London's burning!

All across the town, all across the night
Everybody's driving with full headlights
Black or white turn it on, face the new religion

Everybody's sitting 'round watching television!

London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999
London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999

I'm up and down the Westway, in an' out the lights
What a great traffic system - it's so bright
I can't think of a better way to spend the night

Then speeding around underneath the yellow lights

London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999
London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999

Now I'm in the subway and I'm looking for the flat
This one leads to this block, this one leads to that
The wind howls through the empty blocks looking for a home
I run through the empty stone because I'm all alone

London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999
London's burning with boredom now
London's burning dial 99999

London's burning!


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  • +1
    General Commentis this not a clash song? i believe it was originally done by the clash. silverchair did a cover of it for a tribute album to the clash...
    awake&dreamingon July 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell its not at all what u would have expected from silverchair but then again thats why they're great, they can pull it all off and still sound great =)
    RubberDuckieYAYon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno, its london calling, not burning
    i don't know if this is a cover, or just b-side
    jack_the_braton April 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentActually 'London's Burning' is also a song by The Clash. It is a cover.
    DarkManiacon June 24, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYeah. DarkManiac = correct.
    Dushon December 09, 2005   Link

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