Downloadable versions of the chant booklets are available here.

1– ALLEZ ALLEZ
Allez allez, allez allo
Detroit City, we love you so! (x2)
We all bleed in rouge and gold, rouge and gold
Rouge and gold (x2)

2– SING FOR YOU CITY
I will sing for you City
‘til you finish the fight
Gonna be a party in Detroit
No one’s sleepin’ tonight (repeat once)
Na, na-na-na-naa-na (repeat x3, wave scarves)

3– C IS FOR CITY
Tune: C is for Cookie from Sesame Street
Capo: Now, what starts with C?
Guards: City starts with C!
Capo: Let’s think of other things that start with C
Guards: Oh, who cares about other things that start with C
All: C is City, that’s good enough for me
C is for City, that’s good enough for me
C is for City, that’s good enough for me
Oh, City, City, City starts with C!
Repeat

4– BURY ME
And when I go, And when I go
When I go make sure I’m wearing rouge and gold
*clap clap clah clap*
And when I go, And when I go
When I go make sure I’m wearing rouge and gold
*clap clap clah clap*
Bury me in City rouge
Ohhhh-ohhhh
Bury me in City gold
Ahhh-ahhhh

5– 500 MILES
When I’m City, well you know I’m gonna be
gonna be the one that’s City through and through,
And when I’m standing, well you know I’m gonna be,
gonna be the one that’s standing next to you
I would walk 500 miles
and I would walk 500 more
Just to be the one to walk a thousand miles to back the rouge and gold
Capo: da da da dah!
Guards: da da da dah!
Capo: da da da dah!
Guards: da da da dah!

6– JUST CAN’T GET ENOUGH
Tune: Can’t Get Enough by Depeche Mode
Capo: When I’m with you City, I go outta my head
All: I just can’t get enough, I just can’t get enough
Capo: All the things you do to me, and everything you said.
All: I just can’t get enough, I just can’t get enough
Capo: We slip and slide as we fall in love
All: And I just can’t seem to get enough of
do do do do do do do, do do do do do do do
do do do do do do do, do do do do do do do
D-C-F-C

7– FRENCH CHANT
Capo: qu’est que-ce a vous chantez
Supporters: Rouge and Gold, Allez! Allez!
Capo: qu’est que-ce a vous chantez
Supporters: Rouge and Gold, Allez! Allez!
Capo: qu’est que-ce a vous chantez
Supporters: Rouge and Gold, Allez! Allez!
Supporters:
(while dancing) na-na-na-na, na-na-
na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na-na

8– FRENCH CHANT
Sung in the 60th minute
Alouette, Detroit alouette
Alouette. Allez, allez, allez (x2)
Capo: Oh they had a wonky eye
Supporters: Oh they had a wonky eye!
Capo: Wonky eye!
Supporters: Wonky eye!
Capo: Alouette!
Supporters: Alouette!
Together: Ohhhhhh! (hands up!)
Alouette, Detroit alouette
Alouette. Allez, allez, allez (x2)
Repeat chorus and first verse with new affliction

Order of afflictions

  1. Wonky eye
  2. Broken nose
  3. Hairy lip
  4. Double chin
  5. Saggy tits
  6. Vee-dee
  7. Hairy ass
  8. Clubbed foot
  9. Have you seen their fucking fans?

9– ADDAMS FAMILY
Tune: Addams Family theme song
Your sister is your mother
Your father is your brother
You’re all fucking each other
The [opponent]s family
Duh duh duh duh, DC,
Duh duh duh duh, FC
Duh duh duh duh, duh duh duh duh
Duh duh duh duh, CITY!

10– TEN ROTTING OAKS
Tune: Ten German Bombers
There were ten rotting oaks in Ann Arbor
There were ten rotting oaks in Ann Arbor
There were ten rotting oaks
Ten rotting oaks
Ten Rotting Oaks in Ann Arbor

And the boys in rouge from City chopped ’em down
And the boys in rouge from City chopped ’em down
The boys in rouge from City
Boys in rouge from City
Boys in rouge from City chopped ’em down
Repeat, reducing the number of oaks with each verse

11– WINGS OF A SPARROW
If I had the wings of a sparrow
If I had the ass of a crow
I’d fly over [opponent’s town] tomorrow
And shit on the bastards below
Shit on!
Shit on!
Shit on those bastards below-oh-oh!
Shit on!
Shit on those bastards below-oh-oh!

