"The British Are Coming" as written by and Rivers Cuomo....
Welcome to the first level literati
Our mission is to keep the tradition alive
It's up to us, it's our responsibility
Who else is going to do it

Ooh ooh
Ooh
This is the night, light up the fire in the forge
We're not the coins in the coffer of old king George

One if by land two if they come by sea
We'll show them we are the true sons of liberty

Punk ass redcoats trying to run the show
Telling me what to do and where to go
Mount your horse 'cause it's time to tell the world

The British are coming
The British are coming
The British are coming

Smear on the soot
Tear up an old deer skin shirt
We know the shot will be heard all around the world

Punk ass redcoats trying to run the show
Telling me what to do and where to go
Mount your horse 'cause it's time to tell the world

The British are coming
The British are coming
The British are coming

This is the destiny of all mankind
We will shake off these chains and shackles that bind
Come on let's give them everything we have

The British are coming
The British are coming
The British are coming


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"The British Are Coming" as written by Rivers Cuomo

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    General CommentDoes anyone here play video games on Steam? There's a game called 'Sir, You are being Hunted'. You have to run around,m hiding from British robots who are trying to kill you, just like the 'old school' fox hunts.
    I just keep hearing this song in my head when I play the game. It's just so... British! ;)
    Zargothon March 30, 2016   Link
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    General CommentThis has a lot of influence of The Darkness. Its another one of my favorites from the album.
    kexpseattleon August 10, 2016   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about American history, but I like to also think about it being as song about being tenacious. Just like what happened back in the late 1700's where people believed that they should be free from British rule so they fought back.
    JapanHrnandzon April 03, 2017   Link

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