The Fun Powder Plot (5:33)

Cover of Two Dancers

From Two Dancers

The song title refers to an event that took place on May 19, 2004. Two members of Fathers 4 Justice, Guy Harrison and Ron Davis, threw two condoms filled with purple-dyed flour into the chamber of the House of Commons, one of which hit Prime Minister Tony Blair. Lyrically the song discusses the point of view of fathers’ rights pressure groups.


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  • Cosm01

    my slipper my slipper my slipper my slipper

    2 Apr 2013 Reply
  • rella987

    I haven't slept all night and this song sounds like a dream.

    23 Oct 2012 Reply
  • callmemc

    I recently featured them in my blog, Every day my blog features one artist playing at the upcoming Coachella festival. Here I've created an information and media center that aggregates basic artist information, third party reviews, music, and music videos conveniently in one place. It also allows you to listen to music playlists grouped by genre and artist. Happy listening!

    21 Jan 2012 Reply
  • jandelightmyway

    *very good

    6 Nov 2011 Reply
  • bloc47

    This is about an incident that happened in 2004, where two protestors threw condoms filled with purple powder at our Prime Minister of the time, Tony Blair.

    13 May 2011 Reply
  • SethosX

    best song of '09 by far... simply mindblowing

    6 Apr 2011 Reply
  • R_Cochrane

    Such a great song!!! : ) My boot, my boot, my boot, my boot, up you asshole!!!! : )

    11 Jan 2011 Reply
  • bondanrex

    holy smooth f#ck !!

    21 Nov 2010 Reply
  • _KevMusic_

    Fascinating. Stream of consciousness writing here, surely.

    5 Nov 2010 Reply
  • PotatoMaster

    i remember profoundly disliking the rest of the album until i heard this song and... it clicked

    4 Nov 2010 Reply
  • AllOurVespers

    the outro of this song is the one of the most beautiful things ever.

    11 Sep 2010 Reply
  • inparentheses

    yeah ok this is how you do an opening track

    21 Jun 2010 Reply
  • IAJP

    this is without a doubt the jewel in the crown of their live set...astounds me every time i hear it

    16 Jun 2010 Reply
  • kingofcosmos

    This is a booty call

    26 May 2010 Reply
  • CaleShort

    4:28 ... awesome

    24 Feb 2010 Reply
  • rella987

    lol, my slipper my slipper my slipper in your bits!

    18 Feb 2010 Reply
  • cheesetrolley

    It's spelled "dumbfound", and it's used to convey complete, utter astonishment, usually accompanied by confusion and shock. For instance, "millions of Americans were dumbfounded by Bush's 2004 reelection."

    6 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Okuda

    What the heck "dumfound" means? Anybody knows?

    30 Jan 2010 Reply
  • rella987

    I appreciate your spelling "arse hole" symbiotically with the appropriate accent.

    19 Dec 2009 Reply
  • tekkie69

    When we turn up in our turn up’s, our hearts are heavy, our heads are ready to levy. For the yippee-less swing, for the tot-less cot, for the mock, for the shock, for the fun powder plot. With courage and conviction, in donkey-jaw diction, we cry for the cause because the courts have left us lonely; disowned us daddies like the poopers of the party. Gently, gently take them from me… gently, gently take them from me…gently, gently take them from me, and I’ll be left dumfound as a donkey. This is a booty call; my boot up your arse hole. This is a Freudian slip; my slipper in your bits

    18 Dec 2009 Reply
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