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Foreign Accents

This song is by Robert Wyatt and appears on the album Cuckooland (2003).

Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Nagasaki
Hiroshima
Arigato
Vanunu
Ko n nichiwa
Mossadegh
Arigato
Mordechai
Ko n nichiwa
Mohammad
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Ko n nichiwa
arigato
Nagasaki
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Hiroshima
Arigato
Vanunu
Ko n nichiwa
Mossadegh
Arigato
Mordechai
Ko n nichiwa
Mohammad
Hiroshima
Nagasaki
Ko n nichiwa
arigato

Additional Song InfoEdit

"Foreign Accents" sums up names associated with nuclear warfare: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Mordechai, Vanunu, and the name of Mohammad Mossadegh, Prime Minister of Iran deposed in 1953. The names are interspersed with the Japanese phrases ko n nichiwa (= hello) and arigato (= thank you).

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