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First Time
We're both cooking up something
We've been afraid to try.
It's easier to be choking
On what I can't identify.

Looking at this, holding my breath
Afraid that I'll get poisoned to death
I'm taking a chance putting it in my mouth.

Chorus:
We'll have to start all over again
It's as bad as the dirt that's under the sink
We're trying to cook some food for the first time.
Well maybe it's bad, I think you're right.
I think it belongs in the garbage tonight.
We're trying to cook some food for the first time

The mold that I see inside this
Waiting to come to life
Is stinking up all the kitchen
Attracting all sorts of flies.

Looking at this, holding my breath
Afraid that I'll get poisoned to death
I'm taking a chance putting it in my mouth.

(Chorus)

We're trashing
Our dish unknown.
I think we fried
A chicken bone.

(Chorus)


Better Luck Next Time
Sometimes we fall,
Ain't nothing new to me.
Don't get me wrong
There's nothing you gave up for those thighs now.

Chorus:
Stop! tell me where you going
Maybe the food you love isn't there.
You're going under
But you're overweight now
So you don't care about all that I had to see
Watch your weight until you get it down.

Go close your mouth -
You needn't eat at all.
It's no surprise
When they bring it out
That you won't give it up.

(Chorus)

It's all wonderful
Eating happily.
If you lose it all
Then you'll have everything.

(Chorus)


"Fridges" (Bridges)
It's such a shame to let this go to waste.
There's little time left now for stuffing face.
We tried to put away what we can't serve
But there's no room in here for leftovers.

You can take what you like.
Pass the plate - I don't mind because

Chorus:
We both made a batch. It's in the fridge.
We both made a batch. It's in the fridge.
We both made a batch and now our fridge is too full.

Our appetites were spoiled long ago.
Why did we make all this? We'll never know.
Please take anything that we left behind.
We'll have to throw it all out otherwise.

'Cause we both cooked away, on and on, the whole day.

(Chorus)


"Make Me Dinner" (Make Me Over)
Wrap that bread around the steak.
Smell the scent of what you make
As I breathe in. The wait is long.

Empty stomach, waiting for
What you make. I want more
To fill this void inside of me.

Cook 'till you're done. Hurry, my stomach's rumbling.
The food is so yummy.

I'm starving myself just to find some space for your pie.
For your pie.
I'm wasting away just to shovel down what you fry.
What you fry.
Fill me up. Feed me now. Make me dinner.

Bake the cake. Boil those ears
Of the corn. The time is near that we eat.
I'm hungry now.

Make it steamed. Make it fried.
Every dish that I could find.
Make it quick. I'm hungry now.

Serve 'till I taste all this food you are making
For me, waiting here.

I'm starving myself just to find some space for your pie.
For your pie.
I'm wasting away just to shovel down what you fry.
What you fry.
Fill me up. Feed me now. Make me dinner
And stuff me so full. Stuff me so full.


Halfway Gone
This burrito's hard to hold
And it's really cheesy.
As time goes on it's getting cold
Don't think it's worth eating.
Taco Bell's cheap.
Give me a sandwitch I can eat.

'Cause I'm halfway gone,
And I'm at Subway
And I'm feelin', feelin' hungry today.
So I'll order in,
I'll take two foot-longs
'Cause I'm halfway gone
Yeah, I'm halfway gone.

I dropped one sub on the floor
While choking down the other.
Now I'm wanting something more
And just around the corner
Taco Bell's cheap.
Give me a sandwitch I can eat.

Chorus:
'Cause it's halfway gone
And I'm at Subway
And I'm feelin', feelin' hungry today.
So I'll order in,
I'll take one foot-long
'Cause it's halfway gone
Yeah, it's halfway gone.
Can I just pig out
'Cause I'm at Subway
And I'm feelin', feelin' hungry today.
So I'll order in,
I'll take one foot-long
'Cause it's halfway gone
Yeah, it's halfway gone.

Don't take too long,
Don't take too long.
'Cause I'll waste away
If you take too long.

(Chorus)


"My Recipe" (Best of Me)
I traded it in, sold my bowl.
That's what you wanted.
And I gave you the meal, I gave you the whole
List that you wanted.

What a letdown, letting myself be
Somebody who can't even find the brandy
'Cause you have it. I want it back right now.

Hey, I have given you my recipe, recipe.
I ain't gonna let you take what's left from me, left from me

You said you you wanted thyme, said you needed glaze,
Well, you got plenty of it.
You went behind my back, raided my place
When you didn't have it.

Now you're back and you're saying you want honey
Don't know what you are making, yeah, you lost me
Now you're back, and you're eating all of my freezies.

Chorus:
Hey, I have given you my recipe, recipe.
I ain't gonna let you take what's left from me, left from me
Hey, I have given you my recipe, recipe.
I ain't gonna let you take what's left from me, left from me
Put the cake down, put the cake down.
Put it back down, put it back down.
Put the cake down, put the cake down.
Put it back down, put it back down.
Put the cake down, put the cake down.

I traded it in, sold my bowl.
That's not all you wanted.