12– BATTLEFIELD
Capo: Pointing at the pitch) Is this not the battlefield?
Guards: Yes that is the battlefield
Capo: (Pointing at the scoreboard) Is that not the scoreboard?
Guards: Yes that is the scoreboard
Capo: Is that not a [City’s score]?
Guards: Yes that is is a [City’s score]
Capo: Is this that not a [opponent’s score]?
Guards: Yes that is a [opponent’s score]
Capo: (Pointing at the City side of the pitch) Is that not the winning team?
Guards: Yes that is the winning team!
Capo: (Pointing at the opponent’s side of the pitch) Is that not the losing team?
Guards: Yes that is the losing team!
Pointing at City, then the opponent
All: Winning team! Losing team! Winning team! Losing team!
(Repeat)

13– SHOW THEM THE WAY
Show them the way to go home,
They’re tired and their bed is fucking huge
‘Cause they’re only half a football team
Compared to the boys in rouge – oh!

14– DIRTY OLD TOWN
Sung immediately after the final whistle
*Scarves up!*
I met my love by the gasworks wall
Dreamed a dream by the old canal
I kissed my girl by the factory wall
Dirty old town, dirty old town
I’m gonna make me a big sharp axe
Shining steel tempered in the fire
I’ll chop you down like an old dead tree
Dirty old town, dirty old town
Repeat from beginning

15– CAN YOU HEAR?
Capo: Can you hear [opponent] sing?
Guards: No! No!
Capo: Can you hear [opponent] sing?
Guards: No! No!
Capo: Can you hear [opponent] sing?
Guards: We don’t hear a fucking thing!
No! No! No!
Repeat

21– TWIST AND SHOUT
Well, shake it up City now
Twist and shout
Come on, come on, come, come on City now
Come on and work it on out
You know you look so good
You know you look so fine
Come on and twist a little closer now
And let me know that you’re mine
Ah!
Ahh!
Ahhh!
Ahhhh!
Ahhhhh!
Repeat

22– TWIST AND SHOUT
Tune: Yankee Doodle
Come on City score a goal it’s really very simple
Put the ball in to the net
and we’ll go fucking mental

23– C’MON YOU BOYS
Capo: DEEEETROIT!!!!
Supporters: DEEEETROIT!!!!
Capo: CIIIIITY!!!!
Supporters: CIIIIITY!!!!
Capo: Come on you boys in gold!
Supporters: Come on you boys in gold!
Capo: Come on you boys in rouge!
Supporters: Come on you boys in rouge!
Capo: Deeeeetroit’s tried and true!
Supporters: Deeeeetroit’s tried and true!
All: (To the tune of Yankee Doodle) Wooah!

24– WILD WILD WILD
Tune: Cum on Feel the Noize by Quiet Riot
Come on City boys
Make some fucking noise!
We’ll get wild, wild, wild
Wild, wild, wild
Repeat

25– BIZ MARKIE
Tune: Just a friend by Biz Markie
Oh City you!
You got what I need!
And I’m City ’til the end
And I’m City ’til the end
Repeat

31– SUCK SO MUCH
(sung after City scores)
HEEEEEEEEY, Hey [OPPONENT]
Ohh, Ahh!
I wanna knooooooow … why you suck so much!
YOU! SUCK! YEAH!
Repeat

32– PUSH IT
Tune: Push it by Salt n Pepa
Ah, City!
City real good!
Ah, City!
City real good!
Repeat

33– NO ONE LIKES US
Example
No one likes us!
No one likes us!
No one likes us, we don’t care!
We are City! Super City!
Detroit City Football Club
Repeat

34– ALLEZ OI OI OI
Allez, Detroit City!
Oi Oi Oi Oi!
Repeat

35– RUINING FOOTBALL
Example
We’re ruining football and we don’t care
We’re ruining football and we don’t care
Repeat

41– D-C-F-C (Cross Stadium chant)
Example
Supporters’ side: D! C!
Press box side: F! C!
Repeat

42– NOTHING TO F WITH
Example
Detroit City ain’t nothing to fuck with!
(Drums)
Detroit City ain’t nothing to fuck with!
(Drums)
Repeat

43– TETRIS
Example
Tune: Nintendo Tetris theme
*arms around your neighbor*
De-troit Ci-ty, We adore you
De-troit Ci-ty, For you WE SING!
HEY!
Na, na na na, na na na… (bounce to the left)
HEY!
Na, na na na, na na na… (bounce to the right)
Repeat, faster each time