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Song Parodies -> "Tourist"

Original Song Title:

"Loser"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Beck

Parody Song Title:

"Tourist"

Parody Written by:

Matthias

The Lyrics

Saw this place in magazines
And it looked groovy
So I hoped on a plane
Here in Canada I'll say "Eh"
Hit up Niagara Falls
Boast of my testicles
I’ve the gall to ride it in a barrel
Grab my snapshot
And flip off the camera
T-shirt wearing with my black socks
And my lame sandals
I’ll hit the casinos and waste all my green
Chug a whole lot of ounces
Then whine cause I got beat
I’m on vacation
Left my brain home in Maine
I’ll crash here in the lobby
Cause my room key is lost
I’m not peeved although someone robbed me
You’d think that I’d be frustrated
But my office makes me heave
Might get sprayed with mace
By those chicks at the bar
Since I went and called them all tramps
And said that they should ride me hard

So stupid…

I’m… On Vacation!
I’m a tourist, Baby!
That’s why they all hate me!!!

“See my barrel snapshot!!!”

I’m… On Vacation
I’m a tourist, Baby!
That’s why they all hate me!!!

Next year I traveled to the Magic Kingdom
Fan of amusement parks and a Mickey Mouse lover
I knocked over people
While I’m running through the line
Fake “No ingles” if I hear those bastards whine
I won’t act composed
I’m an insane whack-job
I’ll read the park map but its EPCOT’s I swapped
If you try to help I’ll yell in your face
“I know where I’m at!!!
But where the Hell is Mission Space?!?!”
When in line make out with my date
I don’t care if kids see
As I grope her while I wait
On the ride she is gonna flash
Then I will get uptight
When you delete our picture!!!

We’re… On vacation!
We are tourists, Baby!
That’s why we’re such dummies!!!

“These prices are expensive!!!”

We’re… On vacation!!!!
We are tourists, Baby!
That’s why we’re complaining!!!

“Gulped down fifteen beers!!!”
“No, I won’t calm down!!!”

I’m…..
[Drunken mumbling in the background]

“When at dinner yell at waiters
Where’s my freakin’ drink?!?!?!!?!
Go and get it!!!!!!!”

I’m…
On Vacation!
I’m a tourist, Baby
Locals want to kill me!!!

I’m…
On Vacation!!!
I’m a tourist, Baby
In your shot I’m leaping

I’m…
On Vacation!!!
I’m a tourist, Baby
Speak English, In Paree’

“I don’t know French, Frenchies!”

I’m…
On Vacation!!!
I’m a tourist, Baby
I’ll scream like a banshee!!!

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Glen S - March 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Enjoyed the storyline in this one Matty. How was it being a tourist instead of a Boat Guide who's cocoNUTS? Liked 'Left my brain home in Maine' and the whole magic kindgom and EPCOT stanza
Matthias - March 26, 2012 - Report this comment
Thanks Glen! As you can probably tell I've delt with this guy while working at Disney World. I thankfully wasn't as bad as he is when I'm on vacation.
brightCAP - August 13, 2012 - Report this comment
>Great work on these difficult verses! They relate to the original very well and they're highly entertaining. >Favorite line: “See my barrel snapshot!!!”
Agrimorfee - August 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Like the man said, write what you know. You done good here.
Mark Scotti - August 17, 2012 - Report this comment
(ABC) Sound like what we think (In Jersey) of the vacationers coming down to the shore. We call them BENNIES!
Porfle Popnecker - August 19, 2012 - Report this comment
Funny stuff.
bobpiecheese - August 23, 2012 - Report this comment
(ABC) This read like an extended Not Always Right entry from the other perspective. That's a good thing, BTW. Hilarious parody, 555!
Abbott Skelding - August 23, 2012 - Report this comment
I love this sooo much! Excellent job as always Matty! 555 frequent flier miles for you!
Blaydeman - August 23, 2012 - Report this comment
(ABC) I love visiting other countries, but I don't do it exactly like that LOL Great work!
Meriadoc - November 06, 2012 - Report this comment
I had to go back a second time and watch the video of the OS and um....mmmmm...where was I? Oh yes, parody - good job on this one.
brightCAP - November 07, 2012 - Report this comment
My favorite line is "Please don't be crass or snide, I am the universe"
brightCAP - November 07, 2012 - Report this comment
Oops, I pasted th^t in the wrong place. My favorite line is still "See my barrel snapshot!"
Abbott Skelding - January 26, 2014 - Report this comment
Still an excellent read, Many funny lines and a classic OS. Great work!
Max Power - January 27, 2014 - Report this comment
On the top of the world anyone? We all think that while on vacation.
bobpiecheese - January 28, 2014 - Report this comment
(Artistry) See above!
Blaydeman - January 28, 2014 - Report this comment
(Artistry) See Above, this own is world's of fun!

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