51st State Lyrics

New Model Army

publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ashley Cartwright, Jason Harris, Jason James Harris, Justin Sullivan, Justin Edward Sullivan, Robert Heaton, Robert Charles Heaton
album: Track 3 in album The Ghost of Cain
release date: 1986
popularity : 15 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/New Wave/Post-Punk
length: 2:35
producer: Glyn Johns
mixer: Glyn Johns
writer: Ashley Cartwright, Jason Harris, Justin Sullivan, Robert Heaton

Cover Art

New Model Army The Ghost of Cain cover art
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Look out of your windows, watch the skies
Read all the instructions with bright blue eyes
We're W.A.S.Ps, proud American sons
We know how to clean our teeth and how to strip down a gun

We're the 51st state of America

Our star-spangled Union Jack flutters so proud
Over the dancing heads of the merry patriotic crowd
Tip your hat to the Yankee conqueror
We've got no reds under the bed with guns under our pillows

We're the 51st state of America

Here in the land of opportunity, watch us revel in our liberty
You can say what you like but it doesn't change anything
Because the corridors of power are an ocean away

We're the 51st state of America

Track Listing

  • 1 The Hunt
  • 2 Lights Go Out
  • 3 51st State
  • 4 All of This
  • 5 Poison Street
  • 6 Western Dream
  • 7 Lovesongs
  • 8 Heroes
  • 9 Ballad
  • 10 Master Race