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Band Name Origins:

  • In the Balkan peninsula (singer Alex Kapranos' ancestors came from Greece), there is a country called Bosnia and Herzegovina. Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, they were seized by Austria-Hungary in 1908. In 1914, World War One began when Gavrilo Princip, who wanted this territory to be Serbian, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman
  • They saw a special on TV about the archduke, Franz Ferdinand, liked the name, and used it. Submitted by: MagentaLipsKitty

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Auf Asche"Despite its German title, the entire song is sung in English - Alan of Seville

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"F*** Me Hard""Take Me Out"Lindzaur
"I Don't Want To""Do You Want To"Alan the Ottoman
"20 Hands""40 Feet"Livvy

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Trapped In A Corner," Death"Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand
"This Place Is A Prison," The Postal Service"Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand
"Movies," Alien Ant Farm"Michael," Franz Ferdinand
"You'll Be In My Heart," Phil Collins"Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Ark Of The Matinee" originally "Dark Of The Matinee"
Tara Gilmer
"Arts Of Pleasure" originally "Darts Of Pleasure"
Connie Brady

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Do You Want Two" originally "Do You Want To"
Two of what?
Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Take Men Out" originally "Take Me Out"
"Stake Me Out" originally "Take Me Out"
How a desperate vampire asks for a date?
"You Could Shave It So Much Better" originally "You Could Have It So Much Better"
Connie Brady

Change a Letter:

"Fake Me Out" originally "Take Me Out"
Surprised no one thought of this yet
"You Could Hate It So Much Better" originally "You Could Have It So Much Better"
Guess there are less bad ways to hate something.
Patricia McClure
"You Could Pave It So Much Better" originally "You Could Have It So Much Better"
Connie Brady
"You Could Wave It So Much Better" originally "You Could Have It So Much Better"
Connie Brady
"You Could Save It So Much Better" originally "You Could Have It So Much Better"
Connie Brady


Aug 17
a parody of "Take me out" by Franz Ferdinand
Funny song about Paris Hilton and love and also love for Paris Hilton, featuring Paris Hilton. Well, kinda featuring :) Help me go viral! Like, comment and share with others :) I want Paris Hilton to hear this masterpiece :) 'Cause it's kinda Awesome :)
YouTube: (Online - YouTube)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Take Me Out""Buy Us Out"Arch Vile
"Take Me Out""Hate This Crowd"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Do You Want To""Do You Have To"Fack Sabbath
"Take Me Out""Take Ke$ha Out"Fack Sabbath
"Darts Of Pleasure""Darts Of Fack Sabbath"Fack Sabbath
"Walk Away""Rolf Away"Fack Sabbath
"Take Me Out""Catch Some Trout"Christopher Long
"Take Me Out""Check This Out"Porfle Popnecker
"Take Me Out""Faked Me Out"Matthias
"Take Me Out""Britney Spears"Dongquan

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Take Me OutDating ServiceMagentaLipsKitty
Tell Her TonightDating ServiceThomas

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Cheating On YouAny Marriage Counselling ServiceJohnW
This FireFire Department / Arson Report Hotlinemeggo
Take Me OutEscort Servicesamuel B.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Do You Want To
   Franz Ferdinand
Take Me Out
   Franz Ferdinand
Do You Want To Take Me Out?
Yet another combo of same-artist songs
My Name Is
   Franz Ferdinand
My Name Is Michael
.....Let's go and Kariokay!
Flatfooted Bigred
My Name Is
   Franz Ferdinand
My Name Is Jacqueline
Alan the Ottoman
   Franz Ferdinand
Evil Michael
mr. X
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Do You Want To"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the water
Original Lyrics:
Do you, do you want to?
"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you leave me
And if you greet me
You leave me broken, Sha-na-na-na
You leave me broken, Sha-la-la-la
If I move, pass a dime
If I move, pass it on
If I move to pass the time
Original Lyrics:
And if you leave here
You leave me broken, shattered I lie
If I move, this could die
"Do You Want To"
Misheard Lyrics:
Scooby-Doo, you want to?
Original Lyrics:
Do you, do you want to?
"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I move, Sensodyne
Original Lyrics:
If I move, this could die
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Do You Want To"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the water
Original Lyrics:
Do you, do you want to?

