On Simile and Duran Duran Hit Songs

It's a little known fact that I just made up that the boys of Duran Duran penned their 1992 Top 10 hit, Hungry Like the Wolf, while sitting around the Taylor brothers apartment near dinnertime. It has been widely speculated, I am sure, that  if this idea had been bandied about at any other time of day, the message would have been very different. I offer, then, a brief look into the world of alternative song lyrics.

Alternative Comparators to Hungry that Duran Duran Could Have Used in Simile for their hit song Hungry Like the Wolf

1.  Sleepy
2.  Frumpy
3.  Dumpy
4.  Furry
5.  Happy
6.  Slippery
7.  Friendly
8.  Crafty (too "foxy" perhaps)
9.  Sort of grayish

Posted bythemikestand at 4:07 PM  

6 stepped up to the mike:

Alison said... 6:23 PM, November 26, 2007  

Ok, I know you just made that up because, as any self respecting teenage girl from the 80s could tell you, the Taylor brothers were not, in fact, brothers. However, partial credit to you for actually knowing that there were two Taylors in Duran Duran!

Alison said... 6:25 PM, November 26, 2007  

Argh. I forgot. I'm getting old. There were actually three Taylors, and none of them were brothers!

themikestand said... 8:36 PM, November 26, 2007  

Aww, crap. You mean I was that close to being convincing?

Shoot.

Alison said... 8:42 PM, November 26, 2007  

Yes, but I'm sure that anyone who wasn't a teenage girl in the 80s would have been convinced.

Megan said... 2:28 AM, November 27, 2007  

wow. Thank goodness it is almost December. :)

themikestand said... 6:34 AM, November 27, 2007  

Now, now. That's not fair. NaBloPoMo has been harder this year than it was last year, for some reason.

But you have a point. The well's running dry over here!

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