Although credited to Blackmore, Gillan, Glover and Lord, "Nasty Piece Of Work" appears to have been written by Roger Glover, the lyrics anyway. According to the band's biographer Michael Heatley, Ian Gillan said, "I've no idea about who." About the only thing that can be said about it - without someone suing for defamation - is that it is neither autobiographic nor about a band member.
Running to 4 minutes 43 seconds, this slightly uptempo number is Track 8 on the 1993 album The Battle Rages On...>>
Suggestion credit: Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2
Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl" opens with the South African female singer Letta Mbulu saying the Swahili phrase "Naku penda piya-naku taka piya-mpenziwe." There was some geographic liberty here, as Swahili is not spoken in the West African nation of Liberia.