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Song Parodies -> "The Power of the Yeast"

Original Song Title:

"The Number of the Beast"

Original Performer:

Iron Maiden

Parody Song Title:

"The Power of the Yeast"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Want to own a bakery?
Be an artisan of pastry craft?
Beause if you want a loaf not short,
A loaf that is so outstanding
Reckon the power of the yeast
For it is the bread dough riser
10 packets for 6 dollars and 60 cents

What did I know?
My mind was blank
I kneaded dough so much my fingers would ache all the time
A bakery
I could achieve
To bake wheat, rye or white, all for the public so fancy
One day I saw
Crossing the street
An old magician with a warped mind staring straight at me

Still in my dreams
I always bear
That cursed purchase that pissed me off, my kitchen needs repair

Said "Hey now, Jack
Your bread loaves turning slack?
Come have a look and see
Purchase this pack from me
Can't resist!
Buy this now or it will be missed
This is the real deal
That I'm willing to sell
$6.66--the power of my yeast
Super high rate of gas released"

Cash exchanged and
Walked to my place
Then I start to try a new loaf of rye
So that night
The flour is mixing right
The baking soon begun
Oven gets it done
$6.66 for power of his yeast
Bowl of dough was sitting out all night

(A dough rising solo)

The morning comes
Walk in kitchen--Oh Lord!
The dough has now congealed
All over walls and beams
The crazy sprawl
All on the chairs and boards
Can't believe my eyes, the dough ball's oversize!

6 feet thick! The power of the yeast
6 feet thick! A disaster for me!

Now looking back
I have now learned
To resist any sales pitch
From any strange vendor
Such muck and mire
And now of course
I had to hire
A maid to clean up all the floors
Copyright 2009, Agrimorfee.

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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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Matthias - April 28, 2009 - Report this comment
Love the OS good choice for the Artistry competition one of my favorite Iron Maiden songs!!!
TT - April 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I was soooooo hoping for a Monistat-treated infection-parody!
Matthias - May 05, 2009 - Report this comment
What is it with Iron Maiden and bakery themed parodies? Yours about bread and Rex's about pies? Maybe the should be called "Oven Kitchen"
bobpiecheese - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
(Artistry) The ending was a bit lacking, but you kept a strong narrative, which is something I can hardly ever do. The pacing was tight as hell as well (well, there were some slips, but that might just be a slip in my memory). 555!
Rex - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
(Artistry) You need to contact Tim Burton to make the video. Great story that could use a more explosive ending.
Below Average Dave - May 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Such an innocent idea for such a not so innocent style song, it made the contrast in this one fantastic Agri, really liked this one.

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