Salmiakki vs. Obstler

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I expected liquid candy to taste much better
But dammit, I was wrong
I should have known cause the Finns they like it bad
Cause bad is all they know

Like bad black metal bands, that crappy tango dance
Drunk librarians like Toni Kettinen
I wanna tour that land in a rundown van
But I will never drink Salmiakki again

Cause it tastes like salt and strangely sweet
It’s like medicine to me
It’s a vomit guarantee

And when a Finnish man visits a foreign land
He is totally glad to taste the local brands
When you’re in Austria you gotta drink Obstler
But Toni drank too much of that fruity schnaps

I said I really like your new EP
But your puking is off key
It’s Scandinavian disharmony

It depends on where you come from how much your stomach can endure
Of peculiar foreign fluids equally intense and obscure
When you grow up sipping liquid licorice
You get used to it

And when you spend your whole damn Alpine life enjoying fermented plums
A drinking spree with schnaps is gonna be fun
But when this priceless luck was refused to you
It’s time to puke

I woke up to a strange sound
But I’m glad that you have found
The bathroom of my house

Don’t worry about the stains
I’ll do the same for you one day
When I come to Helsinki


from This Is the Big Bang, released May 18, 2017



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I'm a singer-songwriter from Salzburg, Austria and I play acoustic punk rock music.

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