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This is the most recent information about Level 42 that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Level 42, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Band Name Origins:

  • I'm pretty certain Level 42 is the floor on which citizens are tortured and dispatched in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil". However, I'm not sure whether the band predates the movie or not. Submitted by: Zog
  • Band's name is a reference to Douglas Adams' "The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy", where the ultimate answer to the ultimate question is stated to be "42". Submitted by: Heathcliff the Cat

Stupid Band Names:

  • Is this how far they got on a certain video game? If so, I wonder which game it was?? Submitted by: Elizabeth

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Stage 42Stage is another video game term for a level.Larcen Tyler
GameplayGamers have to reach various levels as goals Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Level 1No matter how good they are, they never got that high did they?Auto2112mbe

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"My Father's Booze""My Father's Shoes"Lori Tirol
"The Sleepsquawkers""The Sleepwalkers"Rhoda Dohr

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Love School," The Divinyls"Lessons In Love," Level 42
"Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)," George Harrison"Love In A Peaceful World," Level 42
"Something About You," Level 42"You're Beautiful," James Blunt
"Lessons In Love," Level 42"Teach Me Tonight," Jo Stafford
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"My Father's Hoes" originally "My Father's Shoes"
Marjorie Danvers
"Something Abut You" originally "Something About You"
Regina Olsen
"Something About Yu" originally "Something About You"
As in Yu Darvish, Japanese-born MLB pitcher.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"My Father's Shores" originally "My Father's Shoes"
Marjorie Danvers

Change a Letter:

"My Father's Shops" originally "My Father's Shoes"
Marjorie Danvers
"My Father's Shows" originally "My Father's Shoes"
Marjorie Danvers
"My Bather's Shoes" originally "My Father's Shoes"
Marjorie Danvers
"Something About Lou" originally "Something About You"
Laura Wilkins
"Cunning In The Family" originally "Running In The Family"
Kirsten Abercrombie

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Running In The Family""Running The Colony"Yet Another Dutchman

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Lessons In LoveMarriage counselingT. Marie T....lots of AKA's

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Been Caught Stealing
   Jane's Addiction
My Father's Shoes
   Level 42
Been Caught Stealing My Father's Shoes
I think they look so much better on me!
Jacynthia Maries
Is There Something I Should Know?
   Duran Duran
Something About You
   Level 42
Is There Something I Should Know About You?
Little Old Lady Hu

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

High Level Inergy
High Inergy combined with Level 42
Submitted By: Mike Rofinter
Level 43
Level 42 combined with Next
Submitted By: redsimba
Level 37
Level 42 combined with The Minus 5
Submitted By: Regina Olsen
Level 43
Level 42 combined with Plus One
A variation of a submission already here.
Submitted By: Susan

There are additional Level 42 Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Lessons in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was long
Original Lyrics:
I was wrong
"Something About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jump into the sea
Original Lyrics:
Drawn into the stream
"Heaven in My Hands"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel so carefree
Original Lyrics:
I feel so guilty
"Lessons in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not a clown
Original Lyrics:
I'm not proud
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Something About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those diamond rings
Original Lyrics:
Those diamond dreams

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I thought to have heard "diamond rings"...which make sense.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Running In The Family"
The Funny Lyrics:
Dad rang the officer in charge, a man so large he barely fit his circumstances
Why They're Funny:
I can just picture a hulking great sergeant on the phone telling some guy his two sons are down the station
Submitted by: Red Devil 84

Song Title Space Change:

"Less On Sin Love" originally "Lessons In Love"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Lesson Sin Love" originally "Lessons In Love"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Song Title Anagrams:

"I Strove" originally "It's Over"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Vote, Sir!" originally "It's Over"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Vise Rot" originally "It's Over"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"So Rivet" originally "It's Over"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Sit Over" originally "It's Over"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

SAY: "Something About You"
Submitted by: Pipeye

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Lessons In Love"
1990 Philippine romantic drama
Submitted by: Joey F.

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