Australopithecus, friend to the end and but it's over
Over, over again
You wanted to chase around the cat and the dog
While they're playing like that and I said
What's the matter, friend
Australopithecus, friend to...






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SWY Lyrics as written by Isaac Brock

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    why would the song be entitled "swy" if he was saying slide?

    GR_inventon January 16, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    Why would he say dan though? Dann Gallucci didn't join the band til later and I can't think of any other dans he could be talking to

    Modestmouse1115on January 10, 2010   Link
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    Did he actually mess up on the last line? Or was that on purpose?

    Theo Reoon September 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    "SHARPEN YOUR TEETH, OR LAY FLAT!!!"

    barnacleson October 03, 2004   Link
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    and at the end he goes"That one's gonna suck"

    I wander what they were on when they made this...

    764-mouseron November 23, 2004   Link
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    i read it said Dan, that ones gunna suck. You know dan... you're no one you goin no where in a fast car a e i o u and sometimes y x3 a e i o u and swy no y "damn that ones gunna suck..."

    I think thats what he's saying.And "SWY" because combinding sometimes y...and y has a w sound kinda and... yea i think you get it.

    to me it means just like you're doing nothing and thinking about simple things.i dunno,thats what i always think about. Im not sure why Isaac wrote this but hey, i like it!

    modestmousefanon September 14, 2005   Link
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    Can anyone tell me the chords for this song?

    SWYon July 02, 2006   Link
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    don't overanalyze it. he obviously just messed up, like we do, combining sounds or missplacing words. It happens to me all the time. This one's just funny because he said it's gonna suck

    jxnarcoticzon August 10, 2006   Link
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    i thought when he said swy he was saying slide- you know? because dan was using the slide guitar. doesnt really sound like it anymore, though. it just sounds like swy.

    Melabelle725on January 01, 2007   Link
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    he does say slide, Melabbelle. btw its not damn, its dan.

    wordsofamutemanon January 19, 2007   Link

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