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Original Song Title:

"Ship of Fools"

Original Performer:

World Party

Parody Song Title:

"Ship of Fools"

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The Lyrics

In Australia recently..our government have been refusing entry to illegal boat people. A little Karaoke for our politicians.
We've staked our lives on a boat made of scrap
5 grand for a small space towards the stern
Bound for Australia to escape the oppression and the cruel
But at Christmas Island our boat started to burn!
Praise Allah for the 'Tampa' as a rescue soon took place
Not human garbage, but men, women, boys and girls
Illegal immigrants, clutching worldly possessions, with faces of defeat
At the mercy of John Howard, bouncer for the Western World

And he's crazy!

"You can't stay tomorrow"
"We didn't cause your sorrow"
"You go away tomorrow"

Oh! Save us!
Save us from New Zealand
And by the way...where the hell is Naroo?

Oh! Save us!
Got a boat we can borrow?
We want to live in Bankstown, drive cabs and stab you!

Johnny....let us inside!
Right now!

Compassion indeed! Only when the Captain lacked VB
As Johnny leaves you drifting in the shallows
Coming to Australia is history
Travelling the a boat made of wood
"You can't come here...who told you that you even should?"
"Go to New Zealand..if you've got sheep you can trade"
"We will send a Navy frigate to help you on your way."

"You can't stay!"
"It's New Zealand tomorrow!"
"Want gumboots to borrow?"

Oh! Save us!
Save us from New Zealand
We wanna drive a rotary, with sub-woofa.."Sic ROOL!"

Oh! Save us!
Save us from New Zealand
The way they treat sheep is so very cruel!

"Where the hell did you come from?"

"And where is this taxi going to?

"Did you ever go to Taxi school?"


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