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I thought it had to do with the song "Take Me to the River"!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Do You Wanna"
The Funny Lyrics:
your famous friend well i blew him before you oh yea.
Why They're Funny:
i dont know about you but that sounds a little sus to me
Submitted by: kieth speed

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Take Me Out"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Take me out
I know I won't be leaving here with you
Why They're Repetitive:
Firat of all, all seven verses end with 'take me out.' Secondly, 'I know I won't be leaving here with you' is the only phrase in the chorus, and it is also the last words of the intro (the fast part).
Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman
"Dark Of The Matinee"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Find me in the matinee
Dark of the matinee
It's easy in the matinee
The dark of the matinee
Is is mine
Why They're Repetitive:
Ok, I counted and they say matinee 12 times in that song that and matinee is a really annoying word too hear that much plus the way the say it, and what is yours!
Submitted by: Curtis

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Darts of Pleasure"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
You can feel my lips undress your eyes
Why They're Nonsensical:
How are lips supposed to undress your eyes? What's the connection?
Submitted by: Alexis J
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Michael your the boy with all the sticky hips
sticky hair, stubble on my sticky lips
Why They're Nonsensical:
Why are his hips sticky? I think I know why his lips are (they'd naturally be), but why his hips and his hair? ew
Submitted by: sonny

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"You Could Have It So Much Better"
The Insulting Lyrics:
The last message you sent
Said I looked truly down
That I oughtta come over
And talk about it
Well I wasn't down
I just wasn't smiling at you
Why They're Insulting:
It's a guilt trip and a slap in the face all rolled into one perfect condescending delivery!
Submitted by: Joe

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Come all over me
Come and dance with me, Michael
Beautiful boys on a beautiful dance-floor
Michael you're dancing like a beautiful dance-whore
Stubble on my sticky lips...
Why They're Inappropriate:
Above, just some examples of the dodginess of Michael... Do I really have to explain?
Submitted by: Hazel
"Do You Want To"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Well he's a friend and we're so proud of ya Your famous friend well I blew him before ya Oh yeah
Why They're Inappropriate:
You blew him...? Um, nice. A little bit too much information perhaps.
Submitted by: Greaser
There are additional inappropriate lyrics available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"The Dark of the Matinee"
The Dated Lyrics:
So I'm on BBC2 now,
telling Terry Wogan how I've made it.
Why They're Dated:
Terry Wogan died in 2016.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Dark of the Matinee"
The Lyrics:
So I'm on BBC2 now, telling Terry Wogan how I made it
Who They Mention:
Terry Wogan, a former TV and Radio presenter in the UK until his death in 2016.
Submitted by: Steve
"Walk Away"
The Lyrics:
Stalin smiles and Hitler laughs
Churchill claps Mao Tse-Tung on the back
Who They Mention:
Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, and Mao Tse Tung
Submitted by: Sarah
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"The Fallen"
The Lyrics:
Well who gives a damn about the prophets of Tesco
Product Brand Name:
Tesco (the UK supermarket chain)
Submitted by: Todd W. Zimmerman
The Lyrics:
I didn't tell you that the only dream is Valium for me
Product Brand Name:
Valium Prescriptions
Submitted by: Mickey D.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
Jacqueline was seventeen working on a desk.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Acrostics:

COY: "Cheating On You"
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Doubt Icers" originally "Outsiders"
Submitted by: Christina Caraway
"Woo To Daunt You" originally "Do You Want To"
Submitted by: Renee Sutton
"Do Two Want You?" originally "Do You Want To"
Submitted by: Emily Lime
"Make Tea Out" originally "Take Me Out"
Submitted by: B1982

Foreign Language in English Songs:

"Darts of Pleasure"
The Lyrics:
Ich heiße Superphantastisch!
Ich trinke Schampus mit Lachsfisch!
Ich heiße Su-per-phan-tas-tisch!
Heard towards the end of the song, translated from German to English as "My name is Superfantastic! I drink champagne with salmon! My name is Superfantastic!"
Submitted by: Dave

Lyrics Alliteration:

"The Fallen"
The Lyrics:
I need a bit of black and blue to be in rotation!
Four instances of the B sound in one line of the song.
Submitted by: WiffleHat

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Do You Want To?"
The Lyrics:
He's a friend and he's so proud of you.
He's a friend and I knew him before you.
He's a friend and we're so proud of you.
Your famous friend, well, I blew him before you.
A guy around a date who's talking about or around a male friend she met through him... Yeah. Again, I think it speaks for itself.
Submitted by: Aninnymouse
There are additional Bad Ringtone Choices available.

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