Panic at the Disco – I Write Sins not Tragedies

by alphamonkey on February 20, 2006 · 75 comments

in Music Videos,Uncategorized

You know, we tend to focus on videos/bands/etc that get it right, so perhaps we should take a moment to examine what happens when a band and a video go wrong.  Oh, so wrong.

Wow, it finally happened… Somehow MySpace joined with LiveJournal and formed a band.  Perhaps now would be a good time for spontaneous deafness.  Does anyone know how to poke out one’s own mind’s eye?

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  • EZ_Bozy

    Perhaps this is more powerful for a person who struggles with faith in religion and faith in people.  I found the image of people sitting in church with painted eyes on closed eyes to be frightningly accurate…

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Huh?

  • Beamer

    Ummmmm… what?

    This song is rather disturbing. Mhm, yes it is.

  • Just Plain Bob

    actually, this video pretty much ruled for me.

    and no, it’s not just the church thing, although EZ_Bozy does make a great point.

  • snakefan101

    Oh!!!!! Oh!!!!! Oh!!!!! I like you!!!!!

  • Boss Robot

    Mind Bullets!!! You use mind bullets! Tenacious D, yo!

  • http://www.allamericanplayboys.com noochienoochie

    I had to stop the video when I saw the bearded lady. Looks like they actually blew a decent budget on this thing too.

  • Chopstick

    If you read the lyrics, things kind of make sense. Except the circus people. I have no idea what is going on with them.

  • snakefan101

    The circus people and the mimes are to represent the difference between the two families. Brendon Urie (singer) is acting as the Daniel Isaac’s (groom) little voice inside his head. Which is why Brendon turns into Daniel in the end.

  • daemoneyes

    I found the guy with the accordian more disturbing than anything else.  Who plays those anymore?

  • dreamangel

    i actually found the circus people http://lucentdossier.tribe.net and they have great pix from behind the scenes… i liked the video.

  • snakefan101

    Will you guys shut up about this band? What have they ever done to you? Maybe they’ve been through a hard time or someone they know has and wanna tell the people (that have the same problem) that they’re not alone. I love the fact that people will put themselves or their loved ones in their songs. If you don’t like them fine, but please keep the rude comments to yourself, some people actualy like this band.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    You got that this is a site that does editorial/opinion on everything it posts, right?

    Did you know that right now there is someone who hate-hate-hates your favorite thing ever?  And that thing you hate the most?  Someone digs it enough to have a tattoo of it.

    Just roll that around your skull for a sec.  I’ll wait.

  • snakefan101

    Yeah, I know that but I don’t go around dissing what others like. I at least respect their opinion.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Technically, you’re dissing MY opinion.  If you hadn’t noticed, this site is 95% my opinion.

  • daemoneyes

    To be fair, I never actually made a comment about the band, or the song.  Unless of course there is an accordian actually played in the song.  And unless you’re a member of the band, or a close personal friend/family member of someone who is, why do you take it personally if someone else doesn’t particularly care for them?  And why should they not be allowed to say so?  Just to avoid offending you?  Like the Singular Simian says, this site is mostly people expressing their opinons.  If you can’t handle it, why visit the site?

  • snakefan101

    I know a band who knows Panic! At The Disco. They can say that they don’t like the band but dissing them no. I don’t go around dissing bands I don’t like, I just say I don’t like them then drop the subject.

  • daemoneyes

    You know a band who knows the band?  WTF is this, 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon?  Who, I might add, also has a band I don’t care for.  But let me guess, you’re going to get righteously indignant about that, too.

  • snakefan101

    I know Green Day and they know Panic! At the Disco. Happy?

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Why are we still talking about this?

  • daemoneyes

    We weren’t, until today.  I just find the whole thing amusing.

  • Boss Robot

    Let’s not make this another James Lipton recites Popozoa argument. That was stupid and so was this. Why not take a look at that A-Boys video? That was a good video

  • jimbert

    the boss meakes sense

  • Roaming Gnome

    I LOVE THIS GOD DAMN SONG! cheese

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    I’m sorry.

  • Just Plain Bob

    ba-ZING!

  • Netera

    Panic at the disco sux balls they are catchy but the singer is horrible and they are just another scene kid band and the sad thing about it is that Scene kids dont even like them

  • snakefan101

    Well we’re just a wet dream for the webzines

    Make us it

    Make us hip

    Make us scene

    Or shrug us off your shoulders

    Don’t approve a single word we wrote

  • jimbert

    This song was bbxc radio one’s album of the week not so long ago, seriously. I agree with Netera, the songs are catchy but I don’t see a lot of talent. The lead singer scares me abit too.

