The Yeagles – Hotel Kerala-Fonia

Posted on November 12, 2007. Filed under: Fun, Humor, India, Music |

Sure everyone has heard the classic “Hotel California”, but how about the indian version of it! So here it is – Hotel Kerala-Fonia

On the road to Trivandrum
Coconut oil in my hair
Warm smell of avial
Rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance
I saw a bright pink tube-light
My tummy rumbled, I felt weak and thin
I had to stop for a bite
There he stood in the doorway
Flicked his mundu in style
And I was thinking to myself
I don’t like the look of his sinister smile
Then he lit up a petromax
Muttering “No power today”
More Mallus down the corridor
I thought I heard them say

Welcome to the Hotel Kerala-fonia
Such a lousy place,
Such a lousy place (background)
Such a sad disgrace,
Plenty of bugs at the Hotel Kerala-fonia
Any time of year
Any time of year (background)
It’s infested here
It’s infested here

His finger’s stuck up his nostril
He’s got a big, thick mustache
He makes an ugly, ugly noise
But that’s just his laugh
Buxom girls clad in pavada
Eating banana chips
Some roll their eyes, and
Some roll their hips
I said to the manager
My room’s full of mice

He said,
Don’t worry, saar,I sending you
meen karri, brandy and ice
And still those voices were crying from far away
Wake you up in the middle of the night
Just to hear them pray

Save us from the Hotel Kerala-fonia
Such a lousy place,
Such a lousy place (background)
Such a sad disgrace
Trying to live at the Hotel Kerala-fonia
It is no surprise
It is no surprise (background)
That it swarms with flies

The blind man was pouring
Stale sambar on rice
And he said
We are all just actors here
In Silk Smitha-disguise
And in the dining chamber
We gathered for the feast
We stab it with our steely knives
But we just can’t cut that beef
Last thing I remember
I was writhing on the floor
That cockroach in my appam-stew was the culprit,
I am sure
Relax, said the watchman
This enema will make you well
And his friends laughed as they held me down
God’s Own Country? Oh, Hell!

You can get the audio here!

P.S : No offense to anyone! I found it on another site, and thought it would lighten everyone’s nerves 🙂 And yea, the music rocks!!

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9 Responses to “The Yeagles – Hotel Kerala-Fonia”

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enna macha. ethoo patu poduranu sollu player vachiruka. aana play panuna satham ethum varala??

enna silent songnu solatha.
try changing the player

I’ve never heard anything so beautiful , so poetic ever :P. Yeagles deserve a grammy 😛

Im proud to be a mallu…. 🙂 nothng has made me more proud than this piece of Art!! cheers yeagles

Awesome! Of all I enjoyed the line ” Buxom girls clad in pavada” :p

hey nice song… have u heard the other song by the same band i think.

where they perform another comic song in the style of queens

check it out

Oh such a very nice song!

But the other day on radio I think I did hear someone be copying it, an other band playing tune little bit like this one. But they be getting all the words all wrong. Sitar player not bad, but I be liking this original version much better.

Awesome stuff…. Cheers to all, no offense please… 🙂

Hey “Yeagles” good work guys……. superb!!!

Bros… no offence!!

Keep the good work going….. Yeagles!

Hai man such good gem these people !! Malayaleess .. ROxxsss


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