(Chorus)


"Following" (Falling In)
Every time I see your plates
My car takes off on a high-speed chase, yeah
Stop the car, it's only you
That we're following.

I can't wait 'till I've got you
Your speeding has taken your soul
And I know that you've lost control
This car that I've followed
Has left me to stall out
Yet again, and again
Now you've broken every law.

Chorus:
Every time I see your plates
My car takes off on a high-speed chase, yeah
Stop the car, it's only you
That we're following.
I will always find you gone
And chase you down and cut you off.
Just slow down, it's only you
That we're following.

I'm standing in your driveway
It's midnight, blinking lights stay
I have to find out if you are inside.
Should be easy, have my cops, too,
And it's over, we've got you cornered now,
Can't compete.
Yeah, we found your home, home to seek.

(Chorus)

All those nights I've stayed awake,
Thinking of ways that you've committed crimes.
All those miles we're on the chase,
You never run out of ways to get more fines.

(Chorus)


"Back-Up After All" (Wrecking Ball)
(For Bryce)

I'm alone, staying in the same place
Waiting for the chorus and
Playing the same old bass
Then you whisper to me
It doesn't matter what you say

'Cause I'm the front and I'm the king
And you're just here to play the instrument.

And I'm always singing back-up after all
While you're running 'round and I'm just looking tall.
You sing and jump and take the cake
And all I do is stand right next to you.

I'm a fool, a mechanical tool for you.
But I've got the switches and I know what they can do.
And when we're playing Broken
That's when I'll come shining through.
I'll turn your microphone way down
I'll sing it all, I'll belt the song out loud.

Chorus:
'Cause I'm always singing back-up after all
(I'm not going to take it)
While you're running 'round and I'm just looking tall.
You sing and jump and take the cake
And all I do is stand right next to you.

I'll turn your microphone way down
I'll sing it all, I'll belt the song out loud.

(Chorus)


"Asleep" (Broken)
The broken clock is a comfort. It lets me sleep today.
Maybe I'll wake up tomorrow, when it isn't cold and gray.
And I am here still sleeping through my clock alarm.
It is damaged at best, 'cause I pounded it to harm.

I'm falling asleep, I'm barely waking
From a sleep so deep, I'm not shaking,
And the beep is not breaking.
Not a peep I am making.

The broken clock was alarming, and still inside my bed
I tried my best to be moving, but I'm paralyzed instead,
And I still see my dreaming inside of my eyes.
They are rapidly moving, and I'm out like a light.

Chorus:
I'm falling asleep, I'm barely waking
From a sleep so deep, I'm not shaking,
And the beep is not breaking.
Not a peep I am making

So I'm sleeping in,
(I'm still sleeping)
I'm sleeping in,
(I'm still sleeping)
I'm sleeping in,
(I'm still sleeping)
Yeah, I'm sleeping in today.

I'm sleeping in another day,
Just to see what people say
When I don't come in, to their dismay.
Will I be fired or is it okay?

The people there at the office are calling on the phone,
While I'm still in my bed now, in the comfort of my home.

(Chorus)


"Jason's Dentist" (Here Tomorrow, Gone Today)
(Based on a true story)

You got what you wanted, my tooth on a string.
Found my weak spot and cost everything.
I lay on my back and watched you drill away.
Always kill the marrow but not the pain.
Always kill the marrow but not the pai-ai-ain!

You're all talk and I'm not okay-ay-ay.
I can't take, can't take all the terrible pain.
You know how to get this tooth pulled away-ay-ay.
But can't make, can't make all the pain go away.

A talkin' disaster, all in my face
Just a matter of time before you want my concert place
A maniacal master of torture in vain
Always kill the marrow but not the pai-ai-ain!

Chorus: You're all talk and I'm not okay-ay-ay.
I can't take, can't take all the terrible pain.
You know how to get this tooth pulled away-ay-ay.
But can't make, can't make all the pain go away.
Got a smile and you call me na-a-ames.
I can't take, can't take all the terrible pain.
You're always lookin' for somebody to mai-ai-aim.
You won't make, won't make this pain go away.

Kill the marrow, not the pain.
Kill the marrow, not the pain.
Kill the marrow, not the pain.
Kill the marrow, not the pain.

(Chorus)


"Serenade" (Barricade)
I can feel my eyelids fall now.
Lullabies you're singing, it's all a blur.
It's in the way you're making softer sounds,

But I'm falling asleep
Right during your serenade.
Never counting sheep,
There ain't no keeping me awake.

Did I think you wouldn't notice
That I'm falling onto my bookshelf?
When your words just stroke me senseless

I'm falling asleep
Right during your serenade.
Never counting sheep,
There ain't no keeping me awake.

I'm in a blind daze now,
My head in the clouds,
Lying oddly sprawled about
And sinking on the ground.

Now my consciousness departed.
I tried to give you the best of my mind.
Just when you think I'll stay awake now

But I've fallen asleep
Right during your serenade.
Never counted sheep,
There ain't no keeping me awake.




Parodies by Others:
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