It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Fishmen…


It’s beginning to look a lot like fish-men
Everywhere I go;
From the minute I got to town
And started to look around
I thought these ill-bred people’s gill-slits showed…

I still think that Christmas Rhapsody is the best Christmas song parody ever. But this is a damn close second. My only problem is that I find myself humming or whistling it jauntily, and people think I’m whistling the Christmas song, and they have no idea that what I’m humming to myself is, “As I try to escape in fright/ To the moonlit Innsmouth night/ I can hear some more.”



Courtesy of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society. Enjoy!

Comments

  1. Hatchetfish says

    The incessant buzzing gibbering voices suggesting madness and chaos…

    Ah. Peace. Thank you a thousand times. Finally a way to drive them out with some good old new england fungus’n’seafood horror.

  2. Morejello says

    HPLHS christmas songs have been a holiday staple in my home for a couple of years now. They even inspired my teenage son to read some of his works.
    Thanks for sharing the Christmas Rhapsody yesterday. I posted the link on my facebook, and it’s been spreading amongst my friends.

  3. rikitiki says

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Mythmas
    (sung to the tune of: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”)

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Mythmas,
    Cold and clear and bright
    Celebrating some ancient myths
    With our kin and with our kiths
    While we bask in the Yule log’s light
    It’s beginning to look a lot like solstice,
    Days keep getting short
    Parties and warm drinks abound
    While we wait for the turnaround
    ‘specially if you live way up North
    But they keep saying,
    “Keep the ‘Christ’ in Christmas”,
    And that’s just really lame
    ‘cause if they knew any history,
    Well, the only ‘christ’ there be
    Is in the god-damned name!

  4. julian says

    Cthullu Solstice Carols! My favorite holiday tradition.

    Carol of The Olde Ones

    Look to the sky, way up on high
    There in the night stars are now right.
    Eons have passed: now then at last
    Prison walls break, Old Ones awake!
    They will return: mankind will learn
    New kinds of fear when they are here.
    They will reclaim all in their name;
    Hopes turn to black when they come back.
    Ignorant fools, mankind now rules
    Where they ruled then: it’s theirs again

    Stars brightly burning, boiling and churning
    Bode a returning season of doom

    Scary scary scary scary solstice
    Very very very scary solstice/i>

    My wife’s baby cousin loves that one. Watching him try to sing brings a smile to my face every time.

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