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    Holy crap, why won’t this song just go away? About 30 seconds in, you’ve already heard the whole song, just repeat in your head as necessary. Sorry, just a bit upset about it still playing on the radio heavily around here, and it keeps popping up on the right. I get touchy about these things, though, my music obsession knows no bounds. I just severly dislike bad music, is all. If you like this crap, more power to you. To each his own. Just. Don’t. Reproduce. People on average are already stupid enough without your kind contributing to the gene pool. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. I mean, with your help, we could finally get rid of that whole “5 second attention span” thing once and for all. Anything more than that, and you’d realize you were listening to the same verse over and over. (and over). I’m done now, had to get my rage on for a second. Anybody want some cookies?

  • Boss Robot

    bad taste does not mean stupid just ignorant. There are bands out there that are not on mtv. and they’re even more underground than what vh1 and mtv 2 have to offer!!! If you can believe that. Yes, they are good bands, just not popular.

    Come on kids! Try a little harder and dig deep in what the music world has to offer! No longer do you need to be forced fed the outer crust, for beneath the surface lies the sweet sweet nectar of independent sound! Refuse the hand that feeds you and do it yourself! The good bands don’t find you, you listen and follow the sound that leads to them. Yes, cookies please

  • Just Plain Bob

    for those of you intrigued by indie music, but not quite brave enough to dive into the world of the privately owned local record store for dusty copies of obscure bands, i recommened XM radio’s channel 52, “The Verge.”

    it’s sortof like Indie Lite, for the beginner.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    This from the guy with the massive Phil Collins poster in his room.

  • Just Plain Bob

    i can’t help it, alpha!

    his eyes… they just…. entrance me…

  • snakefan101

    If you hate them that much, why are you wasting your time commenting them?

  • Just Plain Bob

    zing!

  • snakefan101

    Thank you.

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    Mostly just because I saw it on the right, and was in a bad mood at the time. Of course, replying to this is just going to bump it back up again, it’s an endless vicious cycle. See what you’ve made me do? Why do you make me hurt me?

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    Because I hate myself, too.

  • emily

    hey hey i luv this fukin band its hot

    the lead singer is fuking gorjuz mwa luv yas xoxo

  • Just Plain Bob

    tell your mother to cancel your internet connection and spend the money she saves on a dictionary.

    kthxbye.

  • emily-farmz180@hotmail.com

    if ur a 14 -16 year old who luvs panic at the disco plz add em on msn or else ill hurt u

  • snakefan101

    Add me on MySpace.

    http://www.myspace.com/panic_rules

    Add this too, I know you’ll like it.

    http://www.myspace.com/panicatthediscorocksearth

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Let’s see.. a tweenie Panic! lovefest has manifested on a site that’s posted nothing but hateful, hateful things about the band. 

    You folks realize that Panic! At The Disco still sucks, right? If I’d have been at that Reading festival show, I’d have thrown a damn tank at the singer

  • snakefan101

    I’m sorry your brain won’t work in the modern world, because P!ATD is modern and if you can’t except the new shit, then how will you ever except anything in life?

    I’m sorry you can’t except them as a band at all, because they will be, and there is nothing you can do about it. I’ve excepted the fact that the bands I hate arn’t just gonna dissappear from the face of this Earth, no, because there are still people that like them.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Oh, no. My brain and the modern world get along just fine.  Why, it’s thoughts like the idea that this band will one day be nothing more than a trivia footnote on some ‘I Love the Aughts’ show that keep me warm at night.  I mean, let’s be clear here: These yahoos aren’t The Eagles.  They’re not going to engender my utter hatred while at the same time destroying a genre I love, while being one of the most popular acts of the day. They are just ridiculously lucky kids who achieved fame without ever having to, you know, earn it.

  • snakefan101

    I do side with you on that. I do think it is ridiculous that they never played a show before getting signed and that there are tons of bands out there that deserved it more than them, but how are we to change what Pete Wentz did? If there is anyone here you are to hate for that hate Pete.

  • tabbs

    i love this band and people who dont r just god dam nutters

    evry1 get mi addy and put mi in ur list coz ur mi bomb

  • Just Plain Bob

    spelling tests! spelling tests for all! huzzah!

    …you know, i can’t see why people complain so much about foreign languages spoken in the United States when the real death of the english language is happening on the internet. do you know, people at my college actually try to turn in PAPERS written like that?

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    That, my friend, is comedy gold.  Alexander The L33T!

