(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang Lyrics

Heaven 17


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Glenn Gregory, Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh
album: Track 1 in album Penthouse and Pavement
release date: 1981
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Pop
styles: Electro/Synth-pop
length: 4:16
producer: B.E.F.
lead vocals: Glenn Gregory
background vocals: Martyn Ware
guitar & bass & synthesizer: John Wilson
synthesizer & piano & percussion: Martyn Ware
percussion & saxophone & synthesizer: Ian Craig Marsh
composer: Glenn Gregory, Ian Craig Marsh, Martyn Ware
lyricist: Glenn Gregory

Cover Art

Heaven 17 Penthouse and Pavement cover art
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(Everybody move to prove the groove)
Have you heard it on the news
About this fascist groove thang
Evil men with racist views
Spreading all across the land
Don't just sit there on your ***
Unlock that funky chaindance
Brothers, sisters shoot your best
We don't need this fascist groove thang
Brothers, sisters, we don't need this fascist groove thang

History will repeat itself
Crisis point we're near the hour
Counterforce will do no good
Hot you *** I feel your power
Hitler proves that funky stuff
Is not for you and me girl
Europe's an unhappy land
They've had their fascist groove thang

Brothers, sisters, we don't need this fascist groove thang

Democrats are out of power
Across that great wide ocean
Reagan's president elect
Fascist god in motion
Generals tell him what to do
Stop your good time dancing
Train their guns on me and you
Fascist thang advancing

Brothers, sisters, we don't need this fascist groove thang

Sisters, brothers lend a hand
Increase our population
Grab that groove thang by the throat
And throw it in the ocean
You're real tonight you move my soul
Let's cruise out of the dance war
Come out your house and dance your dance
Shake that fascist groove thang
(Shake it!)


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
  • 2 Penthouse and Pavement
  • 3 Play to Win
  • 4 Soul Warfare
  • 5 Geisha Boys and Temple Girls
  • 6 Let's All Make a Bomb
  • 7 The Height of the Fighting
  • 8 Song With No Name
  • 9 We're Going to Live for a Very Long Time