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"Der Kommissar" Lyrics

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Genre:Pop, Rock
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This track is the English version of Falco's 1982 single. Only the original title "Der Kommissar" and the spoken line Alles klar, herr Kommissar? have been kept in German.

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Zwei, drei, vier, one, two, three
It's easy to see
But it's not that I don't care, so
'Cause I hear it all the time
But they never let you know
On the TV and the radio (Cha!)
She was young, her heart was pure
But every night is bright she got
She said sugar is sweet
She come a-rappin' to the beat
Then I knew that she was hot

She was singin'
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
You're in his eye and you'll know why
The more you live, the faster you will die

Alles klar, Herr Kommissar?

She said, "Babe, you know
I miss Jill and Joe
And all my funky friends"
But my street understanding
Was just enough to know what she really meant
And I got to thinking while she was talking
That I know she told the story
Of those special places that she goes
A-when she rides with the others in the subway singin'

Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
And if he talks to you and you don't know why
You say your life is gonna make you die

Alles klar, Herr Kommissar?

(Cha, cha, cha, cha)
(Cha, cha)
(Cha, cha, cha, cha)
(Cha, cha)

Well, we meet Jill and Joe
And brother Herr
With the whole cool gang and oh
They're rappin' here, they're rappin' there
But she's climbin' on the wall
It's a clear case, Herr Kommissar
'Cause all the children know
They're all slidin' down into the valley
They're all slipping on the same snow

Hear the children
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
He's got the power and you're so weak
And your frustration will not let you speak
La la la la la la

Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
And if he talks to you, then you'll know why
The more you live, the faster you will die

Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
(Alles klar, Herr Kommissar?)
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh (yeah-yeah)
Der Kommissar's in town, wa-uh-oh
Don't turn around, wa-uh-oh
  • submitted by Sierra
  • corrected by Olivia_Ka on August 3rd, 2014

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     MCSMeister says:
    Like 003-08-2014 23:40
     
    PinkFloyd, how can you say this is their "best song"? Have you actually heard any of their other songs? Most people haven't
    Like 004-08-2006 17:32
     
    One of the coolest songs from 1983.
    Like 002-07-2006 04:32
     
    I love this song
     xoparisxo617 says:
    Like 017-04-2006 02:02
     
    This has been one of my favorite songs, ever since I was a kid...I remember hearing it on the 80s radio station all the time.

    I love this song to this day...its so catchy and fun to sing along to. Its definitely up there in my favorites from the 80s.
     PinkFloyd says:
    Like 028-10-2005 16:58
     
    I love this song. I heard it on Sirius and recognized it from when I was a kid. This is their best song.