Who says there has to a beach to wear a bathing suit?
Well I would lie on pebbles lavishly but London's pebbles are dirt,
And I will paint with knives and guns to ensure that my art is incorrect,
And I would sleep on sheets of satin and eat my cigarettes

Well England has nothing more to offer me,
Everything that I adore came well before 1984

We are on a single island I hope you see,
And beyond our lonely country there is only the Atlantic sea,
So I will burn a fire in Westminster using the door of Downing Street,
And When Tony rushes out complaining of a draught I'll let him warm his feet

Well England has nothing more to offer me,
And everything that I adore came well before 1984

So goodbye (goodbye),
Well I wish you all well,
Well I can no longer thrive in England for I think that it is hell,
So goodbye (goodbye),
Well I wish you all well,
Well I can no longer thrive in England for I think that it is hell

This country has nothing more to offer me,
Oh everything that I adore came well before 1984,
Yes everything that I adore came well before 1984


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Downing Street Kindling song meanings
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    General CommentVery much how I feel about our country right now. "Nothing more to offer me" The only thing that really keeps me here is my friends, family, some english food and beer.
    tommyhaychon September 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentStrong message about the displeasure Britain is in references to war, anarchy and obviously the government trying to take our freedom (1984) x
    TheNewFellason May 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentA travesty of a song. I always hope it's ironic but I know deep down it's not.
    OGS_20on May 10, 2008   Link

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