We’re not sure what part of Outkast’s catchy 2003 classic “Hey Ya” inspires national pride (maybe it’s “shake it like a Polaroid picture?”) but some Australians tried to make it the country’s national anthem anyway.
The bid to replace “Advance Australia Fair” — the country’s official national anthem since 1977 — was just supported by four petitioners but the government still acknowledged it.
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Specifically the country’s Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, who responded to the petition in parliament on Monday. Read more…
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