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Written by band member Tyler Spencer , under the pseudonym Dick Valentine, it was released in June as the second single from their debut studio album, Fire While both the song and music video received significant airplay, lyrics mentioning war were edited due to their possibly offensive nature since the song made its air debut at the start of the Iraq War. The actual lyric is "She's just the girl, she's just the girl, the girl you want". In the censored version of the song, the words "nuclear" and "war" in the line "let's start a war, start a nuclear war" are cut out and a whip lash sound is used instead. A radio version in Japan exists in which the same lyrics are replaced with "let's do an edit, do a radio edit".
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Drag queens? Well, yes, all of that. Perhaps Max from Happy Endings said it best. Clear the floor!