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Parodies: Don't Change The Name!

David JacobsCorrespondent IDecember 24, 2008

Spurs are now officially going to build a new stadium only a few metres south and to the right of the historic White Hart Lane stadium.

However, Chairman Daniel Levy is going to be naming it after a sponsor.
I hate this idea and have written a parody in protest against it.

This is a 're-release' of my earlier parody, but I have done the whole song this time.

I even made a "video" on youtube demonstrating how it should be sung:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2tX_2EKzoc

Forgive the crap voice talent (me).

In case you have forgotten or haven't seen this one before, the tune is
'That's Not My Name' by The Ting Tings.

Three little words just to get us along.
It's White Hart Lane and it's sounds nice on the tongue (and uh)
We keep saying, we're saying it together.
Chairman around gotta find a new ground now.

We wanna keep the name the same.
Don't wanna be sponsored.
Listen to us, oh no.
We can't influence this at all.
With nothing else that sounds good
Like White Hart Lane
(-ane -ane -ane)

It may be Mansion.
It may be Haringey.
It may be Tottenham.
They sound so plain.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.

You'll call it something
That none of us like.
Maybe Puma.
Won't be the same.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.

We've missed the point of this big-money haul.
We're the last unique club up above them all.
Money's all in, but sponsorship is boring.
Getting dressed up and sitting in a box now.

Wonder how Levy sleeps at night
Waving us away. Listen to us. He's not.
We're all dressed up, shirt and all.
With everything considered.
Call it White Hart Lane
(-ane, -ane, -ane)

It may be Mansion.
It may be Haringey.
It may be Tottenham.
They sound so plain.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.

They'll call it something
That none of us like.
Maybe Puma.
Won't be the same.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.

Are you calling it Northumb'land?
Are you calling it Spuuuuurs?

//It may be Mansion.
It may be Haringey.
It may be Tottenham.
They sound so plain.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.

You'll call it something
That none of us like.
Maybe Puma.
Won't be the same.

Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.
Don't change the name.//

Repeat //lyrics//.

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