Tse Tse Fly Lyrics

Wall of Voodoo


album: Track 7 in album Dark Continent
release date: 1981-8-18
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 3:56
engineer: Paul McKenna, Jim Hill
keyboard: Chas T. Gray, Bruce Moreland, Stan Ridgway
harmonica: Stan Ridgway
synthesizer: Chas T. Gray
guitar: Marc Moreland
percussion: Joe Nanini
drums: Joe Nanini
bass: Bruce Moreland
producer: Jim Hill, Paul McKenna, Wall of Voodoo
vocal: Stan Ridgway

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I was walking through the jungle, and I
Was looking for good business
Something to take away the risk
Break or bust or call it quits
See an object in the air
See an object touch my hair
I was walking through the jungle, and I
Was looking for good business
My energy is draining
Touching down on my arm
I'm feeling kinda sleepy now
Chorus:
I was bitten by a tse-tse fly
I was bitten by a tse-tse fly
I was walking through the jungle, and I
Was looking for good business
Gotta invest in insect bombs
No-pest strips and firearms
On the tickertape came the note
"Tse-tse fly: no antidote"
I was walking through the jungle, and I
Was looking for good business
My energy is draining
Touching down on my arm
I'm feeling kinda sleepy now
Chorus repeat x2
Swat that fly!

Track Listing

  • 1 Red Light
  • 2 Two Minutes Till Lunch
  • 3 Animal Day
  • 4 Full of Tension
  • 5 Me and My Dad
  • 6 Back in Flesh
  • 7 Tse Tse Fly
  • 8 Call Box (1‐2‐3)
  • 9 This Way Out
  • 10 Good Times
  • 11 Crack the Bell