History Music / BowlingForSoup

11th Apr '18 4:28:32 AM Killerweinerdog
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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: "99 Biker Friends" combines with with a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech. The entire song is about the band gathering up as many people as they can find to go beat the everloving crap out of a [[DomesticAbuse domestic abuser]].
5th Apr '18 9:14:52 PM infernape612
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-->"Girl All The Bad Guys Want"

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-->"Girl -->--"Girl All The Bad Guys Want"



They also do the opening theme song for ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', the movie theme for "Jimmy Neutron", the main theme for ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'', a cover of Modern English's "I Melt With You" for the Disney's ''Film/SkyHigh2005'', and a cover of A Flock of Seagulls' "I Ran (So Far Away)" for the opening of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'''s English dub. As of 2012, lead singer Jaret Reddick is the new voice of Chuck E. Cheese.

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They also do the opening theme song for ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'', the movie theme for "Jimmy Neutron", the main theme for ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'', a cover of Modern English's "I Melt With You" for the Disney's ''Film/SkyHigh2005'', and a cover of A Flock of Seagulls' "I Ran (So Far Away)" for the opening of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'''s English dub. As of 2012, lead singer Jaret Reddick is the new voice of Chuck E. Cheese.
24th Feb '18 11:03:11 AM Exxolon
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** Also "Girl All The Bad Guys Want has one to Music/TheRamones:
-->"She broke my heart, I wanna be sedated...all I wanted was to see her naked!"

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** Also "Girl All The Bad Guys Want Want" has one to Music/TheRamones:
-->"She -->''"She broke my heart, I wanna be sedated...all I wanted was to see her naked!"naked!"''
24th Feb '18 11:02:26 AM Exxolon
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**Also "Girl All The Bad Guys Want has one to Music/TheRamones:
-->"She broke my heart, I wanna be sedated...all I wanted was to see her naked!"
25th Jul '17 8:05:34 PM Angeldeb82
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* BreakUpSong: A-Hole. Different from most in that the singer feels bad about not having done more to make the relationship work, and features an IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy.

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* BreakUpSong: BreakupSong: A-Hole. Different from most in that the singer feels bad about not having done more to make the relationship work, and features an IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy.



* GagCensor: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxI_euTX4A Blocking a jock's penis]] in the video for "High School Never Ends." It's labelled "[[TeenyWeenie Too small for TV]]."

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* GagCensor: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxI_euTX4A Blocking a jock's penis]] in the video for "High School Never Ends." It's labelled "[[TeenyWeenie Too small for TV]]."TV.]]"



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: "Get Happy", possibly, depending on whether you think they're being [[SarcasmMode sarcastic]] or not.

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* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: "Get Happy", possibly, depending on whether you think they're being [[SarcasmMode sarcastic]] {{sarcas|mMode}}tic or not.



* NetworkDecay: Referenced in "1985": "There was U2,and Blondie/And music still on MTV".[[invoked]]

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* NetworkDecay: Referenced in "1985": "There was U2,and U2, and Blondie/And music still on MTV".[[invoked]]



* {{Subject 101}}: "Punk Rock 101", their ode to the Hot Topic generation.



* RealSongThemeTune: "Knights of the Zodiac", the [[{{Bowdlerise}} DiC dub]] of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', used the Bowling for Soup cover of Music/AFlockOfSeagulls song "I Ran (So Far Away)", and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Today is Gonna Be a Great Day".]]

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* RealSongThemeTune: "Knights of the Zodiac", the [[{{Bowdlerise}} DiC dub]] of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', used the Bowling for Soup cover of Music/AFlockOfSeagulls song "I Ran (So Far Away)", and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Today is Gonna Be a Great Day".]]Day"]].



* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: see LastSecondWordSwap. There's also another one leading up to the second example in "99 Biker Friends".

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* {{Subject 101}}: "Punk Rock 101", their ode to the Hot Topic generation.
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: see See LastSecondWordSwap. There's also another one leading up to the second example in "99 Biker Friends".
13th Jun '17 11:59:28 AM Snowsky
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-->''Now I'm watchin' wrestling, trying to be a tough guy''\\
''Listening to rap metal, turntables in my eyes''\\
''I can grow a mustache, but I got no season pass''\\
''All I got's a moped''
3rd Jun '17 9:24:59 AM Piterpicher
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* RealSongThemeTune: "Knights of the Zodiac", the [[{{Bowdlerise}} DiC dub]] of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', used the Bowling for Soup cover of AFlockOfSeagulls song "I Ran (So Far Away)", and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Today is Gonna Be a Great Day".]]

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* RealSongThemeTune: "Knights of the Zodiac", the [[{{Bowdlerise}} DiC dub]] of ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', used the Bowling for Soup cover of AFlockOfSeagulls Music/AFlockOfSeagulls song "I Ran (So Far Away)", and [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Today is Gonna Be a Great Day".]]
5th Jan '17 10:59:47 PM EternalRain
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* TakeThat: Towards Music/{{Staind}} and Music/LimpBizkit in the music video for "Girl All the Bad Guys Want," in particular making fun of the Fred Durst directed music videos for "It's Been a While" by Staind and "Break Stuff" by Limp Bizkit. Near the end of the video is a scene of Music/{{Slipknot}} lookalikes beating up a parody of Fred Durst as a reference to a feud Slipknot had with Limp Bizkit in the late 90s.
19th Dec '16 6:50:54 PM Exxolon
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* ShoutOut: "1985" is packed full of them - (deep breath) - Music/{{Whitesnake}}, Music/BruceSpringsteen, {{Music/Madonna}}, {{Music/Nirvana}}, Music/{{U2}}, Music/{{Blondie}}, Creator/{{MTV}}, Film/TheBreakfastClub, Film/PrettyInPink, Film/StElmosFire, [[Music/GeorgeMichael Wham!]], Music/LimpBizkit, Music/DuranDuran, Music/VanHalen, Music/MotleyCrue and Music/OzzyOsbourne (phew!).

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* ShoutOut: "1985" is packed full of them - (deep breath) - Music/{{Whitesnake}}, Music/BruceSpringsteen, {{Music/Madonna}}, {{Music/Nirvana}}, Music/{{U2}}, Music/{{Blondie}}, Creator/{{MTV}}, Film/TheBreakfastClub, Film/PrettyInPink, Film/StElmosFire, ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', ''Film/PrettyInPink'', ''Film/StElmosFire'', [[Music/GeorgeMichael Wham!]], Music/LimpBizkit, Music/DuranDuran, Music/VanHalen, Music/MotleyCrue and Music/OzzyOsbourne (phew!).
19th Dec '16 6:49:19 PM Exxolon
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->''"It's like a bad movie,\\
She is lookin' through me,\\
If you were me, then you'd be,\\
Screamin' "Someone shoot me!",\\
As I fail miserably,\\
Tryin' to get the girl all the bad guys want."''
-->"Girl All The Bad Guys Want"
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