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If Skulls Were All

So, it started with a tweet from Jeph Jacques, webcomic demigod.

JephJacquesLoveSkullsAnd I thought to myself, “Self? How many song titles could we mangle like this?” I opened up MediaMonkey and, after some arguing with its search settings so that only titles appeared in the rankings, I found myself looking at a list of 182 songs which include “love” in the title. Now, that’s not precisely what Mr. Jacques instructed; he’s talking about lyrics. I don’t have a lyrics library to search, however, so we’ll have to make do with song titles. And because it’s been that kind of week and I need something to amuse myself during lunch, here’s a list of the highlights out of that search result, skulls-ified for your pleasure.

Note that I’m leaving out duplicates, remixes, and entries where the word replacement just doesn’t scan very well at all. (Which is to say: It didn’t make me laugh, so I chucked it.)

  • All My Skulls – Led Zeppelin
  • Almost Like Skulls – Yes
  • Baby Really Skulls Me – Dada
  • Big Skulls – Robert Plant
  • Break For Skulls – Pet Shop Boys
  • Can’t Refuse Your Skulls – The Sighs
  • Can’t Stop Skulls – Two-Mix
  • Chains Of Skulls – Erasure
  • Church of Logic, Sin and Skulls – The Men
  • City of Skulls – Yes
  • Crazy Skulls Vol II – Paul Simon
  • Digital Skulls – Daft Punk
  • Do You Skulls? – Natalie Imbruglia
  • Don’t Take Your Skulls Away – VAST
  • First Skulls – Cellarful of Noise
  • From Rusholme With Skulls – Mint Royale
  • Get Down, Make Skulls – NIN (Queen cover)
  • Higher Skulls – Depeche Mode
  • I Am In Skulls With You – Imogen Heap
  • I Don’t Believe In Skulls – Queensrÿche
  • I Don’t Want Your Skulls – Duran Duran
  • Interstate Skulls Song – Stone Temple Pilots
  • Skulls Can Kill You – BT
  • Skulls Comes Again – Tiësto
  • Skulls etc – Pet Shop Boys
  • Skulls Is A Battlefield – Pat Benetar
  • Skulls Is Stronger Than Justice – Sting
  • Skulls On Haight Street – BT
  • Skulls Rescue Me – U2
  • Skulls Siren – The Men
  • Skulls Slave – UNDER17
  • Skulls To Blame – Apoptygma Berserk
  • Skulls Voodoo – Duran Duran
  • Skulls Will Find A Way – Yes
  • Skullstown – Peter Gabriel (yes, this one was a reach, I don’t care)
  • Luminous Times (Hold On To Skulls) – U2
  • Make Skulls – Daft Punk
  • Nothing But Skulls – Seabound (also the name of a Jan Hammer track from Beyond The Mind’s Eye)
  • One Year Of Skulls – Queen
  • Only Skulls – Way Out West
  • Outbreak of Skulls – Midnight Oil
  • Power Of Skulls (The Tao Of Skulls) – Rick Springfield
  • Prayer For Skulls – Dolce Triade
  • Pride (In The Name Of Skulls) – U2
  • Prisoner Of Skulls – Tin Machine
  • Real Skulls – Yes
  • Rhythm Of Skulls – Yes
  • Send A Little Skulls – Dream
  • Shine Your Skulls – The Breeze
  • Sign Of Skulls – Immi
  • SOS (Anything But Skulls) – Apocalyptica
  • Soul Skulls – David Bowie
  • Spacy Spicy Skulls – Mejale Pirates (Voice artists from the Vandread anime)
  • Stadium Skulls – Metric
  • Tainted Skulls – Nikolaj Steen (that’s the cover version I have in the library, anyway)
  • The Dumbing Down Of Skulls – Frou Frou
  • The Game Of Skulls – Daft Punk
  • The Skulls Thieves – Depeche Mode
  • The Meaning Of Skulls – Depeche Mode
  • The Night I Fell In Skulls – Pet Shop Boys
  • The Speed Of Skulls – Rush
  • This Is Skulls – Tony Banks (the judges would also have accepted the different song of the same name by The Space Brothers)
  • This Is Not Skulls – Jethro Tull
  • This Must Be Skulls – Phil Collins (thus completing the trilogy…?)
  • True Skulls – Wang Chung
  • When It’s Skulls – Van Halen
  • When Skulls Comes To Town – U2
  • When You Give Your Skulls To Me – Kevin Gilbert
  • Whole Lotta Skulls – Led Zeppelin
  • Wreckless Skulls – Robert Plant
  • You Can’t Hurry Skulls – Phil Collins

We now return you to your regularly scheduled broadcast day.

1 Comment

  1. Oh, that’s a hoot. (I particularly like Duran Duran’s “I Don’t Want Your Skulls.”)

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