History FunnyAneurysmMoment / Music

24th Apr '16 9:59:19 AM Twentington
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* There are two filk albums with solstice carols inspired by [[HPLovecraft H. P. Lovecraft's]] horror writings, intended for the listener who's sick of the usual [[TastesLikeDiabetes Christmas soundtrack]] and relying heavily on LyricalDissonance for it's comedic effect. This combination backfires badly when you listen to it on Christmas 2015, while catching up on the outcomes of the just concluded 21st international climate conference, and realize that Cthulu and R'yleh work quite well as a metaphor for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathrate_gun_hypothesis "methane clathrate gun"]]. [[note]]It's huge, it's been "sleeping" deep under the sea for countless eons, and when it rises, it will cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt through runaway climate change and a mass extinction possibly as big as the "Great Dying" at the end of the Permian era. And there are many people (climate scientists) who really do have nightmares about it, and at least a few particularly pessimist dark-green activists have developed mental illness (depression) and even committed suicide.[[/note]] Suddenly, songs like [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptP0OR-e7rI "Death to the World"]] are a lot less funny.
* When ChuckBerry appeared on ''Top of the Pops'' to perform "My Ding-A-Ling", the BBC only let him do so on the condition that they provide illustrations to show what a "ding-a-ling" actually was. They did so by bringing in a family friendly artist to draw along to the performance. When you consider that Rolf Harris was convicted in 2014 of molesting underage girls, it takes on a whole new meaning.

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* There are two filk albums with solstice carols inspired by [[HPLovecraft H. P. Lovecraft's]] Creator/HPLovecraft's horror writings, intended for the listener who's sick of the usual [[TastesLikeDiabetes Christmas soundtrack]] and relying heavily on LyricalDissonance for it's its comedic effect. This combination backfires badly when you listen to it on Christmas 2015, while catching up on the outcomes of the just concluded 21st international climate conference, and realize that Cthulu and R'yleh work quite well as a metaphor for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathrate_gun_hypothesis "methane clathrate gun"]]. [[note]]It's huge, it's been "sleeping" deep under the sea for countless eons, and when it rises, it will cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt through runaway climate change and a mass extinction possibly as big as the "Great Dying" at the end of the Permian era. And there are many people (climate scientists) who really do have nightmares about it, and at least a few particularly pessimist dark-green activists have developed mental illness (depression) and even committed suicide.[[/note]] Suddenly, songs like [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptP0OR-e7rI "Death to the World"]] are a lot less funny.
* When ChuckBerry Music/ChuckBerry appeared on ''Top of the Pops'' to perform "My Ding-A-Ling", the BBC only let him do so on the condition that they provide illustrations to show what a "ding-a-ling" actually was. They did so by bringing in a family friendly artist to draw along to the performance. When you consider that Rolf Harris was convicted in 2014 of molesting underage girls, it takes on a whole new meaning.


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* Music/CledusTJudd made a RunningGag of courting Music/ShaniaTwain in his parodies of her material. The last one he did, "Shania, I'm Broke" (a takeoff of "Honey, I'm Home"), contained a lyric about praying that she and husband Creator/RobertJohnMuttLange would get a divorce one day so that Shania could be his wife instead. Twain and Lange divorced in 2010.
15th Apr '16 1:18:29 AM aye_amber
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** "Canadian Idiot": The song includes a line "Never even bring their guns to the mall", a thinly veiled reference to mass shootings in the U.S. In 2012, a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Eaton_Centre#2012_shooting mass shooting at the Toronto Eaton Centre]] made this line less funny.
* Music/{{Outkast}}'s "Bombs Over Baghdad", released in late 2000/early 2001. A few years after it was released, and...
* Music/JeffBuckley covered Music/TheSmiths' "I Know It's Over," from ''Music/TheQueenIsDead'' with the repeated line "I can feel the soil falling over my head." He drowned in 1997, aged 30.
** He also wrote a song titled [[http://www.songmeanings.net/songs/view/3530822107858658319/ "River of Dope"]]. The New Orleans flood and his own death makes it sadder.
** Allusions to water and drowning were fairly common among Jeff Buckley's career, especially with the aptly titled "Nightmares by the Sea"
-->"Stay with me under these waves tonight\''
* Irish band The Thrills released a single called "Whatever Happened to Corey Haim?" in 2004 referencing the 80's star's diminished profile. On March 11th 2010, he died of overdose.

