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Compromise version of 'Ding Dong' to be sung by LeonardCohen

Post by Ziyad » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:37 pm

Joke article from The Daily Mash Website



http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/arts ... 3041265495


A COMPROMISE has been reached to help Britain solve its Ding Dong the Witch is Dead problem.

Rub. Your eyes. Get out. Of bed.
With the BBC under right-wing pressure to ban the song, the broadcaster suggested a version sung by Leonard Cohen, the Canadian music poet.

A spokesman said: “The composers of ‘Ding Dong’ intended it to be triumphalist and optimistic. A witch was dead. A wicked witch.

“But while Margaret Thatcher left a divisive legacy, there is no evidence the Wicked Witch of the East took what she felt were the necessary though difficult steps to liberalise the Oz economy.

“She was just horrible and the Munchkins were right to dance around in the way they did.”

He added: “In order to reflect the true nature of Britain’s relationship with Lady Thatcher, a Leonard Cohen version would reflect great joy while at the same time being utterly depressing.

“A bit like The Saturdays doing First We Take Manhattan.”

The corporation said it could also offer a double speed version that would make Cohen sound like an old, wise Munchkin. Like the mayor, or the one with the glasses.
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Post by John Etherington » Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:32 am

I'm pressing an imaginary "Like" button! :lol:
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Post by IMM » Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:19 am

Ziyad wrote:The corporation said it could also offer a double speed version that would make Cohen sound like an old, wise Munchkin. Like the mayor, or the one with the glasses.
Alvin, and his chipmunks, have been following us around for years doing sped up versions. :roll:
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Post by lightasabreeze » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:51 pm

Yes, a 'like' button is called for.
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