In an unexpected and slightly horrifying beginning to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, British heir Prince Charles has been growing increasingly more worried as the crowd singalong of ‘You’re The Voice’ enters its fourteenth consecutive hour.
The Opening Ceremony, held at Metricon Stadium, was supposed to go smoothly, and in accordance with his strict sleep schedule, have the Prince of Wales in bed by 11pm. 30 minutes into the ceremony, all seemed well, with the only interruption being the slightly sad protest of a Mermaid Beach local, who screamed ‘M1, more like a carpark!’ before being escorted away by unemployed Gold Coast Titans players.
However, one hour into the ceremony, the plans were completely derailed as Australia’s favourite son, John Farnham, took to the stage. As his crooning voice proclaimed ‘…we have the chance to turn the pages over,’ every Australian in the stadium began to loudly sing along. Charles was reportedly quite cheery about this, as he is a well-known fan of 1980s Australian soft rock.
The studio recording of ‘You’re The Voice’ lasts approximately five minutes and one second. As the ten-minute mark was passed, Charles remained optimistic that the singalong would end in ‘just a short while.’
But fourteen hours later, with no end in sight, Charles has begun to worry that he might never escape. The crowd has only grown in fervor, with the bagpipe solo alone lasting four hours.
Inside sources suggest Charles’ anger is encouraging him to view Australia in a dimmer light. ‘Filthy convicts,’ he reportedly muttered, gazing on the sea of proud Queenslanders shredding their vocal chords to Farnham’s triumphant cries. As the singalong enters its 15th hour, he is urgently texting his mother, Queen Elizabeth, asking if they can ‘reinstate colonial rule…these bastards just won’t stop!’
Buckingham Palace has refused to comment, although some indicate they have heard the sounds of ‘You’re The Voice’ emanating from Elizabeth’s UE Boom.