I heard a rumor and it's hard to ignore everybody is saying punk's not cool anymore
So I called all my friends just to make sure then I went down to the record store
Took all my CDs of Rancid and traded them in for the new Rancid album
Shaved off my Mohawk, I got a bald head and a tattoo that says "I'll skank till I'm dead".
No one likes the punks these days
LET'S GO SKA! WE CAN START TODAY!
Politics Schmolitics, we can get some food and we can write songs about being rude
I got a porkpie, a bad attitude, a checkerboard tie and a three-piece suit
I'm glad that I found this sound
And I hope there's cheap tattoo removal when this trend dies down
I wanna be cool the Rastafarian way
LET'S GO SKA! HEP HEP HEP HEY!


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    General Commenthe traded the cds for inspecter 7, not rancid.
    juffon December 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song has my vote for THE ska anthem of the third wave.
    Taltoson February 18, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I hope there's cheap tattoo removal for when this trend dies down"

    -Yeah, THAT'LL happen.
    dcrudeboyon March 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds more like basic punk than ska...Fucking idiot.

    This song is about following trends.
    idleon January 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthep hep hep! pick it up man!
    mjsos53on October 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentso long as ska doesnt become mainstream popular i think it'll be same from the kids who follow the "new trend" every year or two.unfortunately though they started selling streetlight shirts in hot-topic. no one knows who they are, but they"ll wear them cause everyone else does.and that will be a sad day for music.
    JaggerIsCoolon June 28, 2010   Link

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