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Album cover parody of In the Hands of God by Newsboys
Parody album cover
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Band Name Origins:

  • Their first album was titled "Read All About It". Submitted by: Enzan

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Cup O'Pee""Cup O'Tea"Lisa Basil
"Cup O'Wee""Cup O'Tea"Lisa Basil

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Long Lonesome Highway," Michael Parks"Ten Thousand Miles," Newsboys
"Born Again," Newsboys"Suicidal Failure," Suicidal Tendencies

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Going Pubic" originally "Going Public"
Wendy Torrance
"God's Not Dad" originally "God's Not Dead"
Wendy Torrance
"My Fried Jesus" originally "My Friend Jesus"
No worse than some peoples' concept of Jesus
Karen Smith
"My Friend Jess" originally "My Friend Jesus"
Karen Smith
"Lost The Lot" originally "Lost The Plot"

There are additional Newsboys song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"God's Not Dread" originally "God's Not Dead"
Hopefully not!
Heather Brockwell
"Good's Not Dead" originally "God's Not Dead"
Hopefully not!
Heather Brockwell
"Gold's Not Dead" originally "God's Not Dead"
"Ten Thousand Smiles" originally "Ten Thousand Miles"
Yvette Bristle
"The Fad Of The Eland" originally "The Fad Of The Land"
Eland = a type of African antelope
Lauren Overstreet

There are additional Newsboys song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Going Publix" originally "Going Public"
As in the grocery store Publix
"God's Not Read" originally "God's Not Dead"
"God's Not Lead" originally "God's Not Dead"
I would hope not!
"Pod's Not Dead" originally "God's Not Dead"
Someone singing about their I-pod battery?
"Zod's Not Dead" originally "God's Not Dead"
About the DC Comics Character General Zod?

There are additional Newsboys song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Entertaining Angels""Apathetic Gamers"Ethan Hall
"Elle G.""Al G."Elyse Durham
"Take Me To Your Leader""Take Me To Your Lawyer"Elyse Durham

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
God's Not Dead (Like a Lion)Freedom from Religion FoundationThe Thin Controller
Lost The PlotRobert Jordan's answering machineBergil
Lost the PlotCemetaryAdmiral Memo
Lost The PlotWriterAdmiral Memo

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Fox News
Sly Fox combined with The Newsboys
A 1980's music duo from America and a 1990's-to-present Christian band from Australia combining to make a band named after a TV news station, why not?
Submitted By: JeReMy
Huey Lewis And The Newsboys
Huey Lewis And The News combined with Newsboys
Submitted By: Bethany Byrd
Newsboys Don't Cry
Newsboys combined with Boys Don't Cry
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners

Misheard Lyrics:

"God's Not Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let love explode
Original Lyrics:
Let love explore
"We Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
So, Let our faith be more than ant farms
Original Lyrics:
So, let our faith be more than anthems
"Spirit Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it didn't come from skating with Polly Robles
Original Lyrics:
And it didn't come from skating with holy rollers
"Entertaining Angels"
Misheard Lyrics:
And today an angel's by the light of my
TV screen
Original Lyrics:
Entertaining angels, by the light of my
T. V. screen.
There are additional Newsboys misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Wanna Live with Abandon"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna live with Batman.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna live with abandon.

Story about this misheard lyric by: KB

My dad thought that it was weird that this was a Christian song that referenced Batman, so we asked him what he was talking about. He said he just couldn't understand why they wanted to live with Batman! We straightened it out for him.

There are additional Newsboys misheard stories available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

The Misrhymed Lyrics:
What rhymes with Cornelius? Helium!
Why They're Misrhymed:
Helium doesn't rhyme with Cornelius...
Submitted by: John Miller

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"My Friend Jesus"
The Lyrics:
You say two wrongs don't make a right, Just try listening to Celine Dion all night!
Who They Mention:
Celine Dion
Submitted by: Francesco

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
RSL 1984... Some kissed the girls , I kissed the floor.
Track 10 off their 2009 album ; In The Hands Of God
Submitted by: Francesco
"Wherever We Go"
Opening Lines:
Wherever we go the bluebirds sing, and the flowers bloom and the grass gets green...
Track 1 off their 2006 album ; Go.
Submitted by: Francesco
There are additional Newsboys spelling lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Nosy Webs Submitted by: Cotton Lorraine
Yew Snobs Submitted by: Lydia Helton
New Bossy Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Now, Bessy Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Bessy Won Submitted by: Lydia Helton

Song Title Anagrams:

"Hottest Poll" originally "Lost The Plot"
A surprising omission until now
Submitted by: Judith
"The Pot's Toll" originally "Lost The Plot"
Submitted by: Renee Scoggins
"Help Lost Tot" originally "Lost The Plot"
Submitted by: Judith
"Hell's Top Tot" originally "Lost The Plot"
Submitted by: Judith

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"The Mission"
The Lyrics:
When the runners came from Bethlehem...
Bethlehem is a city which still exists today, and is famous for being the birthplace of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the World.
Submitted by: Francesco

Song Title Acrostics:

COT: "Cup O' Tea"
Submitted by: Lance Crackers

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"The Lad Of The Fanned" originally "The Fad Of The Land"
Submitted by: D. Melody Dole, MD
"Make Tea To Your Leader" originally "Take Me To Your Leader"
Submitted by: Allison Lafferty

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

The Lyrics:
Hold the milk, put back the sugar.
Mold the hilk, but pack the sugar.
Submitted by: Francesco

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