I can hear the buzzing modulations of the universe
But you're the first to make me feel it
If only joy had a
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka

Bosses in offices on automatic drip
They got the keys to the city
But we got a lotta shakin' in our hips
Oh you know me
I love the universe
I love all the listeners
Watch it
Here's 50 thousand watts of good will
Oh if only joy had a
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka

I can hear the buzzing modulations of the universe
But you're the first to make me feel it
I love the universe
I love all the listeners
Watch it
Here's 50 thousand watts of good will
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka, Bam Thwok
Love. Bang. Crash. Wakka, wakka


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  • +1
    General CommentAs Kim Deal says, she got the lyrics from a discarded art book she found on the street while on tour. It appeared to belong to a child, who had written a short story about another universe where monsters and people partied together.
    Hence the weird lyrics. Great new song from one of the greatest bands.
    unknownevilon October 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFirst i loved this tune, then I hated it, then i loved it again. It may not be 'Hey' or 'Where is my mind?' but it's a harmless bit of fun and pretty darn uplifting too.

    "Wakka Wakka" is Fozzy Bear from The Muppet Show's catchphrase, I'm surprised no-one mentioned that yet...
    black_acid.exeon January 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti saw them play this live... HA ha!
    express weldingon October 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhoa, this song is crazy. and yes, they are one of the greatest bands ever. i wonder what the kid's gonna think when he finds out someone wrote a song after his poem?
    oidimedon November 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey express welding, what show did the pixies play this at? I saw them in New Orleans & Akron! It was beautiful.
    Christopher13on December 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can't wait 'til the kid sues for royalties. :-)
    elwyn5150on December 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUnfortunately, this song is very underwhelming.
    impacton January 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit sounds just like any other pixies song. which is why it's underwhelming. which is a good thing. it's been 12 years and they sound exactly the same.
    femmesofrussiaon January 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is such a happy song.
    this song was elected to be in the movie shrek to but they wouldnt change something so they scraped it.

    but it just seems like such a perfect song made me sad when i heard it wasnt going to make it
    Dishwasheron March 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe sounds so much like Debbie Harry on this song. Wonderful.
    ROBRAM89on June 17, 2005   Link

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