by 40° South

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The debut single from King Islands original and own 40º South.
Antidote chugs along on the back of a great palm muted progression and some brilliant lyrics that expose the poisonous underbelly one endures with the loss of love, the feeling of betrayal and the confusion that both emotions bring to an unwanted juxtaposition in life.



She is a venomous snake, she is a dangerous spider
She's a red backed, white tailed copper headed tiger
Just one bite and she is under your skin
You must take my advice and never let her in
She's a blue tongued, blue ringed, blue bottled queen
She is one of mother natures silent killing machines
i trusted her smile that led to a grin
Now its much too late, her teeth were in my veins
Burning veins, burning veins, burning veins, burning veins

I need an antidote, I need an antidote, i need an antidote,
I need an antidote, I need the anti venom administered soon
I need an antidote for wanting you oh ho oh ho oh ho oh woh


released August 17, 2016
Words & music by Tim Woodburn
Produced by Tim Webb from Windup studios



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40° South TAS, Australia

Hailing from the isolated outpost of King Island in the wild bass strait of Australia. 40° South play roots rock with a big nod to their island home all infused with lashings of life and love King Island style. Well crafted rock songs with a blast of horns that come at you like ghost ship appearing out of the mists of time. ... more

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