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.

Bday Parodies; Happy Birthday, “Weird Al” Yankovic!

October 23rd, 1959, the parody legend was born. 61 years ago Weird Al, was brought into this world. Since then he’s survived 61 rotations around the sun in this crazy world of ours. Give a round of applause for him and to his 61 more years of parody music mastery.

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.

Retail Christmas Music; It’s not all bad?

A Consumer Reports survey, reports that 90% of respondents noted something that stressed them out over the holiday season. While it wasn’t the top complaint, Christmas music was on the list with 23% of people saying it was their chief complaint. That is after crowds and long lines (68%), gaining weight (37%), getting into debt…

Word Crimes

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word Crimes” is a parody of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. “Blurred Lines” came out in 2013 and became a hit. It was a perfect candidate for a parody. Weird Al changed the song from borderline¬†rape-y¬†to a satire about both ‘grammar nazis’ and those that infuriates them.