Girls Just Wanna Have Lunch

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Postby Orthography Enthusiast » Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:50 pm

Yesterday I heard Cyndi Lauper's song and it sounded to me as though she was singing Al's lyrics.

Of course, that could be because it was 1 pm and I was in a pizza restaurant.

Sometimes girls do just wanna have lunch. :D
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Postby Scarlatti » Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:08 am

Even though Im not a massive fan of it and I know Al hated it, I gotta say, its done its job.

A.k.a, I cant, physically CANNOT, listen to 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' without singing Als lyrics.

I judge parodies on whether they stick in my head and mess up the original in my mind. So, I guess it was good! :Y
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Postby DonnaNoble » Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:10 am

*bump*

I'll admit this song has grown on me... but one thing just drives me up the wall....

if you listen to this verse
"Don't ask 'em to diner or breakfast or brunch,
girls just wanna have lunch" its a simple A A rhyme scheme... fair enough

All the others are like that as well EXCEPT for this one
"I don't see how they don't weigh a ton
Girls just wanna have lunch" :oo

lunch and ton don't rhyme!!!!

oooch.... I can tell Al rhymed it with "fun" and forgot his song was about lunch, so it makes sense, but Ive never heard Al do that before, which leads me to believe he didn't "Give it his all"

or he just made a mistake... one (fairly obvious) mistake in twelve ALbums is pretty sweet come to think of it...
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Postby Mystik Tomato » Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:06 am

He's done it before, though.
QUOTE ((This Song's Just) Six Words Long)
This song's got nothin' to say
But I'm recording it anyway
I know if I put my mind to it
I know I could find a good rhyme here
[/quote]

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Personally, I can't stand this song. It's probably the only Alsong that I constantly skip over.
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Postby Grom » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:34 pm

All three sound pretty intentional, though Six Words Long and Still Billy Joel pulled it off much better and funnier. This song is just "ugh", and you can tell, just by his singing, that Al thought so too.
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Postby Twinkies Are Yucky » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:19 pm

This song is annoying.
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Postby Orthography Enthusiast » Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:33 pm

it probably annoys Al a bit too since he was more or less forced into it by the label suits

good thing he is a big enough star now that micromanagement does not happen
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Postby M_Robertcop » Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:13 pm

This song makes "Daffy Mal" Yinkle Yankle look like a god.
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Postby WeirdMary0427 » Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:03 pm

I honestly don't have a problem with this song. I think it's pretty funny!
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Postby Mashed Potato » Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:00 pm

its funny, but after a while it gets old the first time i heard it i loved it then it got somehow :vomit:
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