S.T.E.M. Themed Parody Songs

STEM stands for Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is an academic discipline focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. November 8th is STEM day which brings awareness to the industry that brings revolution to our world.

Putting the Ha in Halloween; Horror Parodies

It’s good to laugh even in the face of fear. Especially when that fear is absolutely hilarious. Switching Styles is bring you the hilarious from the horror of Halloween with these Halloween parody songs that will leave you in stitches.

What did you say?; Misheard Lyrics

This is actually a fairly common occurrence. There’s a phenomenon called mondegreens, It means, “a word or phrase resulting from a mishearing of another word or phrase, especially in a song or poem”.

The phrase came from an American writer by the name of Slyvia Wright, and written about San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Carroll. Mondegreen is inspired by a misheard line in a poem. She misheard “he laid him on the green” as “Lady Mondegreen” from the Scottish ballad “The Bonny Earl o Moray”.

Humour from Chaos; Parodies for the COVID-19 Virus

Although this is a serious pandemic, there is a place for humour in keeping our spirits up. That’s what people do in a time of high stress. There are so many Covid-19 parodies, way more than I thought there would be. I am continuously impressed with the music community and their responses to the crisis….

The Appeal of Remaking Originals

Switching styles is about music that’s original but unoriginal in a way. It’s music that has its basis in something else. In a way, the artists that we showcase that use songs as building blocks for creating their own work.

Why start a blog on cover and parody songs?

The simple answer to the long story is that I started a blog about covers and parodies because I wanted to share them with people. I want to write about songs that are unique because they aren’t the original.

Definitions Of Covers And Parodies

Switching Styles is a blog about all the joys of cover and parody versions of songs…but what exactly are covers and what are parodies? And what’s the difference?