This is a parody of the song From The Ground Up, by Dan & Shay. There will be a link to the original song at the bottom of the post. Here are the lyrics I came up with.


 

Building Commander pulling together
Need sixty four cards and thirty five lands
More than I needed I’ve got cuts to do
Kiss some goodbye, stacks to go through

Sorceries, instants, all kinds of creatures
Build my own new deck  one card at a time
Ten basic lands, some artifact rocks
Sol ring and maybe thran dynamo too

And I’ll build this deck from the land up
Taking forever It’s hard to see what I need
Dont understand
All of the combos I know  there can be

And I’ll build this deck from the land up
Dual lands and fetches
And there will be comboing
When I search for lands
In my deck I’ll have ways
To recur them again
And I’ll build this deck from the land up

This deck can grow huge
In the blink of an eye
I keep cutting more cards setting them all aside
Enchantments gotta go
There’s more cuts to make
When building Commander there are slots I can’t take

so I’ll build this deck from the land up
Dual lands and fetches
And there will be comboing
When I search for lands
In my deck I’ll have ways
To recur them again

And I’ll build this deck from the land up
Dual lands and fetches
And there will be comboing
When I search for lands
In my deck I’ll have ways
To recur them again
And I’ll build this deck from the land up

Each time I look up
At thousands of choices
For sixty five slots to go with the lands
I’ve traded for staples for decks that I’ve built
This build’s feeling right and it’s time to sleeve up

And I’ve built this deck from the land up
Dual lands and fetches
And there will be comboing
When I search for lands
In my deck I’ll have ways
To recur them again
And I’ll built this deck from the land up


Notes:

When I’m writing a parody version of a song, I want to make sure that the timing and rhythm match with the original. I listen to the song multiple times as I’m writing, matching the timing. The lyrics go through several version as I find what works with the timing. I also try to keep in nods to the original in terms of some word or structure choices.

I hope you enjoyed the new lyrics. You can listen to the original here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODRWKGIxB4M

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