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Just The Gist: Pop Punk Special Edition

Alan Connor ist askink ze kweshunz.

24 January 2003

This Just The Gist songs are all from the genre of Pop Punk. You get a precis of the lyrical content; you give artist and title, please.

  1. A young male offends his girlfriend by turning on the television as she is undressing him. He goes on to offend her mother by impersonating a policeman and charging her with buggery. He attributes his problems to his immaturity, but resolves not to change. Keyphrase: caller ID.
  2. One Monday evening, a young male realises that he is neither hirsute enough, nor his two-wheeler impressive enough, to woo a desirable fashion plate. Keyword: fishnets.
  3. A young male attends school solely in order to stalk and harass one of the teachers. This works, and she elopes with him. Keyword: craves.
  4. A young male visits a doctor, who surprisingly ascribes his hallucinations to a lack of sex. Accordingly, he then visits a prostitute, but labours her with his problems as well, depressing her. Keyword: melodramatic.
  5. To seduce a girl, a young male uses the following to symbolize how dirty his intentions are: a film review shorthand; postal delivery times; the profitability of cola shares; Egyptian archaeology; seasonal time-changes; maritime guidelines. Keycouplet: "you'll Lovett just like Lyle / and then we'll do it doggystyle".

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More Gist, this time with a War theme, is here.



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