"Livin' It Like al-Queada," originally known as “The Terrorist Song (Like a Loco)” is a song off of the Every Ape and His Brother album Elefante Elegante Interesante Importante, and is a parody of the song "Livin' la Vida Loca" off of the Ricky Martin album Ricky Martin.


This song was originally called "Like a Loco" back in 1999, and had a very different set of lyrics. The basic principle of it was that the song would have been a lot more interesting if Ricky Martin had sung about terrorists as opposed to a deranged and possessive woman. This song has been through possibly more revisions since its initial incarnation than any other song in the Every Ape collection. Much of the lyrics were given an overhaul after the 2004 train bombings in Spain, when interest was renewed in publishing this song. Since then, the song lay dormant on several hard drives until the summer of 2008, when it was added to the Elefante album.

At 11:31 AM EDT on August 2nd, 2008, this song was submitted to AmIRight for evaluation. In 2014, there was a slight revision to the lyrics to make them reflect political realities regarding the rise of the Islamic State.


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"Livin' It Like al-Queada"

Verse OneEdit

He’s into terrorism! / And weapons of MD! /
He fights / alongside ISIS! /
He has / no sanity! /

He’s was friends / with al-Sadhr! / And met bin-Laden too! /
He’d like to see the whole world; / get blown to Timbuktu!

First ChorusEdit

He’ll make you take your clothes off / and jump into a mass grave! /
And nobody in your company / would he ever think to save! /
'Cause he’s / totally depraved! /

Come on! /

Insides twisted 'bout! /
He’s living it like al-Queada! /

He’ll blast your building down! /
Living it like al-Queada! /

He’s always seeing red! /
He’s eviller than a hydra! /

He’ll bribe the UN out! /
He’s living it like al-Queada! /

Verse TwoEdit

He attacked New York City! /
And dragged it straight through Hell! /

He’ll come / to a town near you! /
Wipe that one / out as well! /

Second ChorusEdit

He never takes a shower; /
Washes in the sandy grain! /

And wouldn’t mind at all one bit / if he blew away your brain! /
Once he / derails Spanish trains! /

Come on! /

Insides / twisted / 'bout! /
He’s living it / like al-Queada! /

He’ll blast / your / building / down! /
Living it / like al-Queada! /

He’s always / seeing red! /
As CNN / plays his mantra! /
He’ll wear / the / UN / out! /

He’s living it / like al-Queada! /
living it / like al-Queada! /
Living it / like al-Queada! /


[Instrumental Break]
[Repeat First Chorus]
[Instrumental Break]

La-la-la-la-la-la-like al-Queada!
Death, guts, and blood! / Livin' like al-Queada! /

Bona fide / terrorist / like al-Queada!
He's evil as it gets! /

Lyrics © 1999 Dozerfleet Records.

See alsoEdit

Elefante Elegante Interesante Importante (2007)
# Title
1 Cadmium
2 The Bison's Apocalypse
3 Serial Bomber
4 Serial Bomber, Part 2
5 Salem (Story of a Trial)
6 Slaughterized
7 Once I'm Gone
8 Livin' It Like al-Queada
9 Miss A. Defendant
10 Die Die Die!!!

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