That the Malay is a dying race
For their soul isn't dead with slumbers
Even in the old miserable days
Tell me not in mournful numbers
The way to improve the Malays
For surely every Malay remember
Be contented and modest-always.
Some people get spooked by the kind of message in the Anak Kecil Main Api song. They prefer the song above.
Zaaba and many of us prefer this kind of song.