In your plane in the blue sky
You roam again
Words that echo in your mind
Make your heart beat faster
This is no Vietnam
We will win in Iraq

The president said let it ride
Islam be damned
Make your last stand
In Baghdad

Warrior, the time bombs about to go
What will you feel
Will you ever wonder
If the man that's in your sights
Ever kissed his girl goodbye

The captain kill or die
Islam be damned
Make your last stand
In Baghdad

Great Satan

Our flags are burning

Soon America may find
It's young men in the sand
Where the casualty
Is just a number
In Iraq

The president said let it ride
You will be damned
Make your last stand
In Baghdad

Lyrics submitted by anarchysomething44

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    General CommentI definatly like tehran a bit better. Baghdad is too slow and the lyric change dosn't work very well.
    quartercouchon October 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is actually ''Tehran'' with new words. The most ironic part is ''You will be damned/Make your last stand....''
    DrArabon September 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey should re-release this song now.Someone might actually listen to it.
    aka. Mr President
    Alcoholicpandaon September 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno man, teran was actually the edit of this song.. they had to re-record it after the gulf war.
    guitarist_10on April 16, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMy cousin just came back from Iraq, and he told me about the people he killed, he was a marine sniper, and that reminded me of the part in this song,"If the man that's in your sights ever kissed his girl goodbye"
    Hockey_player022on June 15, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlcoholicpanda >> this song is now on the compilation Rock Against Bush Vol 1 that FatWreckChords just put out.
    I suggest everyone pick it up.
    geekusaon April 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAye on that one qeekusa ita a really good album.
    Bamogon June 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe original version of "Tethran". And, it's also the first single the band recorded.
    Jakeberton November 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the best Offspring song there is aside from "Not the One"
    BlackLungFeveron January 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo they're defending the barbarians responsible for a wide majority of the world's problems, and who slaughtered innocent Americans even BEFORE we invaded them? These bands need to find something else to whine about.
    neotemplaron August 25, 2005   Link

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