Fashion in Song – Fashion Is Danger (2009)

This 80’s send-up is by New Zealand comedy team The Flight of the Conchords.

Fashion
F-f-f-f-f-fashion
F-fashion
S-s-style
War
L-l-l-look look look

I’m the edge, I’m the chic, I’m the taste
I’m a larger than life with just a hint of lace
I’m avant-garde, I’m the heir, I’m the vogue
I’m the she she ohh hee hee, I’m the man a la mode

Pr-pr-president reagan
Thatcher th-th-thatcher
Jazzer-size
L-l-lipgloss

Ooh ooh ooh ooh
You think you know fashion, well fashion’s a stranger
You think fashion’s your friend, my friend
Fashion is dangerposing at the bar

(Posing) posing sitting down
(Posing) posing in the distance
(Posing) posing with my arm
(Posing) posing with my leg
(Posing) posing like a swan
(Posing) posing for a portrait

Hey! Hey-Hey! Hey! Yeah, Ooh

You think you know fashion,
Well, fashion’s a stranger
You think fashion’s your friend,
My friend, fashion is danger

Moscow, Berlin, Paris, London, Tokyo, Wellington, Rome, Geneva
New York City
New-New-New New York City, ooh

You think you know fashion,
Well, fashion’s a stranger
You think fashion’s your friend,
My friend, fashion is danger

Fa-Fashion
Fa-fa-fa-fa-Fashion
Fa-fa-fa-fa-Fashion
Fa-Fashion

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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