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Declan McKenna - British Bombs


This song was last played at 11:23pm on Monday 9th of September 2019 & the first time we seen it played was at 7:43pm on Monday 19th of August 2019. In total we've seen it being played 9 times.




Lyrics



Great snakes, are we moving already?

Good gravy, did you say it cost a penny or two for you?

We're talking 'bout the bad starts

My baby brother has already got a gas mask

'Cause it's a good old-fashioned landslide

Killing with your hands tied

In the homemade rope, set sail

Babe, we read it in the Mail, no hope now



Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen



Why does it seem a fever dream for all?

The call you made to me

You said I'll fear one day each year

I worry we shall remember the dead

And we'll remember the dead so they know that we're sorry

But then carry on



Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen

Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen



How could it be the money?

It's the vote that matters to me

You say you're hungry, but you won't eat the caraway seed

Doesn't matter in the wreckage, what should you say?

"Well, I found myself a little peckish last Tuesday"

This is what you signed up for, no questions

Reckon we could offer peace, damn the weapons conventions

Well, it's on the table, but it's no good, can't you hear

All our worries for fear, carry on



Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen

Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen



It's a good old-fashioned landslide

Killing with your hands tied

In the homemade rope, set sail

Babe, we read it in the Mail, no hope now

And it's a total fucking whitewash

The people that we might squash

And move from home soil, set sail

For wherever the fuck got oil this time

And if it's not a fucking war crime

It's a total waste of your time

And getting so much worse

Get real, kid, your country's been at war since birth now

And if it's not a fucking outrage, what's it all about then?

Now, it's one on one, wait

Britain's gonna tell you where it all went wrong and then carry on



Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen

Great way to fool me again, hun

Great acting, it's great what you tell 'em

Great Britain won't stand for felons

Great British bombs in the Yemen

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