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Band Name Origins:

  • Came about when co-frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat took inspiration from 17th century Marquis De Sade novel, "The Lusts Of The Libertines", a novel about all kinds of sexual perversion, bondage and sado-masochism. Submitted by: LMG
  • The band were practicing one night when Pete Doherty (front-man) picked up the book "Lust of the Libertines" and thought it to be a good name for the band. It was shortened to "The Libertines". Submitted by: Joel

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"what happend of the likely lads""what became of the likely lads"Danny and ben

Change a Letter:

"Time For Herpes" originally "Time For Heroes"
I'm not THAT libertine!
Carla Jorgensen
"Time For Hermes" originally "Time For Heroes"
Hermes = messenger of the Greek gods
Carmen Vortex Street
"Mime For Heroes" originally "Time For Heroes"
Carmen Vortex Street
"I Get Alone" originally "I Get Along"
Eileen Wright

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Can't Stand Me Now""Can't Stand You Now"Dumb Ass Kid

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

Song Name
What Katie DidDocumentry About How Katie Holmes Fell In Love With Tom CruiseLister169

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Can't Stand Me Now
   The Libertines
Can't Stand Milk Now

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

The Ad-Libertines
The Ad-Libs combined with The Libertines
Submitted By: Donna Gelpigi

Misheard Lyrics:

"The Good Old Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gayest dream has all fallen through
Original Lyrics:
The Arcadian Dream has all fallen through
"The Ha Ha Wall"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm empty, lost, alone
Oh, won't you heat my car?
Original Lyrics:
I'm empty, lost, and alone
Oh, won't you heed my call?
"What Katie did"
Misheard Lyrics:
Since you said goodbye
Pokemons fill my eyes
And I don't know why
Original Lyrics:
Since you said goodbye
Polka dots fill my eyes
And I don't know why
"I Get Along"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kettle on, kettle on, kettle on, kettle on!
Original Lyrics:
Get along, get along, get along, get along!
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Can't Stand Men, Ow!" originally "Can't Stand Me Now"
Not all men are that bad.
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Tim E. For Heroes" originally "Time For Heroes"
What if Heroes don't want Tim E?
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

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