I really liked Billy Joel’s song We Didn’t Start The Fire when it first came out - can even remember listening to it over and over to try and work out the lyrics!

Obviously it’s not quite an all-time classic or anything so has slipped from the public’s glare over the last few years, which makes it a rather unusual and strange song to pick in order to use it as the source of a parody, but that’s exactly what someone has done.

For anyone not familiar with the song, it basically was a bit of a “rant” or lame rap style effort with the vast majority of the song made up of a list of names - no doubt it is available on iTunes or elsewhere on the web if you are interested in hearing the original.

As for the subject of the parody, well it’s the social networking site Facebook.  I’m not going to get into a rant of my own, the guy on the song sums it up pretty well himself, but I’ll just say that I agree with what he says.  It’s just an idea and a concept I don’t fully undertand the reasoning behind, so needless to say I’m not a frequent visitor - although millions obviously disagree with me and use it constantly!

Anyhoo, heard this song on Scott Mills’ show the other day and thought it pretty clever and well thought out - not sure when the show was actually broadcast as I think I was listening to a podcast…

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