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Let's face it, musicians are weird (I'm allowed to say that because I'm a musician as well). But do you know what's even more bizarre, and hysterical? Some of their song titles! Here are 10 laughable song titles!
10. "Even Robots Need Blankets" by Mayday Parade
As odd as this song title is, the song is actually quite melancholy and sad, filled with piano and the soft vocals of Derek Sanders, the lead singer of the band. It's a good example of the saying "don't judge a book by its cover," or in this case, "don't judge a song by its title." This song is from Mayday Parade's 2014 album titled Monsters In the Closet.
9. "Our Lawyer Made Us Change the Name of This Song So We Wouldn't Get Sued" by Fall Out Boy
If you know anything about Fall Out Boy, you would know that they are the king of long and weird song titles, and their 2005 album From Under the Cork Tree is no exception. As the title suggests, they actually did have to change the name of this song to avoid getting sued. The original name of this song was "My Name is Dave Ruffin And These Are the Temptations," but they had to change the name due to copyright reasons.
8. "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)" by The Offspring
This song tells the tale of a white guy who thinks he is cool because he listens to Vanilla Ice, thinks he is "the dopest trip," and got a tattoo of the number 31. Not only is the title of this song funny, but so are the lyrics and the music video. The Offspring has a reputation for writing humorous song lyrics and "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)" is probably one of the funniest songs of the late 90s.
7. "Dysentery Gary" by Blink-182
In case you don't know what dysentery is, it's an infection in the intestines that causes diarrhea and horribleness. "Why on earth would someone write a song with that in the title?" I don't know, ask Blink-182. As well as The Offspring, Blink-182 had their share of crude humor with their lyrics.
6. "Ur So Gay" by Katy Perry
This song tells a tale of a boy who needs SPF 45 "just to stay alive," wears more makeup than a woman, and who listens to Mozart while PMSing. I wonder if this guy actually existed or if Katy simply made up a fictional character who acted like this.
5. "Pete Wentz Is the Only Reason We're Famous" by Cobra Starship
I discovered this song whilst driving in my car and it came on the radio. I actually couldn't believe that this was the name of a song. Pete Wentz is the bass player for Fall Out Boy, which have hilarious song titles as well. Cobra Starship must have really been inspired by the band to make this their song title.
4. "We Threw Gasoline On the Fire and Now We Have Stumps For Hands and No Eyebrows" by NOFX
This song title is funny in a dark and macabre sort of way. I mean, you've got to wonder where the inspiration for this song came from. Leave it to the punk bands like NOFX to come up with crazy titles like this
3. "Jesus Chrysler Drives A Dodge" by The Screaming Blue Messiahs
What a genius use of wordplay, associating "Christ" with "Chrysler," a car brand. Hilarious!
2. "I've Been Flushed From the Bathroom of Your Heart" by Johnny Cash
When people think of Johnny Cash, they probably think of songs like "Ring Of Fire" and "Hurt," not this laughable title. Mr. Cash must have gone through one heck of a breakup when he wrote this.
1. "Satan Gave Me A Taco" by Beck
Okay, we all know Beck is creative when it comes to lyrics...but what? You might be thinking that the title is metaphorical and poetic, but no! The song it LITERALLY about how nasty the taco satan gave him was.