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Song Parodies -> "Successor"

Original Song Title:

"Forever"

Original Performer:

Papa Roach

Parody Song Title:

"Successor"

Parody Written by:

the_conqueror_of_parodies

The Lyrics

The legacy hero! Because sometimes your comic book needs a sales boost!
We share superpowers but the gap in age
Has made a lightbulb go on for me:
The day that I'm through punchin' evil dudes
I can't just leave this face-mask restin' on my hearth
No, I wanna leave a long legacy
And you're gonna be the start of it
Could maybe last forever
Hope that's not real pressure, don't want too much pressure

Take my name for your own
Yes, I'm gonna name you my successor
A new face, old logo
That's what happens when you're a successor

Callin' me a liar simply because I'm
Not two minutes from straight losin' my life
Face covered in dirt, blood and sweat, it hurts
As I beg you to take this mantle of mine
I don't want the guilt all piled on you, that's awful
A pretty bad legacy
Oscar-worthy, I hate it
Have my symbol tainted? No, I'll ask now real nice

Got a stain on your soul?
Doesn't make one a good damn successor
I'll ask straight, that's my goal
So then you'll be a good damn successor

No sidekick
I hate that trope
Gives me fear
That my fights will kill you, so
I'll just give (I'll just give)
You a small hope (you a small hope)
In ten years (in ten years)
You'll change tights, that sounded gross

Brand new face, old logo
World knows I've chosen you as successor
Public space, let them know
That I really want you as successor

Folks get pissed (folks get pissed)
It sucks, I know (it sucks, I know)
Change is feared (change is feared)
"This new guy? He needs to go"
White as shit
And you're not so
But my fears
Are more "I've no flakes as rogues"
They won't quit

I wonder why legacy heroes are more of a thing in DC than Marvel. There's probably a few good thinkpieces out there on this subject, but reading requires me to go beyond "wondering" and into the dangerous realm of "caring".

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