E guitar tuningNo capo
IntroGthen on the A stEring slide whilst strumming from 3 to 5 to 7 and back to three. GThe countryside is dying TGhey're closing village stores CWhile shepherds watched their flocks by night GThe government burned them aDll AmAnd here's another post office WithC boarGds across the doorD GThe people from the city came TGo breathe the cleaner air CThey listen to The Archers Buy new cGoats and grow their hDair AmThen they buy up all the houses So country people born-and-bred CCan't afGford to liveD there GNow the Countryside Alliance WGe'll call them 'the cunts' for short CThey promised in defiance That a baGttle would be foDught Then iAmgnored the real problems To shout abCout their blGoody spDort CCall it a betrayal - it lGooks like that to Dme CCall it bad behaviour and Ga waste of time aDnd money CI've never been in favour Gof police brutaliDty But when the hEmuntsman comes a-marchin' Well gCive hDim one Gfor me, officer, givCe him onDe foGr me. GNow the cunts have come to London TGo give us all what for: CThere were only 20 thousand of them GMarching down through WhitDehall But thAmey were such a bunch of thugs AmThe police arrested more Than when 2 million normal people CMarched agGainst the wDar CCall it a betrayal - looks Glike that to mDe CCall it bad behaviour and a Gwaste of time Dand money CI've never been in favour of Gpolice brutDality But when the hEmuntsman comes a-marchin' Well giCve him onDe for mGe, officer, giCve him oDne for mGe. Where wereEm you when the miAmners fought to savCe their livelGihoods? Dressed Emup in red velveAmt somewhere deCep in the woGods You lEmoved the fucking Ampoll tax, you pCropped up Margaret GThatcher And you dEmidn't give a fucAmk about Tony Blair 'Til he tChrew your hobby back at yGa. GThe countryside is dying SGome say it's already dead And the huCntsman has a boner as the doGgs pull it to shDreds Then he wAmipes the blood on his daughter's face And dCrags her baGck to bDed. CCall it a betrayal - looksG like that to Dme CCall it bad behaviour and aG waste of time Dand money CAnd I've never been in favoGur of police brDutality But when the hEmuntsman comes a-marchin' Well give hiCm onDe for mGe, officer, giCve hiDm one forG me.