"Singapore" as written by and Mick Jones....
One, two, three, four!

Stroke 1 'cause he sprayed a car
They say give him the cane
Sovereignity always goes too far
And causes too much pain

Stroke 4 live from Singapore
They beat him 'till he's raw
Stroke 4 live from Singapore
Don't do it no more

Stroke 2 'cause his hair's too long
Like Jesus nailed to wood
It's obvious that this is wrong
And it does no good

Stroke 4 live from Singapore
They beat him 'till he's raw
Stroke 4 live from Singapore
Don't do it no more

Stroke 3 'cause he chewed some gum
And left it on the ground
This struck me as really dumb
There's still some brutes around

Stroke 4 live from Singapore
They beat him 'till he's raw
Stroke 4 live from Singapore
Don't do it no more

Thinkin' of the other nine hundred and ninety nine
I'm sorry it had to happen but there will come a time
For the other nine hundred and ninety nine

Stroke 4 live from Singapore
They beat him 'till he's raw
Stroke 4 live from Singapore
Don't do it no more

Stroke 4 live from Singapore
They left him with a scar
Stroke 4 live from Singapore
You know who you are

"If the future looks like anything, it looks like Singapore
There are no homeless, there are no poor"

"It's like Disneyland with the death penalty"


Lyrics submitted by Zealot

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    My InterpretationIt's about Michael Fay, the American teen who was caned in Singapore for vandalism and chewing gum.
    ratanxon August 26, 2009   Link

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