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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"
Peter
"Stake Me Out" originally "Take Me Out"
How a desperate vampire asks for a date?
Peter
"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
Anne
"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

Recordings:

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""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
"Take Me Out""Are You Dave Gorman?"martyn mercer uk

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Take Me OutDating ServiceMagentaLipsKitty
Tell Her TonightDating ServiceThomas

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
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
Submittor
My Name Is
   Eminem
Michael
   Franz Ferdinand
My Name Is Michael
.....Let's go and Kariokay!
Flatfooted Bigred
My Name Is
   Eminem
Jacqueline
   Franz Ferdinand
My Name Is Jacqueline
Alan the Ottoman
Evil
   Interpol
Michael
   Franz Ferdinand
Evil Michael
mr. X
My Name Is
   Eminem
Michael
   Franz Ferdinand
My Name Is Michael
Raphael
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Har du fiskedej?
Original Lyrics:
If I move this could die.
"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I won't be lieber herr
Original Lyrics:
I know I won't be leaving here
"This Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
This boy's so spectacular
Not a boy but a welded bachelor
or
Not a boy but a well-bred bachelor
Original Lyrics:
This boy's so spectacular
Not a boy but a wealthy bachelor
"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
You leave me broken; shattered, I lie there.
Original Lyrics:
You leave me broken, shattered alive.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Take Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Har du fiskedej?
Original Lyrics:
If I move this could die.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Glenn O'Brien

In Danish, the mishearing means "Do you have fish dough?"

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 mine...it 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
"Michael"
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:

"Michael"
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.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"You're The Reason I'm Leaving"
The Lyrics:
As we ride along under an optimistic sun
The radio sings that Everybody song by R.E.M.
And Here I Am Fighting Fighting
Yes I'm Fighting not to cry
Who They Mention:
R.E.M.
Submitted by: theinvisibleband
 

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
"Outsiders"
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:

"Jacqueline"
Opening Lines:
Jacqueline was seventeen working on a desk.
Comments:
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!
Why:
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!
Why:
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.
Why:
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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