Full English Brexit Guitar Chords Billy Bragg

Full English Brexit Guitar Chords Billy Bragg

[Intro]
Bm Bm A E

[Verse 1]
A E
My neighbours don’t drink at the local
A E
Or have kippers for breakfast like me
Bm F#m
The food that they eat smells disgusting
Bm E
They’d rather drink coffee than tea

[Verse 2]
A E
It’s true that their kids are respectful
A E
They gave me their seat on the bus
Bm F#m
But it’s just that there’s so many of them
Bm E
That I fear what will become of us

[Verse 3]
F#m C#
I’m not racist, all I want is
D A E
To make things how they used to be
F#m C#
But change is strange and
D A E
Nobody’s listening to me

[Verse 4]
A E
I cheered when our side won the Cold War
A E
Spread freedom and peace all around
Bm F#m
Now there’s folks speaking Russian in Tesco’s
Bm E
It’s a shame the wall had to come down

[Verse 5]
A E
I know some are fleeing from war zones
A E
To keep their young children from harm
Bm F#m
But my parents stayed put through the Blitz years
Bm E
And me? I was sent to a farm

[Verse 6]
F#m C#
Yeah the sun shines, but sometimes
D A E
I don’t feel like this is my country
F#m C#
But to say so? Oh no
D A E
I never get no sympathy

[Verse 7]
A E
Once we ruled over an empire
A E
So it feels like some kind of defeat
Bm F#m
To comply with rules drawn up by strangers
Bm E
And measure in metres not feet

[Verse 8]
A E
We don’t want to go but by Jingo
A E
If we can’t be in charge, then we must
Bm F#m
But don’t be offended, dear neighbour
Bm E
It’s not you: this is all about us

[Verse 9]
F#m C#
But it’s alright, alright
D A E
I think I’ve found a remedy
F#m C#
Yes it’s alright, gonna be alright
D A E
It’s a Full English Brexit for me

1 year ago

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