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

***
Kills, Thrills and Sunday pills
I’m on a mission to kill still cause
nothin’ thrills

***
You’re hooked on coke
and hoochie
I want my milk and cookies

***
Poppin’ pieces of pills up off the
lounge room floor
You say it’s hard to care anymore

Peter Fray

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