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Song Parodies -> "From A Distance (I'm Short-sighted)"

Original Song Title:

"From a Distance"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bette Midler

Parody Song Title:

"From A Distance (I'm Short-sighted)"

Parody Written by:

Gwyneth Jones

The Lyrics

From a distance, your eyes look blue - or green
And your hair looks like a nest
From a distance, your face is just a blur
And I realise how much I'm blessed
From a distance, you look pretty good
And you're only over a mile
Away - then you come close, and I see your nose
All your spots light up around your smile.

From a distance, the cars look like a blur
A flash of red and black then it's gone
From a distance, I can't read print that's small
And the hundred people blend into one
From a distance, I really have to strain
And I look stupid when I squint
And you laugh and point, trying to get me annoyed
Yes - I know I look a right bint.

I am watching you - I'm trying to anyway
I am watching you - from a distance

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Overall Rating: 3.2

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Royce Miller - April 14, 2003 - Report this comment
Interesting idea
WhizkidF - July 18, 2003 - Report this comment
This parody is a sight for sore eyes!

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