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Song Parodies -> "Bad at "Tough""

Original Song Title:

"Hangin' Tough"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

New Kids on the Block

Parody Song Title:

"Bad at "Tough""

Parody Written by:

the_conqueror_of_parodies

The Lyrics

It's alright to have an "image" for your musical career that's at odds with who you really are (see: Billie Eilish). The trick is actually being able to pull it off...
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Listen up, ev'rybody, if you wanna start a band
It's really important to be in demand
To hold the attention of the crowds for long
It's best to not look like a prat with a faux-hard song

You don't wanna be bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Looks dumb, ugh, ugh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

If someone can see through your fa├žade, you will flop
One quick hashtag and your album will bomb
So if you present yourselves as "wicked" and "bad"
You'll learn the hard way that a frown is not that hard to crack

And they'll know you're bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Never tough enough
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Looks dumb, ugh, ugh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Can fake "deep and artsy", can pull off that "sexy" thing
But you'll look like a poser if "bad boy"'s what you sing

Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Never tough enough
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Bad at "tough"
Looks dumb, ugh, ugh

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, you're bad at "tough"
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, bad at "tough"
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, real bad at "tough"
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, bad at "tough"
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, you're bad at "tough"
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, bad at "tough"

Obvious inspiration: the New Kids apparently trying to sound like Run-DMC here.

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