Crikey reporter Sophie Black writes:
Did any of the Commonwealth Games organisers actually listen to the lyrics of the song they chose to kick off the closing ceremony on Sunday night?
As a flaming guitarist descended from the sky, lead singer of Grinspoon, Phil Jamieson, was extolling the virtues of “Coke and hoochie”. Here are a few more lines from “Hard Act to Follow” for your consumption:
Come on and light it up
I want to feel the rush
I’ll be shooting for thrills when I
walk out that door
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Kills, Thrills and Sunday pills
I’m on a mission to kill still cause
You’re hooked on coke
I want my milk and cookies
Poppin’ pieces of pills up off the
lounge room floor
You say it’s hard to care anymore