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The Generic Revolution Song of 2017

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High in the hills, a new queen has a country
Down by the river an empire holds sway
And the empress cares not that not all have spoken
And the old queen has nothing to say

In the hills it is held that we're all of us equal
In truth not for glory nor riches nor gold
Old imperial power still poisons its people
After the empire's been sold

A declaration has been made
The seeds of freedom sown
We've been taken to the barricade
Now let's take back our home

The will of the people, broken then stolen, 
 By the punch and judy parlay-lament 
  Now we've been told the country's all sold
   Our money's all spent on rent

Stand with me brothers, stand with me sisters
 free men and free women for freedom for all
  for now we begin, we've a country to win
   or nothing left at all

But I work for macdonalds and walmart and tescos
 amazon, uber and starbucks and sky
  you can't eat freedom, if you're slave to the wages
   until the day you die

chorus revisited
A declaration has been made
 we're free to be alone
  but I'm still here on the barricades
   thinking of my home

Who profits from borders, what currencies paid
 There's always a crowd when there's cash to be made
  Get in the queue, maybe you'll get some too
   For that's how we're going to be saved   

chorus finally
A declaration has been made
And the spoils of freedom shown
and I'm looking from the barricades
I wonder, where went home
The Generic Revolution Song of 2017-2.mp3
Robin Devany,
2 May 2017, 09:40