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Look, so I didn't realize that "Fight for Your Right To Party" was a satire [Apr. 9th, 2016|07:28 pm]
Xiphias Gladius
In my defense, though, I was twelve. On the other hand, I'm pretty sure that some of my other friends did figure that out at that age.
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[User Picture]From: richardf8
2016-04-10 02:21 am (UTC)
Wait, what?
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[User Picture]From: ron_newman
2016-04-10 02:35 am (UTC)
It is? Link to explanation please?
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[User Picture]From: xiphias
2016-04-10 03:43 am (UTC)
The Beastie Boys have talked about how they really hit fast enough that they never really got a chance to establish that their personas were supposed to be silly exaggerations of a type of band, and they were instead seen as simply examples of the things that they were trying to poke fun at.
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[User Picture]From: alexx_kay
2016-04-10 10:37 pm (UTC)
Poe's Law is always a risk.
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[User Picture]From: jadasc
2016-04-10 03:05 am (UTC)
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/(You_Gotta)_Fight_for_Your_Right_(To_Party!)#History

It was meant to poke fun at hair metal songs like "Party All Night" and "Nothing But A Good Time" and all that.
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[User Picture]From: ron_newman
2016-04-10 03:31 am (UTC)
From reading that, it sounds like this song is only recognizable as parody if you watch the music video. I've never seen it, only heard the music.
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[User Picture]From: davesmusictank
2016-04-10 06:43 pm (UTC)
A poke at hair metal if i remember rightly. Tongue in cheek stuff.
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