Shotgun

Album: Staying at Tamara's (2018)
Charted: 1
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  • Homegrown alligator, see you later
    Gotta hit the road, gotta hit the road
    Something changed in the atmosphere
    Architecture unfamiliar
    I could get used to this

    Time flies by in the yellow and green
    Stick around and you'll see what I mean
    There's a mountaintop that I'm dreaming of
    If you need me you know where I'll be

    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone (someone)
    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone

    We're south of the Equator, navigator
    Gotta hit the road, gotta hit the road
    Deep sea diving 'round the clock, bikini bottoms, lager tops
    I could get used to this

    Time flies by in the yellow and green
    Stick around and you'll see what I mean
    There's a mountaintop that I'm dreaming of
    If you need me you know where I'll be

    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone (someone)
    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone

    We got two in the front (hey)
    Two in the back (hey)
    Sailing along
    And we don't look back (back, back)

    Time flies by in the yellow and green
    Stick around and you'll see what I mean
    There's a mountaintop that I'm dreaming of
    If you need me you know where I'll be

    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone (someone)
    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone
    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone (someone)
    I'll be riding shotgun underneath the hot sun
    Feeling like a someone, a someone, a someone, someone Writer/s: Frederick John Philip Gibson, George Ezra Barnett, Joel Laslett Pott
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • NazIt's about a period where George spent travelling but mainly is about Barca and Australia. The reference to the mountain and unfamiliar architecture are clearly Barcelona (and the Gaudi) where the song was written. The south of the equator, beach, bikinis, diving and lager(beer) references are Australia. He has mentioned in interviews that he has family in Byron Bay and spent a lot of time there over the years from a young age.
  • Chris from Australia It’s set in Australia (“south of the equator”) where yellow and green are the national colors and riding shotgun means sitting in the passenger seat of the car...
  • Ronnie from YorkI'm sure yellow and green is a John Deere tractor that he's seen people riding on as in the word shotgun halfway up his mountain in Barcelona. Spanish use tractors like cars. Its nothing to do with an actual firearm. I've ridden shotgun with my dad and my kids with me. Its a similar take on the nils loppy jcb song.
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