There is no doubt that every song has its hidden meaning and every person might understand that meaning differently. But have you ever tried to interpret the message of the song the other way than it is meant? Well, one guy from Iceland did that and created incredibly comical pictures.

Artist and cartoonist (or as he calls himself, “artoonist”) Hugleikur Dagsson (previously here) is drawing ironic parodies of popular songs, which range from innocent hits from the 50s to melancholic rock ballads of all time. These simple and unsophisticated illustrations might give a naive impression, but they are surprisingly accurate, snappy, sometimes rude and even vulgar. Dagsson’s humor is not for everyone. His ideas go beyond the limits and might be considered bad taste. Some pictures are based on some taboos of Western society. Also, not everyone might find these picture funny, but it’s hard not to give a little smile at least once when strolling through these comic illustrations.

The artist put all of these pictures and more in a book series called “Popular Hits”, published in English.

More info: Hugleikur Dagsson | Tumblr | Facebook

#1

Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run

Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run

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Zualteii Poonte 2 years ago

Lol this is way too funny

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#2

Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

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Kerstin Holmström 2 years ago

:D

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#3

Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

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Hans 2 years ago

Anyone else hears a guitar riff right now?

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#4

The Police - Every Breath You Take

The Police - Every Breath You Take

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Tina 2 years ago

sounds like my ex psycho boyfriend

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#5

Amy Winehouse - Rehab

Amy Winehouse - Rehab

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

Very blunt and to the point...RIP Amy..xx

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#6

Madonna - Like A Virgin

Madonna - Like A Virgin

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

When a generic brand virgin just won't do.

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#7

Céline Dion - My Heart Will Go On

Céline Dion - My Heart Will Go On

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Hans 2 years ago

Well, since Jack was shock-frosted, this might be possible.

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#8

Bing Crosby - White Christmas

Bing Crosby - White Christmas

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Daniel Malenfant 2 years ago

Make Christmas Great Again? :(

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#9

Christmas Carols - Silent Night

Christmas Carols - Silent Night

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Viktória Nagy 2 years ago

Omg! That is SO funny! 😃

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#10

Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

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Ana Kaya Bilas 2 years ago

genius.

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#11

Bob Dylan - Blowing In The Wind

Bob Dylan - Blowing In The Wind

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

Wait so why is this censored but the getting hot in here one wasn't

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#12

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

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Jasmine Chen 2 years ago

A elevator will be nice

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#13

Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire

Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire

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Tiny Blue Cactus 2 years ago

Did you know that a commercial for hemorrhoid cream asked Cash to use his song for their add? (He declined, of course).

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Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Berlin - Take My Breath Away

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Master Markus 2 years ago

Also acceptable: A punch to the solar plexus.

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#15

Nelly – Hot In Here

Nelly – Hot In Here

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David Gallagher 2 years ago

Oh, it's...anatomically correct...

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#16

R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

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Tina 2 years ago

do u still believe ? :D

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#17

Baha Men - Who Let The Dogs Out

Baha Men - Who Let The Dogs Out

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Hans 2 years ago

At least we know now! And I find it quite nice.

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#18

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

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Iapetos 2 years ago

Yeah... they got Depeche Mode <3

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#19

KISS - I Was Made For Lovin' You

KISS - I Was Made For Lovin' You

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Cara Eccleston 2 years ago

Oh ahhahahhahaa!

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#20

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

This is a happy one!! Yesssss ......Like this one... :)

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#21

Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

I'm just left wondering what he asked for....

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#22

Queen - Killer Queen

Queen - Killer Queen

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Trevor Hill 2 years ago

Princess Beatrice and Ed Sheehan?

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#23

Eminem - My Name Is

Eminem - My Name Is

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Iapetos 2 years ago

Hilarious!

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#24

Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

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Cara Eccleston 2 years ago

I'm loling at work. hahaha

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#25

Bing Crosby - It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Bing Crosby - It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

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Hans 2 years ago

Online shopping ftw!

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#26

Simon And Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Simon And Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

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#27

Wham! - Last Christmas

Wham! - Last Christmas

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Mónica Elisabeth Sacco 2 years ago

Shouldn't have been dinosaurs?

#28

Aerosmith - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing

Aerosmith - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing

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Mónica Elisabeth Sacco 2 years ago

Hubbies during Football World Cup...

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#29

Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

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Anne Rouffignac 2 years ago

It's making funny noises and keeps leaking!

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#30

Jay-Z - 99 Problems

Jay-Z - 99 Problems

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#31

Devo - Whip It

Devo - Whip It

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Hans 2 years ago

Everyone loves whipped cream!

#32

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

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Mónica Elisabeth Sacco 2 years ago

Okay. I bought the Twilight saga for my teenage daughter. As far as she reads, I said to me. But I couldn't help reading the bloody saga. And there's everything but blood, or action, or good literature, Oscar Wilde said "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written". Well, Twilight saga is badly written.