  • Just Plain Bob

    When people register to post on the boards, there should be a mandatory grammar/spelling test before they’re given an account.

    somebody should code that.

  • snakefan101

    I love you Just Plain Bob. You… I don’t know how to explain it, but thank you for telling them that. Does anyone know what 4w4 means? How about lysk or something like that? I don’t. Who makes up this crap? Wow.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    I have a strong suspicion that such a test would render the Internet a veritable graveyard.

  • tabbs

    cool smile  excaim

    add mi

  • tabbs_buddy@hotmail.com

    add mi add mi add mi add mi add mi add mi add mi

  • snakefan101

    I did.

  • BADD

    add mi too!!  Pleze…….

    Um……… WTF am I doing?  Damn infectious teenie talk.  I hate you all for making catchy phrases!!

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    Good God, no. I blame myself. Sorry AM. In the mean time, add mi!

    And no tests, the last time I was tested I ended up having to pay child support…

  • snakefan101

    I’m sorry for you.

  • ONT Dood

    this video is way cool im not disturbed even though i have a MASSIVE fear of clowns…..

    DONT make fun of this song or this video got get lives

  • snakefan101

    I fear clowns too, but love mimes. So it evens out.

  • tiffany

    hay guys,

    u guys from panic! at the disco fuking rock i love youz so much ur my idols i wanna meet youz some day

    love yoohz

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    A) I’m relatively certain that they don’t read this site.

    B) Spelling counts.

  • snakefan101

    I want to meet them so bad too!!!!! I am claimed to be their number one fan, and I might even get the chance to meet them. My friend bought tickets for their show, and the tickets are for getting in an hour early, and from the people getting in early they are picking people to go back stage. I cannot wait!!!!! 27 days!!!!!

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    I believe the children are our future….

    *shudder*

  • lauren

    Well, to be honest, despite the criticisms displayed in this article – I’m gonna show them some support! Panic! are unique.  They incorporate so many influences into their music, the lyrics are genius, and the songs are so very catchy but aren’t too similar, which is what I love about them. 

    Okay, so perhaps their rise to fame wasn’t as strenuous as perhaps other bands, but they have still worked very hard for a bunch of teenagers just out of high school!  Little do many people know, but Brendon and Ryan were kicked out of their homes and had to struggle to pay the rent for a while, it’s not as if they packed a bag from home with all the family’s support and jetted off to sign a record deal…

    Anyway, I think they have set the path for the discovery of future bands: the internet.  I reckon in the future most bands will put their stuff on the internet, where record producers will listen to it and decide whether to sign them or not…and then what will you guys have to complain about?? Hehe, just kidding.  Just showing a little support for them, as you say…I’m entitled to my opinion, right?

    Peace out.

  • snakefan101

    CORRECT!!!!! Ryan’s dad also died earlier this year, so he’s been all alone sense then.

    Love Ya,

    Panic! At The Disco’s Number One Fan,

    Beth Leigh

  • dee

    I like panic’s music but i dont feel the need to praise them as human beings. So if u dont like them i dont see the need 4 u to diss them either.

    their music rox! they do awesome covers! check these out!





    &





    Panic! rox my sox PERIOD.

  • MERANDA

    DUDE. GO FUKK YOURSELF. THEY ARE AWESOME && THAT ViDEO iS HOTT =] AND iF YOU DONT LiKE THEM, WHYRE YOU WASTiNG YOUR TiME DOiN ALL THiS? iM SURE THEYD THANK YOU FOR TAKiNG TiME FROM YOUR LiFE TO TALK ALL ABOUT THEM =]

  • snakefan101

    I already asked that. The answers I got, sucked.

    Love Ya,

    Panic! At The Disco’s Number One Fan,

    Beth Leigh

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    The more comments this post gets, the more weighted it gets in the Google searches, meaning fans will continue to see this post when they search for stuff on this band.  I find that hilarious.

  • http://www.myspace.com/dragonlews elkciN

    Is that what happened to the graffiti creator comments? I wonder what they were searching for. The first logical though would be ‘graffiti’, but I’m not sure that they could form that word coherently, what with all the consonants, and letters that aren’t numbers.

    If only there were some way we could use this power to serve mankind.

    Maybe change the link to another, better video. The realization that songs sometimes have more than one verse may cause confusion in their ranks.

  • Boss Robot

    Hell yeah!

    May I suggest that A-Boys video. That’s a good video.

    If not then something indie but pleasing to the masses. Blow their mind, with good music!

  • Boss Robot

    Fck

  • olly

    amazing song but the video … although it makes sense in places … is jst … WIERD :S

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