"Japan" as written by and Kenny/jackson Gorelick....
Life is like a rollercoaster
It does flips and throws you over
Board your ship that's going nowhere
If you stop, you'll end up somewhere

Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody, just hold hands

Everybody wants to go to californ-I-a
To live their life on a sunny day
Dreaming of someone else's wife and kids (kids and wife)
But they'll be bringing you the same old shit (strife)

Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody, just hold hands

Everybody wants to go to Jamaica
Queens in drag will surely fake you
Take you home, and then they'll rape you
But you like it, so say 'thank you'

Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody, just hold hands

Now, everybody wants to go to Iraq
But once they go, they don't come back
Bringing peanut butter jelly and other snacks
We might have our freedom, but we're still on crack.

Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody wants to go to Japan
Everybody, just hold hands


Lyrics submitted by kimo

"Japan" as written by Peter Jackson

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  • +3
    General Commentlisten to this song at disneyland.
    ...disturbing.
    cocobewareon October 24, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General Commentlesbian friend recently told me that it's illegal to be gay in jamaica... i immediately thought of this song... that verse definitely makes a lot more sense to me now. theoretically every person in jamaica is straight, so any homosexual relationships would for legal reasons be classified as 'rape' (but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy it, aka 'say thank you')
    rin_a_rooon October 11, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti want to know what the opera lady is saying... it sounds like she says something like "Jesus is coming"
    kristinakaion May 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBrilliant...
    Ocean Soulon April 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmyfavorite.
    they played this when I say them live, and I had never heard it before that, but it made me crazydelighted.
    kimoon July 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh lord to have seen this live,,,,
    laughindoorson April 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti absolutely adore this song
    godfuckon April 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the sound of this song, but these lyrics are disturbing:

    "everybody wants to go to jamaica
    queens in drag will surely fake you
    take you home, and then they'll rape you
    but you like it, so say 'thank you'"

    I'd really like to know what they intended by these words.
    iloveflosson June 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey mean exactly what they say. Crossdressing men fooling you to believe that they're women, and when you go with them to their place thinking you'll get lucky, they surprise you.
    I don't think it gets more self explanatory than that.
    crotchphaeson August 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol at cocobeware, i could imagine that...
    dustybreezeon March 21, 2008   Link

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