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Alaa Wardi is a 25-year-old Iranian (He has a very clear Iranian accent when he sings this song.) who was born and raised in Riyadh and is quite well known for his music, mostly through youtube.

His latest song, No Woman, No Drive, is a parody of No Woman, No Cry which he did in support of the protests and attempts by some woman in Saudi Arabia who want the ban on women's driving in Saudi Arabia to be lifted.

The song also refers indirectly to the recent statements by a Saudi 'psychologist' who believes that women who drive will damage their ovaries.

No Woman, No Drive

No woman, no drive
No woman, no drive

No woman, no drive
No woman, no drive

Say, say

Say I remember when you used to sit
In the family car, but backseat

Ova-ovaries all safe and well
So you can make lots and lots of babies

Good friends we've had and good friends we've lost
On the highway

In this bright future you can't forget your past
So put your car key away

No woman, no drive
No woman, no drive

Hey little sister, don't touch that wheel
No woman, no drive

I remember when you used to sit
In the family car, but backseat

Of course the driver can take you everywhere
Because the queens don't drive

But you can cook for me my dinner
Of which I'd share with you

Your feet is your only carriage
But only inside the house - and when I say it I mean it

Everything's gonna be alright (x8)

No woman, no drive
No woman, no drive

Oh little sister, don't touch that wheel
No woman, no drive

thinkingblue has a posted a dairy "Driving An Automobile Will Damage Ovaries." which is related to this song:


Link to the song on youtube:


Alaa Wardi's youtube channel:


More about Alaa Wardi:





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Originally posted to InAntalya on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 09:40 AM PDT.

Also republished by Rebel Songwriters.

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