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Song Parodies -> "The Bland Delusion"

Original Song Title:

"The Grand Illusion"

Original Performer:


Parody Song Title:

"The Bland Delusion"

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The Lyrics

Another take on the "American Idol" show. After watching for many years I can only conclude that the majority of people trying out are doing it just for the "experience" of doing it. They don't *really* think they can sing. Do they? ;-)
Tuned into the 'Bland Delusion'
Summon them and hear them 'singing'
Sing real nice and they'll pick you for their show
The song is sung, the notes start straying
Suddenly my head is pounding
Wish they'd kept their dream all to themselves!

But they're schooled by the radio, the iPod and the MP3s
They see the videos of how their life should be
But that's not every day reality

So if you stink they're likely to be refusin'
'Cause you failed to make the grade
Just remember that it's a competition
And no, you haven't been betrayed (we're not swayed)

[Instrumental, no singing!]

So don't you blink or likely they'll be excusin'
And you'll never have the fame
Just remember that you sing in seclusion
And in the shower's not the same

American I-dol auditions
Join them in their blind ambitions
Hope it doesn't leave a lasting scar

But every night I watch in wonder
They come out from rock they're under
To show the world their singing blunders
It's just too bizarre.....

Randy: Naw dawg, it wasn't good for me. Singing's not your thing man.

Kara: Uhh, it was.....interesting. You have a.....unique voice, but I'm afraid it's a no honey.

Simon: Absolutely horrible. Why are you having a normal conversation with him? This is a dairy farmer dressed as a woman!

Contestant: Um, can I try another song?

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 9

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Warren Baker - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Preach it, brother! Nice job with with another tune from the styx.
Old Man Ribber - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Another hit! I get the distinct impression that you find pop uninspired. ;D
Fiddlegirl - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
I steer clear of "American Idol", as I'd never have the patience (or fortitude) to sit through an entire episode-- for the reasons you outline so well! :D
Christie Marie M - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
I know that I'll never make it to American Idol, even though I don't sing too bad! I'll probably be bashed by Simon and Kara. I can only sing in the shower, that's for sure! That would definitely be sung in Simon and/or Kara's POV! Great work and I rate this song 555!
AFW - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Gotta hate those loan sharks, and love this parody
AFW - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Oops..this comment was for the other song, oh well...I like this one, too
Phil Nelson - February 05, 2010 - Report this comment
This was great. I never watch the show but I saw one of those episodes once. 5's
Ann Hammond - February 06, 2010 - Report this comment
he he
Timmy1k - February 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Good take on a show that shows the bad singing to get a "freak show' kind of reaction and a watching
AFW - February 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Very fine capsule spoof of A.I.
blackjack21 - February 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks very much to Warren Baker, Old Man Ribber, Fiddlegirl, Christie Marie M, AFW, Airfarcewon, Phil Nelson, Ann Hammond, Timmy 1k and AFW. Thanks for sending me to Hollywood, dawg!
mark Scotti - February 08, 2010 - Report this comment
The votes tally to 555 on this performance!

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