
 

Band Name Anagrams:

Hinge The Very Girl Butt Submitted by: Amber Penn

Song Title Anagrams:

"Cry Moss, Earth" originally "Cross My Heart"
Submitted by: Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room

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