Examples of Music ironies

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Ironic Questions: Music

Is It Ironic That...?

1 A professional piano player says he's going to play a song called 2 minutes, 42 seconds and closes the piano lid and doesn't play a single key for 2 minutes, 42 seconds (real song)...

2 If someone was on a plain and it's about to crash and they say, "Well isn't this nice..." is that person being ironic with their word choice or is that just sarcasm?...

3 "Ladies Who Lunch", a song from the musical Company by Sondheim, about the meaninglessness of life for some women is set to a bossa nova....

4 a violin is a symbol of perfection, is it ironic that it plays everytime i look at my self in the mirror or jizz...

5 An orchestra teacher taught his students the word "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" because saying the word took the amount of time needed to take a bow....

6 Is it ironic that there is a song called 'the sound of silence'?

7 ...on a website devoted to the exploration of irony that not a single person commenting on Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic" actually correctly interpreted the song as a prime example of irony simply because NONE of the examples used in the song were examples of irony? Alanis--you are a genius! well done!!...

8 a person who's horrible at piano wins a national compitition out of the entire U.S.A...

9 a brutal and somewhat violent death metal musician is walking down the streets of Montreal balanced on the tips of his toes, pretending to be a ballerina?...

10 my cousin got invited to the amas yet has no interest in music?

11 Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only hit the road when your missing home Only know you love her when you let we go...

12 a man who sounds thoroughly depressed with life is singing a song called 'overjoyed' (whose very first line is 'I am overjoyed')?...

13 to call a woman a blossom on a cherry blossom tree which actually the beauty of a cherry blossom tree does not last long?...

14 Two Beatles songs are named Lovely Rita and Sexy Sadie; these are the names of my Aunt and Grandmother who lived together?...

15 a woman discusses her new haircut and fashion choices, saying her long hair and dresses weren't her and she's trying to find her true self... while Paper Doll by John Mayer plays in the background....

16 Bob Dylan asked Ryan Adams what his song winding wheel was all about?

17 Is it ironic that Alaniss Morissette's song about irony isn't ironic?...

18 a song made specifically about being ironic does not mention one thing that is actually ironic?...

19 Elvis Presley competed in an Elvis Presley look-alike contest and lost

20 a singer with the stage name Lady is rude and unladylike

21 Is it ironic that I love one direction although I hate pop but I like their pop music?...

22 the only member of ZZ Top who doesn't have a beard is named Frank Beard?...

23 "10,000 spoons, and all you need is a knife" and you're in a knife factory...

24 What's a coachella?

25 I killed a bard singing the "dragonborn comes" with a shout in Skyrim...