National Ransom (4:03)

Cover of National Ransom

From National Ransom and 1 other release

According to the National Ransom Songfacts, the lyrics of this garage rocker allude to the Wall Street banker culture. However, whilst the song references the chaos created by the bankers, the ransom is one to which we’re holding ourselves.


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Runnin' pell-mell and harum-scarum
Runnin' as hot as they do or dare
Stick out your tongue and drink down all the venom
Off Cut-Throat Cuthbert and Millicent St.Cy

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  • Nautilus77

    Indeed, the riff and melody in the verses are rather similar to 'You Belong to Me'. Really like it anyway. :)

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • kepe-5

    Reminds me of "You Belong To Me". Great, great track.

    22 Nov 2010 Reply
  • zeppyfish

    "...meanwhile we're working every day, paying off the national ransom." So true.

    2 Nov 2010 Reply

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