"bom bom bom" as written by Lillian Berlin, Eve Berlin and Bosh Berlin....
We're gonna wake this city tonight
Oh, watch it burn into the twilight
I said hey, hey, hey this is our birthright
To be bought and sold, shipped off ready to die. We're ready to fight.

We're going bom bom bom. Bom bom away bom.
Bom bom, bom bom.
We go bom bom, bom bom away bom. Bom bom, bom bom.

I can't drink or drive a tank at nineteen
So I set off to join the U.S. Army
The first time I left my country
I felt the desert sand marchin' under my feet. Come march with me.

We're going bom bom bom. Bom bom away bom.
Bom bom, bom bom.
We go bom bom, bom bom away bom. Bom bom, bom bom.

We're gonna take this city tonight
We're gonna shake this city 'til broad daylight
We're gonna take this city tonight
We're gonna shake this city 'til broad daylight
Shake it. Oh shake it.

I said: No NYC, Los Angeles
No Saint Louis, no New Orleans
No you and me, no you and me, no sympathy
Cause we're gonna bring them, bring them to their knees

We go bom bom bom, bom bom away bom. Bom bom, bom bom.
We go bom bom, bom bom away bom. Bom bom, bom bom.

We're gonna take this city tonight
We're gonna shake this city 'til broad daylight
We're gonna take this city tonight
We're gonna shake this city 'til broad daylight
Shake it. No brights lights, no more big city.
Shake it. No brights lights, no more big city.
Shake it. No brights lights, no more big city.
Shake it. No brights lights, no more big city.


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"Bom Bom Bom" as written by Eve Berlin Bosh Berlin

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    General Commentwow im the only one to comment! alright! good for me! i like this band theyre good i like the message theyre sending out the songs pretty self explanitory
    AWalkDownAlamedaon January 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe video is trippy but kool. It goes well with the music. But the lyrics make them sound like a bunch of whiny liberals (don't get me wrong, conservatives suck equally as much). It would sound better if Rage Against the Machine were singing the lyrics.
    the_darkside_986on January 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song has quite the political message. Basically it's about wat, and how as Americans We're entitled to a death for our country, I'm pretty sure its sarchastic, but it's still a great song. It's got quite a disco feel, if you watch the video.
    fallingXfaston January 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwar** not wat, war
    fallingXfaston January 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentEither this song is literal, or it's a low blow to American culture. It depends on what the band says about it first. To me, the music of the song is awesome, but if the lyrics are literal...I could care less about the song.
    banedravenon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the sarcastic anti-war lyrics, great song.
    star_strat45on January 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm kinda sick of all these songs having political meanings, but I can't help but sing & dance to this one.
    BLAHness90on February 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAgain it's up to interpretation, I'll take their anti-war song and I'll make it my battle song.
    TacticalEliteon March 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSounds like exaggerated satire directed at the American look on war.

    There's also the line on how you're allowed to drive a tank before you're allowed to drink. =P

    Nice beat too.
    addseale2on March 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's a catchy song, too bad they're talking about war... since someone I know died in war. It's a little depressing.
    neongreen44on March 21, 2006   Link

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