Vindaloo

Album: Greatest Hits (1998)
Charted: 2
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  • Where on earth are you from?
    We're from England
    Where you come from
    Do you put the kettle on?
    Kick it

    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah (bonjour)
    Nah nah nah (monsieur)
    Nah nah nah
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    Nah nah nah Nah

    We're England
    We're gonna score one more than you
    England!
    Can I introduce you please
    To a lump of Cheddar Cheese
    Knit one, Pearl one
    Drop one, Curl one
    Kick it

    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah
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    We're England
    We're gonna score one more than you
    England!
    Me and me Mum and me Dad and me Gran
    We're off to Waterloo
    Me and me Mum and me Dad and me Gran
    And a bucket of Vindaloo
    Bucket!

    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo nah nah
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo nah nah
    Vindaloo
    Vindaloo

    And we all like Vindaloo
    We're England
    We're gonna score one more than you
    England!

    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
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    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
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    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah nah nah
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    And we all like Vindaloo
    We're England
    We're gonna score one more than you

    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
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    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
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    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
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    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    Nah nah nah (Vindaloo)
    And we all like Vindaloo

    We're England
    We're gonna score one more than you
    England! Writer/s: Guy Pratt, Keith Allen, Steven Alexander James
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Tony from West Yorkshire The original title for the song was going to be chicken tikka masala, which was the most popular takeout in England at the time. However Keith Allen couldn’t think of any other words that rhymed so it became vindaloo instead.
  • Jarvis from London, UkWaterloo in the song does not refer to the famous battle of 1815, but rather the train station in London (which was named after the battle). At the time of the song's release, it was the London terminal for the Eurostar - the direct train to France, where the Football (soccer) World Cup was taking place in 1998 (which is what the song was written for). Nowadays the Eurostar goes from St Pancras (word has it the French got annoyed about Waterloo, since they lost the battle). The song is an affectionate, good natured tribute to English football lore and football fans, and the sort of chant they render when at matches.
  • Darren from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdomthe annoying guy in the shirt - main singer Keith Allen, is equally as annoying as his daughter, who's a so called singer - Lilly Allen!!!!

    However, keith is famous for his acting and has been in such films as Shallow Grave - the lodger: Trainspotting - the buy for the cocain begbie and co are selling in a London hotel room.....and is 100% hilarious set in wales, as the farmer whos high on magic mushrooms and has his way with a sheep - Twin town
  • Mjn Seifer from Not Listed For Personal Reason, EnglandI never knew that. Thanks Dave.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesThe video was a spoof of The Verve's "Bittersweet Symphony", however, the video for "Bittersweet Symphony" was itself a spoof of the similarly titled "Unfinished Sympathy" video, a 1991 hit for Massive Attack in collaboration with Shara Nelson
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