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** "Canadian Idiot": Idiot:" The song includes a line "Never even bring their guns to the mall", mall," a thinly veiled reference to mass shootings in the U.S. In 2012, a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Eaton_Centre#2012_shooting mass shooting at the Toronto Eaton Centre]] made this line less funny.
* Music/{{Outkast}}'s "Bombs Over Baghdad", Baghdad," released in late 2000/early 2000 / early 2001. A few years after it was released, and...
* Music/JeffBuckley covered Music/TheSmiths' "I Know It's Over," from ''Music/TheQueenIsDead'' ''The Queen is Dead'' with the repeated line "I can feel the soil falling over my head." He drowned in 1997, aged 30.
** He also wrote a song titled [[http://www."[[http://www.songmeanings.net/songs/view/3530822107858658319/ "River River of Dope"]]. Dope]]." The New Orleans flood and his own death makes it sadder.
** Allusions to water and drowning were fairly common among Jeff Buckley's career, especially with the aptly titled "Nightmares by the Sea"
-->"Stay
Sea:"
--> "Stay
with me under these waves tonight\''
tonight"
* Irish band The Thrills released a single called "Whatever Happened to Corey Haim?" in 2004 referencing the 80's '80s star's diminished profile. On March 11th 2010, he died of overdose.
27th Mar '16 10:48:11 AM SanaMae
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* [[Music/Kesha Kesha's]] song "Your love is my drug" begins with the line "maybe I need some rehab", which is a little uncomfortable after her time in rehab for an eating disorder. The title (and repeated line in the chorus) also takes on another meaning amidst her legal battles with producer Dr Luke, whom Kesha alleges drugged and raped her.

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* [[Music/Kesha [[{{Music/Kesha}} Kesha's]] song "Your love is my drug" begins with the line "maybe I need some rehab", which is a little uncomfortable after her time in rehab for an eating disorder. The title (and repeated line in the chorus) also takes on another meaning amidst her legal battles with producer Dr Luke, whom Kesha alleges drugged and raped her.
27th Mar '16 10:46:12 AM SanaMae
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* Music/Kesha's song "Your love is my drug" begins with the line "maybe I need some rehab", which is a little uncomfortable after her time in rehab for an eating disorder. The title (and repeated line in the chorus) also takes on another meaning amidst her legal battles with producer Dr Luke, whom Kesha alleges drugged and raped her.

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* Music/Kesha's [[Music/Kesha Kesha's]] song "Your love is my drug" begins with the line "maybe I need some rehab", which is a little uncomfortable after her time in rehab for an eating disorder. The title (and repeated line in the chorus) also takes on another meaning amidst her legal battles with producer Dr Luke, whom Kesha alleges drugged and raped her.
27th Mar '16 10:44:44 AM SanaMae
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* Music/Kesha's song "Your love is my drug" begins with the line "maybe I need some rehab", which is a little uncomfortable after her time in rehab for an eating disorder. The title (and repeated line in the chorus) also takes on another meaning amidst her legal battles with producer Dr Luke, whom Kesha alleges drugged and raped her.
24th Feb '16 9:52:28 AM CurledUpWithDakka
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** ''Who Is It" from ''Music/{{Dangerous}}'' contains a now very unsettling set of lyrics in the second verse.

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** ''Who Is It" It'' from ''Music/{{Dangerous}}'' contains a now very unsettling set of lyrics in the second verse.
31st Jan '16 4:12:20 AM Zadia
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** And their song ''A Little Piece of Heaven", where The Rev sings "Everybody's gotta die sometime". As well as the original name of the last song he wrote, "Death". The song (now called "Fiction") is all about someone dying and apologizing to the ones they love. He gave the demo to the band's singer on Christmas 2009. ''Three days before he died''.

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** And their song ''A "A Little Piece of Heaven", where The Rev sings "Everybody's gotta die sometime". As well as the original name of the last song he wrote, "Death". The song (now called "Fiction") is all about someone dying and apologizing to the ones they love. He gave the demo to the band's singer on Christmas 2009. ''Three days before he died''.
16th Jan '16 2:02:21 PM ConCass
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** There are at least two photos of Cobain pointing a gun at his mouth - one of which is the photo used on his TV Tropes page - which serve as the finest example of this trope there could be.
6th Jan '16 12:57:55 PM MrXilla
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* When ChuckBerry appeared on ''Top of the Pops'' to perform "My Ding-A-Ling", the BBC only let him do so on the condition that they provide illustrations to show what a "ding-a-ling" actually was. They did so by bringing in a family friendly artist to draw along to the performance. When you consider that Rolf Harris was convicted in 2014 of molesting underage girls, it takes on a whole new meaning.
25th Dec '15 1:34:52 PM VioletVisions
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* There are two filk albums with solstice carols inspired by [[HPLovecraft H. P. Lovecraft's]] horror writings, intended for the listener who's sick of the usual [[TastesLikeDiabetes Christmas soundtrack]] and relying heavily on LyricalDissonance for it's comedic effect. This combination backfires badly when you listen to it on Christmas 2015, while catching up on the outcomes of the just concluded 21st international climate conference, and realize that Cthulu and R'yleh work quite well as a metaphor for the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathrate_gun_hypothesis "methane clathrate gun"]]. [[note]]It's huge, it's been "sleeping" deep under the sea for countless eons, and when it rises, it will cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt through runaway climate change and a mass extinction possibly as big as the "Great Dying" at the end of the Permian era. And there are many people (climate scientists) who really do have nightmares about it, and at least a few particularly pessimist dark-green activists have developed mental illness (depression) and even committed suicide.[[/note]] Suddenly, songs like [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptP0OR-e7rI "Death to the World"]] are a lot less funny.
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