Some Australians want Outkast’s ‘Hey Ya’ to be their national anthem


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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