"Bird Flu" as written by Mathangi Arulpragasam and David James Andrew Taylor....
Big on the underground
What's the point of knocking me down?
Everyone knows
I'm already good on the ground

Most of us stay strong
Shit don't really bound us
Then I go on my own
Making bombs with rubber bands

I have my hard down
So I need a man for romance
Streets are making 'em hard
So they selfish little roamers
Jumpin girl to girl
Make us meat like burgers
When I get fat
I'm gonna pop me out some leaders

I'm too cool to be a Rocawear model
It didn't really drop that way
My legs hit the hurdle

I'm too cool to be a rocker on a label
It didn't really drop that way
My beats were too evil

But I put away paper for later so I'm stable
A better something better come
So I could get cable
Ghetto pops, food drops
I store them in my stable
I cook em up , pop em down
Eat'em off a table

The village got on the phone
Said the street is comin to town
They wanna check my papers
See what I carry around
Credentials are boring
I burnt them at the burial ground
Don't order me about
I'm an outlaw from the badland

Put away shots for later
So I'm stable
Live in trees chew on feet
Watch lost on cable
Bird flu gonna get you
Made it in my stable
From the crap you drop
On my crop when they pay you.


Lyrics submitted by feel me loud

"Bird Flu" as written by Dave Taylor, Writer Unknown

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    Lyric CorrectionI fixed the grammar and capitalization issues for you:
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    Big on the underground
    What's the point of knocking me down?
    Everybody knows
    I'm already good on the ground

    Most of us stay strong
    Shit don't really bound us
    Then I go on my own
    Making bombs with rubber bands

    I have my hard down
    So I need a man for romance
    Streets are making em hard
    So they selfish little roamers
    Jumpin' girl to girl
    Make us meat like burgers
    When I get fat
    I'll pop me out some leaders

    A protocol to be a Rocawear model?
    it didn't really drop that way
    My legs hit the hurdle

    A protocol to be a rocker on a label?
    It didn't really drop that way
    Our beats were too evil

    But I put away paper for later so I'm stable
    A better something better come
    So I could get cable
    Ghetto pops, food drops
    I store them in my stable
    I cook em up, pop 'em down
    Eat me it off ya a table

    The village got on the phone
    Said the street is comin' to town
    They wanna check my papers
    See what I carry around
    Credentials are boring
    I burnt them at the burial ground
    Don't order me about
    I'm an outlaw from the badland

    Put away shots for later
    So I'm stable
    Live in trees chew on feet
    Watch lost on cable
    Bird flu gonna get you
    Made it in my stable
    From the crap you drop
    On my crop when they pay you
    jewdifulon July 19, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti don't know but this song is crazy in a good way
    discotetrison February 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentditto. but im sooo excited about hearing new mia. she rocks. i love this video. the little girl is so badass!
    alibear85on February 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentobtusity.blogspot.com/2007/02/…
    alibear85on February 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAmen! God, how cool it'd be to be "the little girl from 'Bird Flu'!"
    feel me loudon March 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song sounds like cabaret spirateur by the les triplettes de belleville
    or atleast it just reminds me of it
    sweater_poorly_kniton December 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'm with tania,

    plus i love how rebelious she gets... she's celebrating that she CAN record this no matter if she didn't get major label backing in the beginning.

    I think it's a response to xenephobia to her lyrics... i didn't know about the american reaction to her, but that makes sense.. anything foreign is terrorist.

    "The village got on the phone
    said the street is comin’ to town"

    That's what she sees her message as, i reckon, the third world bringing their authority to the first world. The last lines have got a real sting to them

    "bird flu gonna get you
    made it in my stable
    from the crap you drop
    on my crop when they pay you."

    all that hype and paranoia about birdflu last year coming from all these far away places really shook some governments up. She's like saying that if it was manufactured, they almost had it coming, and it'd be made of the pollution suffered by third-world countries.

    Her music is like that, their ignorance and neglect of foreignness that they like to call terrorist, is coming back to get them.

    (Deforestation and dumping due to industry for FIRSTworld consumer products has the brunt of it's impact on the THIRDworld which creates it. )
    PenguinBoyon February 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDoes somebody know what the children in the hook sing? it should be Tamil.
    MeSouthon December 25, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti think its about how ova here in america, dey be hatin n tryna stop wat shes doin, sayn shes a terrorist n all dat shit. yeah her beats was too evil but shes big on da underground so wats da point of knockin her down. her spreading is inevitable, like bird flu and wen it* comes to bite u in da ass,(*it meaning the truth spoken in her lyrics *bite u in da ass meaning being seen by da masses) it'll be well deserved bc of all da crap u droped on da crop wen dey paid u. ya diig
    tania322on January 01, 2008   Link

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