See those Guccis and silver Commodores
See those Guccis and silver Commodores
Sold my soul to the CES
They sent my cheque to the wrong address
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine

A fruit bouquet like month-old socks
Gerrymander winner at the ballot box
Toast to democracy, raise your glass
They're all too pissed to notice us
Table a flagon - senate debate
Canberra breeds only sour grapes
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine

A tax dodge accountant is a businessman's best friend
A tax dodge accountant is a businessman's best friend
Gas bill came - I can't pay
Utah made a million bucks today
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine

King William Street's looking Wall Street could
Business not booming but it's pretty good
Employment forecast - deja vu
Twenty percent for 1982

Chaos in the kitchen, it's a crying shame
The waiter's in a stupor and the cook's insane
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine

All the boys and girls are taking out Bankcards
They're contemplating Space Invaders in pizza bars
My television screen's an alcoholic haze
The Sullivans and reruns of Happy Days
Scan the morning over stale Weetbix
"Sex Change Vicar Vice Horror - Shock Pix"
Murdoch and Packer, thanks for the news
Read three pages and you feel half-boozed

Force-fed years with a loving cup
One more swig and we all throw up
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine

Puff a Galois, entree Pate de fois
Streamline the company with a Schaeffer pen
Fifty jobs lost - pissed again
They're drinking on the bridge and in the swimming pools
We're stoking the boiler on the ship of fools
Running blind, drunk on Yarralumla wine


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    Song MeaningYarralumla is one of the oldest suburbs of Canberra, famous for its wine and honey. When the Queen of England came to Australia, she tasted the famous 'Yarralumla Wine' referred to in the song.
    skryeon May 03, 2013   Link

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