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Song Parodies -> "The Soprano Has Been Sinking"

Original Song Title:

"The Piano Has Been Drinking"

Original Performer:

Tom Waits

Parody Song Title:

"The Soprano Has Been Sinking"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Hitting those high notes is always a challenge. So when you falter, your boss is on your ass in a microsecond...
The soprano has been sinking
Should be high and not deep
Not a low enough pitch for alt rock
Still not as high as it should be
It's a problem that has flared up
At the wrong time: about to go on stage
Couldn't let us know in advance 'bout this
Cheap and high-price seats, they all will hate
That the soprano has been sinking
The soprano has been sinking

All the punters will be seething
If the high note's shy, far from right
You need to reach all of them, falter
And your "soprano" label is a lie so plain
That your fame will shrink quite smaller
Cause the soprano has been sinking

The soprano has been sinking
When you flounder, you look stupid, useless
Twit who gets tomatoes
Thrown at that dress with the umpteen sequins
I remind you: you'll pay that gross
Since the soprano has been sinking

The soprano has been sinking
And the bad notes are painful
It's a right old downer
We'll lose all of our profits
And then the boos will just get louder
And the reviews will be gruelling
And I'll set your ass on fire
Okay, on that one, I'm fooling
But I wish you were a liar
How your soprano has been sinking
The soprano has been sinking
The soprano has been sinking
Off key, off key, off key, off key, off key

I'd like to pretend that I deliberately wrote a parody about failed high notes to the tune of a song by Captain McBoot-Full-O'-Gravel himself, but it would be a filth, heinous lie.

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