Jan's Song
by INXS

Album: Shabooh Shoobah (1982)
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  • There's Jan calling from the rooftops
    She says she wants to world to hear
    Her peoples needs their basic rights

    She shouts I'll make you understand
    What it is we're striving for
    A better deal across this land

    She puts her hat on
    Looks in the mirror
    Says to herself
    You've nothing to fear

    Her friends won't argue
    Her friends don't care
    Now is the moment to get out of here

    Jan's friends they're marching in the streets
    The anger in their hearts
    Provides a steady beat
    On an on an on an on

    Generosity
    Noble word to me
    Our democracy
    Noble words to me Writer/s: ANDREW CHARLES FARRISS, MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Ron from St. LouisThe lyrics agree with the story - I believe it.
  • AnonymousReally. An interesting commentary then. I knew ‘the other guy’ and can assure you of the origins of this song. There may even be an interview somewhere, from a popular music show of the time, where this song is discussed! Check it out. TBH, I’m not really that bothered, but do believe printed info should be factual. All the best.
  • Jan from SydneyI’ve just stumbled across this and laughed hysterically. What a load of rubbish! Songfacts you’ve got this wrong and you have no doubt made these comments up. Disgraceful actually. I am Jan from the song so know first hand everything you have written is quite frankly bulls--t. You should probably seek out the facts. [We did talk to the guy who co-wrote it... -editor]
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