When I look around me,
I can't believe what I see
It seems as if this country
Has lost its will to live
The economy is lousy,
We barely have an army
But we can still stand proudly
'Cause Canada's really big

We're the second largest country
On this planet Earth
And if Russia
Keeps on shrinking
Then soon we'll be first
(as long as we keep Quebec)

The USA has tanks
And Switzerland has banks
They can keep them, thanks
They just don't amount
'Cause when you get down to it
You find out what the truth is
It isn't what you do with it
It's the size that counts!

Most people
Will tell you
That France is pretty large
But you can put
Fourteen Frances
Into this land of ours
(it'd take a lotta work, it's take a whole lotta work)

We're larger than Malaysia
Almost as big as Asia
We're bigger than Australia
And it's a continent
So big we seldom bother
To go see one another
But we often go to other
Countries for vacation

Our mountains
Are very pointy
Our prairies are not
The rest is
Kinda bumpy
But, man, do we have a lot
(we gotta lot of land, we gotta whole lot of land)

So stand up and be pound
And sing out very loud
We stand out from the crowd 'cause
Canada's really big!

Lyrics submitted by Queen Vegeta

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    General CommentLet me guess, tis band is from Canada, lol.
    anarchysomething44on June 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is my new favorite song, I laughed my ass off when I heard it, same with the war of 1812
    green_highlighteron September 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe great thing about this song is that there are serious issues wrapped up in humor. For instance, our army and economy do suck and these are serious concerns for Canadians. And that line about losing Quebec. The first time I heard it, I laughed so hard because it's so true. Anyone who was around for the last referendum knows how close it was. Most of all, no matter how silly it seems, Canadians are really proud about how big Canada is.
    trekkimon May 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWhenever I hear the nation anthem, I sing this song in my head. Amazingly it fits within the timeframe.
    bradbombon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYa this is such a good song, like most of the Arrogant Worms' songs. For some reason this one and The War of 1812 seem to go hand-in-hand. But there are so many other great ones out there.
    test_xtremeon January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song was so cool on the Live Bait CD... i love this band, and i'm an American (:
    Yufferson March 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is quite possibly one of the funniest songs I've ever heard...and being how they're Canadian that makes all the better cause let's face it canadian entertainers are just not that entertaining but kudos to them
    randomhoboon April 10, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^^^ Um... have you not heard of Jim Carrey? Pamela Anderson? Keifer Sutherland? Mike Meyers? Leslie Neilson? Matthew Perry? Nellie Furtado? The Simpsons? South Park? Not to mention dozens more... all Canadians!
    That's right... we're infiltrating your popular culture in a fiendish plot to take over America! And there's nothing you can do about it! Nothing!!! MUWAHAHAHA...
    Douggon August 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBTW I love this song... I like how it's played on the hockey organ.
    It's not what you do with it, it's the size that counts!
    Douggon August 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe war of 1812 isnt by the arrogant worms, although it is good. it's by 3 dead trolls in a baggie.
    this song is awesome, and the arrogant worms are my all time favorite band. theyre awesome live too :)
    BunnySundaeon August 09, 2006   Link

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