"Ping Pong" as written by Timothy John Gane and Laetitia Sadier....
It's alright 'cause the historical pattern has shown
How the economical cycle tends to revolve
In a round of decades three stages stand out in a loop
A slump and war then peel back to square one and back for more

Bigger slump and bigger wars and a smaller recovery
Huger slump and greater wars and a shallower recovery

You see the recovery always comes 'round again
There's nothing to worry for things will look after themselves
It's alright recovery always comes 'round again
There's nothing to worry if things can only get better

There's only millions that lose their jobs and homes and sometimes accents
There's only millions that die in their bloody wars, it's alright

It's only their lives and the lives of their next of kin that they are losing
It's only their lives and the lives of their next of kin that they are losing

It's alright 'cause the historical pattern has shown
How the economical cycle tends to revolve
In a round of decades three stages stand out in a loop
A slump and war then peel back to square one and back for more

Bigger slump and bigger wars and a smaller recovery
Huger slump and greater wars and a shallower recovery

Don't worry be happy things will get better naturally
Don't worry shut up sit down go with it and be happy

Dumb, dumb, dumb, de dumb dumb, de duh de duh de dumb dumb dum... ah ah
Dumb, dumb, dumb, de dumb dumb, de duh de duh de dumb dumb dum... ah ah


Lyrics submitted by camd419

"Ping Pong" as written by Natacha Atlas Timothy Whelan

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY, Peermusic Publishing

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  • +5
    General CommentWhat a nice pop song, and its about the failures of capitalist society.
    matthewsheffieldon April 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyep!
    losttomusicDACon April 10, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionThe great irony is that poor economies all across the globe are the result of socialism, not capitalism.

    Take a look at Greece, Spain, etc.

    They are all socialist countires.

    The capitalist countries are doing much better. Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Switzerland and New Zealand.
    JamesLoveon May 11, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love their lyrics, their existence is a oxymoron: a, essentially, pop band that experimented... A band with critic lyrics that sounds pop.
    josephvnzon January 31, 2015   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe Socialist Dream Country of Venezuela:

    dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3595946/…
    JamesLoveon May 18, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPop anthem for a nation sliding into decadence and economic chaos. The Weimar republic. Spain before the Civil War. Greece right now. Polarization and despair. Bush did it to us. Obama did it worse. They all play dialectic/consensus to keep themselves in power.No hope in leaders from the professional political class. They have altogether become worthless.
    Laissez-Faire military-industrial fascism.

    No hope apart from divine intervention. Ping Pong.
    Thesis vs. Antithesis = Entropy
    Good luck and good night...
    NomadMonadon April 27, 2012   Link

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