America! (5:33)

Cover of Apocalypse

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  • Tymbolic

    murica

    25 Jan 10:35pm Reply
  • A1000Mistakes

    I watch David Letterman in Australia

    4 Jan 7:28am Reply
  • Goomba4001

    These seem like the kind of lyrics that'd be right at home on Julius Caesar.

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • roadfork

    omg yes also came here to say this is funnily like rock dj by robbie williams

    27 Dec 2012 Reply
  • The__C

    Ain't enough teat, ain't enough teat, ain't enough to eat!

    29 May 2012 Reply
  • pianistman1337

    "dirty ole' Bill" hahahahahahahahaha that made me laugh so hard. Well said. ...and I think that anyone missing the inherent tongue-so-deeply-in-cheek-false-sincerity that dirty ol' Bill has been mining for years and years in this song should consider listening to some of his other stuff and come back. I promise you'll find it enlightening, as I could listen to this song and repeat and never get tired of it, nor stop laughing at the same jokes over and over again. Maybe I'm a simpleton.

    17 Apr 2012 Reply
  • hfantifm

    ahm. this sucks a little bit.

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • rosaelefant

    not really feeling this.

    5 Dec 2011 Reply
  • surrendertoalex

    I kind of assumed this song was about weighing up the good aspects and bad aspects of America and choosing to love it anyway. Bill realises that there’s a middle ground between Toby Keith’s blind patriotism and Rage Against The Machine’s blinkered pessimism.

    21 Sep 2011 Reply
  • UKNJ

    http://motherjones.com/mixed-media/2011/06/bill-callahan-apocalypse-interview For ShootTheCore. That's the first one I came across, although I've read him say much along the same lines in countless others too.

    19 Jul 2011 Reply
  • ShootTheCore

    Where did Bill explain the meaning of this song, vacantandbored?

    18 Jul 2011 Reply
  • ShootTheCore

    What a marines. [3]

    18 Jul 2011 Reply
  • zyclonben

    america, fuck yeah

    7 Jul 2011 Reply
  • phterrell

    what a marines [2]

    2 Jul 2011 Reply
  • countryvscity

    Kris Kristofferson, Mickey Newbury, George Jones, Johnny Cash, what an airforce.

    30 Jun 2011 Reply
  • sirianmorgan

    What a marines

    23 May 2011 Reply
  • IanOhs

    Robbie Williams - Rock DJ anyone? I hope it's just me. I suspect that if the 2 are played simultaneously the world may end. Maybe *That* is Bill's apocalypse..

    7 May 2011 Reply
  • KingHeff

    kept expecting him to say, fuck yea!

    14 Apr 2011 Reply
  • erikdardan

    @nigeyb, KILLER good call on the Scott-Heron influence. really exciting to see that it goes both ways. also, I can't help but smile knowing how dirty ol' Bill must have had an eyebrow or two raised as he sang "deep in America! tonight"...

    14 Apr 2011 Reply
  • alyth

    these lyrics are shouting out loud! i don't think anyone could misinterpret them, even politicians who have that big wall of ignorance would get some kind of itchy feeling of not getting it.... at the least

    8 Apr 2011 Reply
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