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#33

Aqua - Barbie Girl

Aqua - Barbie Girl

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Heather Cox 2 years ago

LOL

#34

Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me

Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me

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#35

Britney Spears - Hit Me Baby One More Time

Britney Spears - Hit Me Baby One More Time

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

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The things we have to do to get THAT DRESS..!!

#36

The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

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#37

The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

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Tina 2 years ago

every woman needs good vibrations

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#38

Faithless - God Is A DJ

Faithless - God Is A DJ

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#39

Dean Martin - Let It Snow

Dean Martin - Let It Snow

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Dominic Guye 2 years ago

I don't get it.

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#40

Prince - Kiss

Prince - Kiss

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Tina 2 years ago

defeating

#41

Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

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Tamara Keegan 2 years ago

He only wants to make you cry.

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#42

Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You

Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You

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Tina 2 years ago

hahahahah :D

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#43

Oasis - Wonderwall

Oasis - Wonderwall

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Tro Jan 2 years ago

I'd imagined it a little different, but OK.

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#44

George Michael - Careless Whisper

George Michael - Careless Whisper

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Tina 2 years ago

you only care bout yourself

#45

The Doors - Hello, I Love You, Won't You Tell Me Your Name

The Doors - Hello, I Love You, Won't You Tell Me Your Name

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Tina 2 years ago

its like im watching myself hahah

#46

Public Enemy & Anthrax - Bring The Noise

Public Enemy & Anthrax - Bring The Noise

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#47

Village People - YMCA

Village People - YMCA

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Bonnie D 2 years ago

Lol I'm certain that the Ritz is more fun than the y. Y are hostels of varying degrees of sketchinessl. I'm assuming in the early 80s village people times the one in the village was full of young energetic gay dudes

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#48

Britney Spears - Oops, I Did It Again

Britney Spears - Oops, I Did It Again

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Heather Cox 2 years ago

Oh, Jack the Ripper

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#49

Queen - Somebody To Love

Queen - Somebody To Love

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Tamra Smith 2 years ago

Uh, it's Thailand.

#50

Extreme - More Than Words

Extreme - More Than Words

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Tina 2 years ago

hahah i think he loves her very much :P

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#51

Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.

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Dominic Guye 2 years ago

Allegory: USA too obese

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#52

Bing Crosby - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

Bing Crosby - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

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CelSlade 2 years ago

I've always thought that was a rather threatening song.

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#53

U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

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Master Markus 2 years ago

Number One way to make your kids hate the weekend.

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#54

Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

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Tina 2 years ago

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only if you're not tied him to a chair :P

#55

The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

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Iapetos 2 years ago

Ouch! Well done!

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#56

David Bowie - Life On Mars?

David Bowie - Life On Mars?

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Tina 2 years ago

this one is so cute

#57

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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Surya Tej Srinivas 2 years ago

*crickets chirping*

#58

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round

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Tina 2 years ago

this way to the ministry of magic, yeeeey

#59

Aerosmith - Walk This Way

Aerosmith - Walk This Way

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Maureen Howard 2 years ago

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The HIlliary Followers

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#60

USA For Africa - We Are The World

USA For Africa - We Are The World

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#61

Vengaboys - Boom Boom Boom Boom, I Want You In My Room

Vengaboys - Boom Boom Boom Boom, I Want You In My Room

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Ngendo Ngendo 2 years ago

But seriously, SOME BODY tell them! my name is Ng'endo!!! haha!

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#62

Elton John - Circle Of Life

Elton John - Circle Of Life

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Petri Häkkinen 2 years ago

This is what happens when you shove Ouroboros up your ass.

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#63

The Streets - Dry Your Eyes

The Streets - Dry Your Eyes

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Anne Rouffignac 2 years ago

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=homer+dries+eyes&client=ms-android-hms-tef-gb&prmd=isvn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj3p_v9z87QAhUMDMAKHU7sDpkQ_AUIBygB&biw=360&bih=560#tbm=isch&q=homer+let+me+dry+those+tears&imgrc=-DvrcbA90v5wiM%3A

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#64

Ice Cube- Today Was A Good Day

Ice Cube- Today Was A Good Day

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Dominic Guye 2 years ago

I don't get it.

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#65

Björk - It's Oh So Quiet

Björk - It's Oh So Quiet

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Dominic Guye 2 years ago

#denial

#66

Kelis - Milkshake

Kelis - Milkshake

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Henry Yandun 2 years ago

it was innocent enough, until i saw his dick was drawn.

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#67

The Police - Every Breath You Take

The Police - Every Breath You Take

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Heather Cox 2 years ago

This was a miss

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#68

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

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AkiDitto 2 years ago

Haha, the one is the best.

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See A Darkness

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See A Darkness

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Dominic Guye 2 years ago

Is this racist?

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