(Lows = surdos; Highs = everyone else)
The shuffle is here, the shuffle is here, the shuffle is here: NOW!
(repeat 3 times with a different drum calling each time e.g. rep/timba/snare)
rep: This is not the cheetah strut, this is not the hippo dip,
This is for the zebras, cos the zebras, make you shake your hips.
This is not the CHEETAH STRUT, this is not THE HIPPO DIP,
This is for the zebras, cos the zebras, make you SHAKE YOUR HIPS.
timba: Fish and chips, sausages too,
snares: Nearly ev’ry day is? VERY BAD FOR YOU
rep: Ok, but a salad is? VERY GOOD FOR YOU
rep/snare: Eating like a zebra is? VERY GOOD FOR A HORSE
timba: Finding a balance is always the best OF COURSE!
rep: hustle, an’a bustle, let’s make them SHUFFLE
stop all this HASSLE , just make them SHUFFLE
snare: shakin’ the zebras I’m shakin’ the zebras I’m shakin’ the zebras
I ‘m shakin ‘ them up NOW!
timba: if it’s a shake that wanting you’ll need? A COW!
Rep: right, ev’ryone, can we start this thing now?
WHERE’S, THE SHUFFLE GONE, WHERE DID THE SHUFFLE GO?
Cortador: Get, to it, Zebra Shuffle
Primera: Shake, and, shuffle flamingos
Marcacao: Hippo Dippo Freeze!
Repinique: We, make, hyenas, shake
Caixa: Crocs can make you shuffle and shake too
Timbal: Zebras shuffle right and left again,
Elephants shuffle right and left again
Tamborim: Lions feast and dance with wildebeest
(you’ve got custard in your underpants)
Agogo: Get, to it, Zebra Shuffle