The Swagga

Instrumentation sounds like it could be right off a rap song. But it isn't. This's just Damon Albarn (2D), a synthesizer, a drum machine, bass and a computer loaded with thousands of wacky sound effects. Another song to once again prove that Gorillaz are as bendible as taffy. Candy is not supposed to be mentioned in comments for this song: the song's 'dark'. Damon sings about his hard life, or something like that, which fits perfectly with the instrumentation. The lyrics have a deepgoing meaning, or totally not: It could be about the invincibility of celebrities, or about carton boxes. And now a word by my teen spirit: "The "wooh!"'s rule!" The whole song is a neat addition to the Gorillaz songs, but absolutely not the best of the band. That's why this song only appears as a bonus on the 'Demon Days' DVD+CD combo.

Official song credits

Written by Gorillaz
Performed by Gorillaz
Produced by Gorillaz, Jason Cox and James Dring
Co-produced by Jason Cox
Engineered by Jason Cox
Pro-Tools by James Dring
Assistant engineer: Toby Whelan

Versions & availibility(Click links for exact discographical details)

'The Swagga' [4:57] - available on the DVD of the CD+DVD version of Demon Days


Probably not going to be performed live at the upcoming gigs.


All right!

I wanna be your teacher in the team
Get to come in naked , cause it's clean
I wanna be your make-up, with the seam
Just take a shaker, make it mean

I won't get over the dam
Cause it's just like that old mile
Every four o' clock in the morning
I think I'm gonna die

Check I'll hold you
I wish it was you
Gotta get a cat up a CK
Cause that's where we're at
Gotta give a car the beetles
Cause they're just sad

But I won't get over it now
Cause it's half-drawn on the shout
It could be four o' clock in the morning
If you wish it'd got no style

I gotta shit out like I was never
On the fallest town to be
I could wish this way forever
But I ever gonna be clean
No, I can't get shot
Albeit, no!
I can't get shot
Albeit, no!
I can't get shot!


Wanna grow to keep it in June
Gonna make it easy for you
Wanna be the carever in the coal
Just get this on with
Everything the kids enjoy

But I won't get over it soon
Cause there ain't light at full noon
Cause at four o' clock in the morning
I got cheering up to do
If not, you get a real shot
It's just like walls I never drived

But I go: "Wooh!"
I just go: "Wooh!"
We all go: "Wooh!"
We all go: "Wooh!"
All right!

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