"So what" is the title of an Anti-Nowhere League b-side and is possibly one of the most offensive songs ever recorded. Published in 1982, most copies were confiscated for violating UK obscene publications law. A measure of how times have changed is that Metallica's recent cover version (on the Garage Inc album) is available on every high street.

The song was inspired by an overheard conversation between a pair of boneheads boasting about things they had done. Compared to the aggressive Metallica cover, the original feels more careless and alienated.

The chorus:

So what, so what
So what, so what you boring little c**t

Well who cares, who cares what you do
Who cares, who cares about you
You, you, you

The verses deal with various themes:

In contrast to the self-censored tone of this writeup the song is utterly explicit.