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Now That's What I Call Music (New Zealand) Soundtracks

Tenacious D - Tribute Lyrics

Song details
TitleTribute
ArtistTenacious D
Compilation seriesNow That's What I Call Music (New Zealand)
AlbumNow That's What I Call Music, Vol. 11 [2002]
album from the compilation series Now That's What I Call Music (New Zealand) [1997], Track 18
Tenacious D [2001], Track 3
GenreAlternative, Rock
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Song lyrics
This is the greatest and best song in the world...
Tribute
Long time ago me and my brother Kyle here
We was hitch hiking down a long and lonesome road
All of a sudden
There shined a shiny demon
In the middle of the road
And he said
Play the best song in the world or I'll eat your soul
Well me and Kyle....... we looked at each other......
And we each said.....
OK

And we played the first thing that came to our heads
Just so happened to be
The best song in the world
It was the best song in the world...

look into my eyes and it's easy to see
one and one make two, two and one make three
it was destiny.....

once every hundred thousand years or so
when the sun doth shine and the moon doth glow
and the grass doth gro....ow

Needless to say....
The beast was stunned....
Whip-crack with his whoppy tail
And the beast was done
He asked us
snort Be you angels?
And we said nay
We are but men. But!
Rock!!
aaahhhh aaahhh ahhhhooowhooohooo hoowoo hoowoo aiyahaaho

This is not the greatest song in the world, no
This is just a tribute
Couldn't remember the greatest song in the world
Yeah no
This is a tribute
To the greatest song in the world
alright
It was the greatest song in the world
alright
this is the greatest motherfuckin' song, the greatest song in the world oh

barbershop quartet-style bit Lucifer

And the peculiar thing is this my friends
The song we sang on that fateful night
It didn't actually sound anything like this song
This is just a tribute
You gotta believe me
And i wish you were there
Just a matter of opinion
pow Good God
Gotta love him
So surprised to find ya can't stop him

Allright x2
submitted by Ossy
corrected by Tipex. (The Corrector) on June 22th, 2007

 53 Comments
0 likes - like | 23-08-2011 18:16 omritb 
 
67 posts
"the greatest song in the world"
0 likes - like | 18-06-2010 12:44 BlackLabel21 
BlackLabel21
 
21 posts
JB is awesome!
0 likes - like | 18-01-2010 03:08 bernymcr 
 
84 posts
!!!!!!!
0 likes - like | 07-04-2009 16:47 Daftlol 
 
17 posts
great song !
0 likes - like | 18-03-2007 18:51 Jabas 
 
4 posts
i love this song!
0 likes - like | 06-01-2007 09:02 xXxPerfectRose 
 
25 posts
Old Song But Very Very Cool Song... Cracks Me Up Every Time I Hear It =D [Love] It
[Love] Tenacious D x
0 likes - like | 14-04-2006 13:25 Barakine 
 
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I don't usually post in song discussions but when I saw this on active topics I thought I'd say just how great it is.
0 likes - like | 14-04-2006 13:12 linamor 
 
128 posts
haha, this song is so wicked
Tenacious D rocks my sox!
0 likes - like | 25-03-2006 20:16 royksopp3 
 
1,461 posts
Awesome. Awesome. And more awesome-ness. In fact, i could go into a big n00bish 7337 5p33k on it.
0 likes - like | 25-03-2006 20:13 Ningyou 
 
6 posts
Man, the D rocks. Oh my, they are teh sh*t! And the video is funny too.
0 likes - like | 10-01-2006 18:50 boarder4eva 
 
273 posts
this guy has sooo much skill:

ace songs
school of rock
king kong

ace song = ace guy
0 likes - like | 04-10-2005 08:49 Carl_J0hns0n 
 
54 posts
pretty good, da vid is funny!
0 likes - like | 03-10-2005 19:26 wee_andy 
 
3 posts
tribute rocks any dis ma song and i'll f**k u up big time same with all the their songs!
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0 likes - like | 02-10-2005 07:30 bandkid584 
 
1 posts
Jack Black is GOD...Can I put it any simpler?...need I say more..???
0 likes - like | 29-05-2005 14:05 diina 
 
60 posts
this IS the best n grreatest song in the world!!
0 likes - like | 13-05-2005 12:13 Demonwarrior666 
 
259 posts
Tenacious D rule there really is nuthin else to say about this
0 likes - like | 13-05-2005 07:56 sellittome 
 
382 posts
Best Song in the World. Anyone gonna do a tribute to this one.

It's great to see people not taking music seriously.
0 likes - like | 22-04-2005 16:20 SilverStar001 
 
776 posts
i love this song especially when the beast goes 'snort' its so funny....
"Be you angels?"
lol
this is the best song in the world
0 likes - like | 30-03-2005 01:34 slimshady07 
 
10 posts
this song f***ing rocks aiighghghgioogogogoggooooooo
0 likes - like | 16-01-2005 15:36 Pop_killer 
Pop_killer
 
6,742 posts
Awesome video, awesome guitar solo's, awesome song.
0 likes - like | 16-01-2005 15:27 missy_hrs 
 
63 posts
This song is great as is the vidio top marks
0 likes - like | 16-01-2005 15:17 ad_man 
 
18 posts
thanks
0 likes - like | 11-01-2005 17:36 fishmunky 
fishmunky
 
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is this song supposed 2 be about stairway to heaven? coz on the dvd in the episode "the greatest song in the world" theres a different version and kyle plays stairway to heaven in tribute

its acually a little in joke as they say thay're not playing the greatest song in the world but a tribute...when they play it live they throw the bit part of stairway to heaven because stairway almost always wins those "greatest song" polls that magazines and stuff put out
0 likes - like | 11-01-2005 00:30 scat_man 
 
9 posts
homo milk
0 likes - like | 30-12-2004 08:56 FireWaterBurn 
 
28,885 posts
and there shined a shiny demon....in the middle of the road"


i love tenacious D