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from Combat Rock

"Overpowered by Funk" is track #7 on the album Combat Rock. It was written by Strummer, Joe / Jones, Mick / Headon, Topper.
"Overpowered by Funk" is track #7 on the album Combat Rock. It was written by Strummer, Joe / Jones, Mick / Headon, Topper.

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If you ain't reggae for it, funk out
No-one knocking at your door, funk out
Overpowered by funk, funk out

Combatative, repetitive
Don't life just funk you out
Asinine, stupefying
Can the clone line dry you out?

Part of the swarming mass, funk out
Slugged by the new increase, funk out
Scared of the human bomb, funk out
Overpowered by funk, funk out

Buy dog food, rogue elephants
Tarzan on a ticker tape
Breakfast, serials
You know you can't escape

Overpowered by funk
Don't you love our western ways?
Car crashed by funk
Don't you love our western ways?

Benny Goodman, trial by jury
A phone box-full of books
Dust carts and sunrise
No-one gets off the hooks

Car crashed

Food for the hungry millions, funk out
Home for the floating people, funk out
Overdrunk on power

This is a message from Futura, don't prophisize the future
I liven up the culture because I'm deadly as a vulture
I paint on civilization I have this realization
It's environmentally whack so presenting my attack
And I'll brighten up your shack I'm down by law that's a fact
Just give me a wall any building dull or tall
I spray clandestine night subway I cover red purple on top of gray
Hey, no slashing 'cause it ain't the way the T.A.. blew 40 mil they say
We thew down by night and they scrubbed it off by day

Okay tourists
Picture frame, tickets here
For the Graffiti train
Funk power
Over and out

Funk-Funk-Funk
Funk power
Funk power

Songwriters
STRUMMER, JOE / JONES, MICK / HEADON, TOPPER

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