Games without frontiers

The BBC also censored the video. Year-end charts [ edit ] Chart Rank Canada [11]. General Comment For the longest time I thought Kate Bush was saying "she's so popular" instead of "jeux sans frontieres" and I couldn't figure out how it connected to the song. Andre has a red flag, Chiang Ching's is blue They all have hills to fly them on except for Lin Tai Yu Dressing up in costumes, playing silly games Hiding out in tree-tops shouting out rude names Whistling tunes - we hide in the dunes by the seaside Whistling tunes - we're kissing baboonsin the jungle It's a knockout If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers - war without tears If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers - war without tears Games without frontiers - war without tears Jeux sans frontieres Jeux sans frontieres And all of this ties in with the last of this line, "

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Jeux sans frontieres Jeux sans frontieres Jeux sans frontieres Hans plays with Lotte, Lotte plays with Jane Jane plays with Willi, Willi is happy again Suki plays with Leo, Sacha plays with Britt Adolf builts a bonfire, Enrico plays with it Whistling tunes - we hid in the dunes by the seaside Whistling tunes - we're kissing baboons in the jungle It's a knockout If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers - war without tears If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers - war without tears Games without frontiers - war without tears Jeux sans frontieres Jeux sans frontieres Jeux sans frontieres.

Peter Gabriel — Games Without Frontiers. General Comment It's an analogy of modern international relations. US Billboard Hot [10].

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Peter Gabriel] Hans plays with Lotte, Lotte plays with Jane Jane plays with Willi, Willi is happy again Suki plays with Leo, Sacha plays with Britt Adolf builds a bonfire, Enrico plays with it [Pre-Chorus 1] Whistling gamss, we hide in the dunes by the seaside Whistling tunes, we're kissing baboons in the jungle It's a knockout [Chorus] If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers, war without tears If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers, war without tears Games without frontiers, war without tears [Hook: All these little children represent the different frontiegs among the world, and their "silly games" are just what war is.

Tames is peppered with references to past public figures, such as Hitler. Not One of Us. Betcha missed it, huh? This song came out in and is featured on his self-titled solo album. Sixteen Golden Greats P. User does not exist.

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Flag mikal on May 02, The Summer Olympic Games were used as political leverage in an attempt to stop Russian troops from encroaching on independent province, Georgia. We'll have things fixed soon. The song is featured prominently over the closing montage of " The Colonel ", the first season finale of the FX spy thriller series The Americans. We do not have any tags for Games Without Frontiers lyrics.

After the Communist victory ofThieu fled to Taiwan, England, and later to the United States where he died in exile. This song is actually a song about the World Olympic Games and about how the countries act towards each other during them.

Having said all of that, it now makes sense: The gaames includes film clips of Olympic events and scenes from the educational film Duck and Cover, which used a cartoon turtle to instruct school kids on what to do in case of nuclear attack, as if to say that the frontuers and their athletes being in close proximity to each other during these 2 weeks was like "the end of the world. The video includes film clips of Olympic events and scenes from the educational film Duck and Coverwhich used a cartoon turtle to instruct US school children on what to do in case of nuclear attack.

Unsourced ga,es may be challenged and removed. This could also be a reproach to either Thieu or his United States backers, saying that he was now a nobody.

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This article needs additional citations for verification. The song was Gabriel's first UK Top 10 as a solo artist. Login with Facebook Error: General Comment Okay, these have popped up through the thread, but here's a recap: Posted by LivingDedGrrl at The lyric could refer to the fact that while leftist politicians like Andre Malraux had a secure position in France, and rightist leaders like Chiang Kai Shek had a secure country in Taiwan, those caught in the middle like Nguyen Thieu were pawns in the Cold war and had no secure country.

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It was released on his self-titled solo album and included backing vocals by Kate Bush. Such forlorn imagery tends to reinforce the song's antiwar theme.

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