More B5 Parody Songs

Thanks to keen-eared Jim Stiles for letting us know of yet another Babylon 5 parody song out there.

A band called Sci-Fried has a B5 parody song, “For Whom The Babylon Tolls”, on their most recent album, “Ramming Speed”, an album chock full of parodies, as the track list shows:

1 – It Began Out There (intro)
2 – Too Many Zombies – Parody of “Too Many Puppies” by Primus
3 – Stargate Zone – Parody of “Twilight Zone” by Golden Earring
4 – For Whom Babylon Tolls – Parody of “For Whom The Bell Tolls” by Metallica
5 – PX-75309 – Parody of “867-5309 (Jenny)” by Tommy Tutone
6 – Our New Home – Parody “Home Sweet Home” by Motley Crue
7 – Boldly Going – (Star Trek Section intro)
8 – Trippin’ Through The Wormhole – Parody of “Thunder Kiss ’65” by White Zombie
9 – Gone Away – Parody of “Gone Daddy Gone” by the Violent Femmes
10 – TNG 2.0 – Parody of “TNT” by AC/DC
11 – Die Feddy – Parody of “Dive” by Nirvana
12 – My Name is Spock 2.0 – Parody of “I Wanna Rock” by Twisted Sister
13 – A Long Time Ago (Star Wars section intro)
14 – Join The Empire – Parody of “Join the Army” by Suicidal Tendencies
15 – Tatooine – Parody of “Cocaine” by Eric Clapton
16 – Fight Together 2.0 – Parody of “Come Together” by The Beatles
17 – Land Speeder 2.0 – Parody of “Low Rider” by War
18 – Star Wars Idiot – Parody of “American Idiot” by Green Day
19 – Your Brain

Feel free to head on over to their website, where they have all of the parody lyrics listed, and where you can hear a sample of this song and the others on the album.

For Whom The Babylon Tolls

J M S wrote a show for TV one day
Called it Babylon 5

Station One Station Two and yes Station Three
Were there for a while but were just not meant to be

5 miles long and its made of blood and steel
All the aliens live inside

Babylon 5 still alive through the Shadow War
Londo insane from the pain he’s the shadows whore

The Babylon 5 show
5 seasons long
The Babylon 5 show

Shadows appear in the sky now its time to cry
Its the last thing you see

Babylon 4 was no more then appears in the sky
There to serve as a beacon for all who have died

Sinclair now from the past became a Minbari
Valen he is now called

Now its done now its gone no more new shows to see
I guess we’ll see more Babylon 5 on DVD

The Babylon 5 show
5 seasons long
The Babylon 5 show

new lyrics Written by Chuck Silver
parody of “For Whom The Bell Tolls” by Metallica

Link: Sci-Fried: The Band!


  1. I went to iTunes to check this out and it’s not available there: – ( Boo!

    • Why “boo”? The albums and songs are available for purchase and download through their website.

      Plus, I thought it was close to impossible for indie bands to get listed in iTunes, and one of the big reasons the Funny Music Project and CD Baby are around, to fill that purchasing option void.

  2. Listened too Episodes 81 and 82 today (still catching up, which has been made worse as I’m now listening to other shows from the Far Point empire!). Not a parody, but who did that “Five Years of Babylon 5 in Five Minutes” song at the end of 82? Acoustic, live audience–that I’d love to buy!

  3. Has anyone ever heard The Be Five album?

  4. Gary The Great says

    Heard about? I have one from each printing, its on my ipod
    and have signatures to boot! It may not be grammy quality, but it’s a fun listen. My kids really love Andreas’ songs.

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