Lyrics to "Swimsuit Issue" by SONIC YOUTH: I'm just here for dictation - I don't wanna be a sensation / Bein' on Sixty Minutes - was it worth your fifteen minutes? / Don't touch my breast - I'm just working at my desk / Don't put me to the test - I'm just doing my best / Shopping at MaxFields - power for you to wiel...
The fifth (for "Swimsuit Issue", which featured shirtless men smoking together in a room listening to Dirty) and sixth (for "Nic Fit", showing someone running around in a field holding up a flaming stuffed animal) videos stemmed from the same contest. Track listing. All tracks written by Sonic Youth, except as noted.
General CommentThe lyric at the end is definitely "I'm swimmin'".The correct lyrics are up on the SY website. It seems pretty clear that this song is a rebellion against the image of the modern woman as a means and not an end in herself, as an object and not a person.
"Swimsuit Issue," a song on the New York alternative rock group's upcoming "Dirty" album, tackles the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. It was a harassment suit last fall by a secretary against a top Geffen executive that triggered a storm of media examination of the issue in the record industry.