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Travelling in a fried-out combie
On a hippie trail, head full of zombie
I met a strange lady, she made me nervous
She took me in and gave me breakfast
And she said,

"Do you come from a land down under?
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover."

Buying bread from a man in Brussels
He was six foot four and full of muscle
I said, "Do you speak-a my language?"
He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
And he said,

"I come from a land down under
Where beer does flow and men chunder
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover." (Yeahhh!)

Dying in a den in Bombay
With a slack jaw, and nothin' much to say
I said to the man, "Are you trying to tempt me
Because I come from the land of plenty?"
And he said,

"Oh, you come from a land down under? (oh yeah yeah)
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (ooohh)
You better run, you better take cover."

We are..

Livin' in a land down under,
Where women glow and men plunder, (yeahhhhhhhhhh)
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (thunderrrrr!)
You better run, you better take cover.

Livin' in a land down under,
Where women glow and men plunder,
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (oooo yeahhhh!)
Then I run, and then I take cover. (yea)

We are...

Livin' in a land down under, (underrrr)
Where women glow and men plunder,
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (oooo da da laa yeahhh!)
Then I run, then I take cover.

[Fades Out]



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  • c
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    CrantusSep 7, 2009 at 11:35 pm
    Man I love this song. Actualy I got this song from the video game Saints Row 2, they made a really good choice in putting that in there.
  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 3:15 pm
    Us aussies are great travellers, so as a guy in his mid 20's travelling in india & europe during the early 80's, this song said it all for me... It's one of our unofficial national anthems!
  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 21, 2012 at 10:06 pm
    What more nonsense can we expect from someone travelling in a fried-out combie... With head full of zombies? Especially one from a land down under? Really, i'd rather we all took to our heels or took cover.

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