Canadian Idiot

Album: Straight Outta Lynwood (2006)
Charted: 82

Songfacts®:

  • This song is a satirical commentary on American nationalism and the stereotypical American view of Canadians. It's a parody of the song "American Idiot" by Green Day. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Paul - Madison, AL

Comments: 16

  • Kathryn from Montoursville, PaThe best line is "They leave their house without packing heat, never even bring their guns to the mall." Lol.
  • Cyberpope from Richmond, CanadaMonopoly money, eh? Guess which country's started coloring their money, too?
  • Bob from Owen Sound, OnDoug & Bob Mackenzie!This song is so funny, some the stuff sometimes is true. and i'm canadian
  • Cierra from Steinbach, MbHey... i'm canadian and i absolutely LOVE this song... lol... i don't know why, but it's only cuz i'm so kool up in this turf... whoa ganster talk much... oh yeah, it's pretty quiet up in the igloo... tee hee hee....... pointless comment but whatever. :P
  • Brad from Knoxville, Tnanother person that has not given weird al permission to parodie his songs is prince.
  • Chris from Claremont, CaSomeone from Canada needs to write in, lol:)
  • Matt from New York, NyActually, Leyna, Weird Al never even approached Billy Joel with "It's Still Billy Joel to Me." Al just assumed that Joel would find it offensive. The only other musicans to turn down Weird Al were Paul McCartney, a strict vegetarian who didn't want "Live and Let Die" associated with "Chicken Pot Pie;" and, Jimmy Page, who wasn't to keen on a polka medley comprised of Led Zepp tunes. Al, then approached Jagger & Richards with a similar idea, and we got the "Hot Rocks Polka." Wow....I know waaay to much random information!
  • Leyna from SpActually, Morgan From Gresham; Billy Joel denied him permission, too. I believe he found the parody too offensive... I don't know why, I thought it was really funny. XD
  • Jailene from K-town, WaHaha. I love Green Day and I love this song. It is possible! Woot!
  • Morgan from Gresham, Orok, matt from MT u got issues. i love love love green day and i still love this song. weird al is a really creative and fun loving person, he isnt just trying to make $ off other ppls ideas. he doesnt HAVE to ask permission to parody someones song, but he always asks anyway. lol the only person to ever deny him permission to parody his music was none other than prince.
  • Ethan from Franklin, TnI hate Green Day. With an undying passion. Ergo I like this song.
  • Darrell from EugeneThe only Canadian idiot I know of is a serial sex killer named Paul Bernardo, who will die in prison. I do not have the desire, the space or the information for a treatise on Mr. Bernardo, but he was a Vanilla Ice wannabe and truck hijacker who killed at least three teenage girls in St. Catherine's, Ontario between 1990 and 1994.
  • Aaron from Thousand Oaks, Caand ugh matt from MT, he makes them to be funny, u kinda have to have permission from a band to do this so green day said its ok... they know better then u about their songs...
  • Nicole from Boston, MaWhile I wouldn't go so far as to say this is one of his best, it is one of his better songs. It doesn't have the same energy as "American Idiot," but it's still funny nonetheless. The lyrics are just great and it does imitate the original very well. Weird Al hasn't lost his touch yet.
  • Matt from Milton, PaThe first time I heard this song I was rolling with laughter. This is one of Weird Al's funniest songs.
  • Ryan from Acushnet, MaThis song is hialrious
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