History Bowdlerise / Music

24th Feb '18 2:13:49 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The admittedly ContemptibleCover of RoxyMusic's ''Country Life'' features two women in transparent underwear standing in front of a forest. A version made for stores that otherwise wouldn't carry it cuts the girls out altogether, leaving a picture of a forest.

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* The admittedly ContemptibleCover of RoxyMusic's Music/RoxyMusic's ''Country Life'' features two women in transparent underwear standing in front of a forest. A version made for stores that otherwise wouldn't carry it cuts the girls out altogether, leaving a picture of a forest.
11th Feb '18 5:46:37 PM Assassin-sensei
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* The edit of Zayn's "Pillowtalk" that plays on Macy's "mstyle" radio station, in addition to blanking out the word 'piss' in the chorus (which isn't censored in the traditional radio edit), blanks out any words that even slightly allude to sex, such as "bodies together" and "dirty and raw".

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* The edit of Zayn's Music/{{Zayn}}'s "Pillowtalk" that plays on Macy's "mstyle" radio station, in addition to blanking out the word 'piss' in the chorus (which isn't censored in the traditional radio edit), blanks out any words that even slightly allude to sex, such as "bodies together" and "dirty and raw".



* The VEVO version of Music/50Cent's "Candy Shop" goes as far as to mute things like "I let you [[spoiler:lick]] the lollipop", "If you be a [[spoiler:nympho]], I'll be a [[spoiler:nympho]]" and "I melt in your [[spoiler:mouth]], girl, not in your hand", leaving the listener to likely fill in ''much'' worse words than what's actually being blanked.

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* The VEVO version of Music/50Cent's Music/FiftyCent's "Candy Shop" goes as far as to mute things like "I let you [[spoiler:lick]] the lollipop", "If you be a [[spoiler:nympho]], I'll be a [[spoiler:nympho]]" and "I melt in your [[spoiler:mouth]], girl, not in your hand", leaving the listener to likely fill in ''much'' worse words than what's actually being blanked.


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* The VEVO version of Petey Pablo's "Freek-a-Leek" is even more censored than the version that was featured in ''[[VideoGame/MidnightClub Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition]]'' (an E10+ game), blanking out words like "drink" and "headboard".
3rd Feb '18 3:00:25 AM McJeff
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* Thhe Irish folk song "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye" has a line in the chorus that goes 'Oh darlin, dear, you look so queer.' The Music/{{Dropkick Murphys}} version omits this line entirely.
29th Jan '18 12:33:25 PM Assassin-sensei
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* The VEVO version of Music/50Cent's "Candy Shop" goes as far as to mute things like "I let you [[spoiler:lick]] the lollipop", "If you be a [[spoiler:nympho]], I'll be a [[spoiler:nympho]]" and "I melt in your [[spoiler:mouth]], girl, not in your hand", leaving the listener to likely fill in ''much'' worse words than what's actually being blanked.
21st Jan '18 6:28:02 PM Twentington
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* Old Dominion released two songs in a row with the word "shit" in them. While "No Such Thing as a Broken Heart" simply muted the second half of "All of this bullshit that goes down on TV", "Written in the Sand" replaced "Let's cut through the shit" with "Let's cut to the quick".
19th Jan '18 5:47:51 PM Assassin-sensei
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** Dua Lipa's "New Rules" has a large chunk of the chorus blanked out/replaced with an echo in the Radio Disney edit.
-->One, don't pick up the phone
-->You know he's only calling 'cause he's [[spoiler:drunk and alone]]
-->Two, don't let him in
-->You have to kick him out again
-->Three, don't be his friend
-->You know you're gonna wake up [[spoiler:in his bed in the morning]]
-->[[spoiler:And if you're under him,]] you ain't getting over him
28th Dec '17 7:07:29 AM Anddrix
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** Charlie Puth's "We Don't Talk Anymore" ''attempts'' to remove "I overdosed", however the editing is quite sloppy, making the line "I over ''(sudden cut)'' should've known your love was a game..."

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** Charlie Puth's Music/CharliePuth's "We Don't Talk Anymore" ''attempts'' to remove "I overdosed", however the editing is quite sloppy, making the line "I over ''(sudden cut)'' should've known your love was a game..."
16th Dec '17 2:30:20 PM nombretomado
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* Oddly, the lyric sheet to the self-titled album by {{OKGO}} has a line in "Don't Ask Me" listed as "Don't waste my blasted time" instead of "Don't waste my ''fucking'' time". The actual song isn't censored though.
** {{OKGO}} have covered "Oliver's Army" by ElvisCostello live - instead of singing it's one NWordPrivileges-averting section ("All it takes is one itchy trigger / one more widow, one less white nigger"), they repeat a line from a previous verse ("If you're out of luck or out of work / we can take you to Johannesburg")

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* Oddly, the lyric sheet to the self-titled album by {{OKGO}} Music/{{OKGO}} has a line in "Don't Ask Me" listed as "Don't waste my blasted time" instead of "Don't waste my ''fucking'' time". The actual song isn't censored though.
** {{OKGO}} OKGO have covered "Oliver's Army" by ElvisCostello Music/ElvisCostello live - instead of singing it's one NWordPrivileges-averting section ("All it takes is one itchy trigger / one more widow, one less white nigger"), they repeat a line from a previous verse ("If you're out of luck or out of work / we can take you to Johannesburg")
26th Nov '17 7:40:54 PM TruebloodJoe
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*** Some stations remove the offending line completely, messing up the flow of the chorus.
26th Nov '17 7:32:11 PM TruebloodJoe
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** Which, ironically, goes much better with the next line of "on the road with Music/PearlJam"
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