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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Superluminal1
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4 years ago

Born to Be Wild?

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Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

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Hans
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4 years ago

With the recent surveillance act passed in the UK, even tea drinking habits might be collected.

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#3

Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

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Hans
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4 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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Hans
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4 years ago

This song could also be about a baby monitor.

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#5

Amy Winehouse - Rehab

Amy Winehouse - Rehab

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Jasmine Chen
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4 years ago

No no no

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#6

Madonna - Like A Virgin

Madonna - Like A Virgin

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Jasmine Chen
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4 years ago

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Get me some one more slutty

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#7

Céline Dion - My Heart Will Go On

Céline Dion - My Heart Will Go On

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Hans
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4 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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PandasAreMyFav
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4 years ago

Eh..........

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#9

Christmas Carols - Silent Night

Christmas Carols - Silent Night

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Viktória Nagy
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4 years ago

Omg! That is SO funny! 😃

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Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

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MonicBlue C
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4 years ago

And there I was, silly me, thinking that this happens just in my country.

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#11

Bob Dylan - Blowing In The Wind

Bob Dylan - Blowing In The Wind

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Jasmine Chen
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4 years ago

Really?

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#12

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

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Jasmine Chen
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4 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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Hans
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4 years ago

Burn burn burn

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#14

Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Berlin - Take My Breath Away

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Tro Jan
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4 years ago

This could also work for "where did you sleep last night?"

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Nelly – Hot In Here

Nelly – Hot In Here

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Viktória Nagy
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4 years ago

Oh...

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#16

R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

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Nicole Romero
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4 years ago

This is the best one so far lol

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#17

Baha Men - Who Let The Dogs Out

Baha Men - Who Let The Dogs Out

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Hans
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4 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
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4 years ago

Yeah... they got Depeche Mode <3

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KISS - I Was Made For Lovin' You

KISS - I Was Made For Lovin' You

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Hans
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4 years ago

wow...not "mature content" on this bone. Bored Panda is less "strict" as of late. ;)

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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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Shalesa Tieh
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4 years ago

How cute! :D love it!!! <3

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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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Hans
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4 years ago

He should not have asked for ther last slice of pizza.

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#22

Queen - Killer Queen

Queen - Killer Queen

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Roos
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4 years ago

Haha

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#23

Eminem - My Name Is

Eminem - My Name Is

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Iapetos
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4 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
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4 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
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4 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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Zualteii Poonte
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4 years ago

Sad, so very sad

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#27

Wham! - Last Christmas

Wham! - Last Christmas

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Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
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4 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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Hans
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4 years ago

Diapers help.

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Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

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Anne Rouffignac
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4 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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Devo - Whip It

Devo - Whip It

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Hans
Community Member
4 years ago

Everyone loves whipped cream!

#32

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

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Kat
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4 years ago

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I like Twilight too. I don't get it why people say it is stubid or so. If you don't like it, you don't read it and you don't need to even think about it. Simple as that. No one is going to force you read or watch it.

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#33

Aqua - Barbie Girl

Aqua - Barbie Girl

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Heather Cox
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4 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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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
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4 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
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4 years ago

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I don't get it.

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#40

Prince - Kiss

Prince - Kiss

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Tina
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4 years ago

defeating

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#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
Community Member
4 years ago

He only wants to make you cry.

#42

Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You

Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You

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Tina
Community Member
4 years ago

hahahahah :D

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#43

Oasis - Wonderwall

Oasis - Wonderwall

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Tro Jan
Community Member
4 years ago

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

#44

George Michael - Careless Whisper

George Michael - Careless Whisper

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Tina
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4 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
Community Member
4 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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Silent Skeleton
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4 years ago

Truth

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#48

Britney Spears - Oops, I Did It Again

Britney Spears - Oops, I Did It Again

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Miriam Abascal
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4 years ago

Aus aktuellem Anlass! :D

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#49

Queen - Somebody To Love

Queen - Somebody To Love

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Tamra Smith
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4 years ago

Uh, it's Thailand.

#50

Extreme - More Than Words

Extreme - More Than Words

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Tina
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4 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
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4 years ago

Allegory: USA too obese

#52

Bing Crosby - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

Bing Crosby - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

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Cara Eccleston
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4 years ago

:-\ Eek! lol

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#53

U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

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Heather Cox
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4 years ago

Sacrificial march to ..well a sacrifice.

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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
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4 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
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4 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
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
3 years ago

*crickets chirping*

#58

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round

Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round

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Tina
Community Member
4 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
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4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

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

#62

Elton John - Circle Of Life

Elton John - Circle Of Life

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Petri Häkkinen
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4 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
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4 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

#64

Ice Cube- Today Was A Good Day

Ice Cube- Today Was A Good Day

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Dominic Guye
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4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

#denial

#66

Kelis - Milkshake

Kelis - Milkshake

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Cara Eccleston
Community Member
4 years ago

Hey! Where'd you get that picture of me?!?

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#67

The Police - Every Breath You Take

The Police - Every Breath You Take

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Heather Cox
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4 years ago

This was a miss

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#68

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

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AkiDitto
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4 years ago

Haha, the one is the best.

#69

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See A Darkness

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See A Darkness

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Dominic Guye
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4 years ago

Is this racist?

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