Down Under Men At Work Translation Meaning and Lyrics

Meaning

The song 'Down Under' by 'Men At Work' means 'Down Under' in English.

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Original Lyrics: Traveling in a fried-out Kombi

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Original Lyrics: On a hippie trail, head full of zombie

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Original Lyrics: I met a strange lady, she made me nervous

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Original Lyrics: She took me in and gave me breakfast

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Original Lyrics: And she said:

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Original Lyrics: Do you come from a land down under?

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Original Lyrics: Where women glow and men plunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover

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Original Lyrics: Buying bread from a man in Brussels

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Original Lyrics: He was six foot four and full of muscle

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Original Lyrics: I said, "Do you speak-a my language?"

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Original Lyrics: He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich

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Original Lyrics: And he said:

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Original Lyrics: I come from a land down under

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Original Lyrics: Where beer does flow and men chunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover, ye-aah

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Original Lyrics: Lyin' in a den in Bombay

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Original Lyrics: With a slack jaw and not much to say

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Original Lyrics: I said to the man, "Are you trying to tempt me?"

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Original Lyrics: Because I come from the land of plenty

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Original Lyrics: And he said:

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Original Lyrics: Oh! Do you come from a land down under? (oh yeah, yeah)

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Original Lyrics: Where women glow and men plunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? Aah

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover

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Original Lyrics: Living in the land down under

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Original Lyrics: Where women glow and men plunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (Can't you hear thunder?)

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover

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Original Lyrics: Living in the land down under

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Original Lyrics: Where women glow and men plunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? Oh, yeah

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover, e-ah

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Original Lyrics: Living in the land down under, oh-ooh

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Original Lyrics: Where women glow and men plunder

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Original Lyrics: Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? (Ya-ya, ya-ya, yaa, thunder)

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Original Lyrics: You better run, you better take cover

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Original Lyrics: Living in the land down under

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Original Lyrics: Living in the land down under

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Review

Classic song from the 80s

Submitted by user: BENDECKO

Average Ratings

Most people find the song lyrics hard to understand lyrics, lyrics sung fast and it has hard to remember verbs and nouns.

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