Parodies’ Paradise: 2005 “Photograph”

Nickelback’s song was the first single from their fifth studio album, All the Right Reasons… made multiple US and UK top 10 charts, peaking at #1 in several of them, including Billboard‘s US Mainstream Rock, US Pop 100, US Adult Top 40, UK’s Rock and Metal charts too (is this uncategorizable?).

Welcome back the hard working Holderness Family with the hot topic bad Xmas family pix in their “Santa Song.”

Parodies’ Paradise: 2005 “B.Y.O.B.”

The title means “Bring Your Own Bombs” and the Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down released it in March 2005 as the lead single from their fourth album Mezmerize to protest against the Iraq War… reached number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100, the band’s highest peak to date on the chart.

This metal madness gets love from Psychostick with “N.O.E.L.”

Parodies’ Paradise: 2003 “Stacy’s Mom”

Fountains of Wayne’s tune reached number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100… the band’s highest-charting hit in the United States… peaked within the top 10 in Ireland… and the top 20 in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia… certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America… nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Vocal Pop Performance… the only mainstream hit by Fountains of Wayne… frequently misattributed to pop punk band Bowling for Soup, who in 2011 released their own cover version of the song. Bummer.

ApologetiX goes almost mellow (for them) with “JC’s Mom.” Oh i get it.

Parodies’ Paradise: 2002 “Complicated”

Avril Lavigne’s hot hit reached number one in Australia (for six weeks), New Zealand and Mexico (for nine weeks)… number two on the Billboard Hot 100… number three in the United Kingdom… became her second most successful single… one of the most successful releases of 2002 with sales of over 3 million copies sold worldwide… broke a record set by holding the number one spot on the Adult Top 40 chart for 16 weeks in a row… nominated for two Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Robert Lund strikes back against “Overdecorated” Christmas spree people.

Parodies’ Paradise: 2000 “Get Down with the Sickness”

This song by the American band Disturbed was released as the third single from their debut studio album… one of their best-known songs and a concert staple, usually played last… their first single to be certified platinum in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Dave Malosh (The Paybacks) does this for an FM radio bit of nastiness via “Get Down with the Christmas.”

Parodies’ Paradise: 2000 “All the Small Things”

Blink-182’s second single released from their third album was created as something “really catchy and basic”… promptly charted worldwide… a number one hit on Billboard’s Modern Rock Tracks chart… peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart… number six on the Billboard Hot 100… the band’s most successful single to date… selected by Rolling Stone as one of the “100 Greatest Pop Songs”… listed in the 2010 book 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die.

The Krazy Kyles rock in your face “Tree Lights, Stockings.” Voices are almost too pretty, but their aim is true.

Parodies’ Paradise: 2000 “What These Bitches Want” [BLUE ALERT]

DMX released this (on radio as ‘What You Want’) as the third single from his third album… featured Def Soul singer Sisqó… was billed on the front cover as ‘The Biggest in Rap meets The Biggest in R&B’… subject matter was past women in DMX’s life… made it to #49 on Billboard‘s Hot 100… #11 on their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Daquan Wiltshire gets racist wit’ it in “What These Kids Want.” Laugh if you dare.