"God Save the Queen" as written by Jimmy Lally and . Traditional....
God save the Queen
The fascist regime,
They made you a moron
A potential H-bomb

God save the Queen
She ain't no human being
There is no future
And England's dreaming

Don't be told what you want
Don't be told what you need
There's no future
No future
No future for you

God save the Queen
We mean it man
We love our Queen
God saves

God save the Queen
'Cause tourists are money
And our figurehead
Is not what she seems

Oh God save history
God save your mad parade
Oh Lord God have mercy
All crimes are paid

When there's no future
How can there be sin
We're the flowers
In the dustbin
We're the poison
In your human machine
We're the future
You're future

God save the Queen
We mean it man
We love our Queen
God saves

God save the Queen
We mean it man
There is no future
And England's dreaming

No future no future no future for you
No future no future no future for me
No future no future no future for you
No future no future for me


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"God Save the Queen" as written by Jimmy Lally, . Traditional

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  • +3
    General Commentthere's a lot of comments about sid vicious here. i find this a bit odd as he wasn't with the band when they wrote this (matlock/rotten mainly wrote it).
    ramptonon June 13, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song makes me want to dust off my Dogtown skateboard with Tracker trucks/Bones wheels and skate an empty pool. You would have had to lived it to understand the late '70's. But today's youth will soon get their chance as the global economy is eerily similar.

    Sid Vicious was a poser but the rest of the Pistols were the real deal. Song is about the youths' anger, disillusionment, and rebellion of the time period. Let's hope we can at least get good music from this era's issues instead of flash mobs and/or "Trainspotting" mentalities.
    Nighttrainon September 16, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti want refering to u in paticular, im just annoyed at people thinking that they need to be all clued up in old punk bands, then name drop sid vicous and jonny rotton and think they no all. I wasnt a fan of vicous at all, i still stand by my statedment that vicous was a gimmick, he was put in the band to look "punk", to wear the clothes, and to act the part. He cannot play bass at all, as i understand he couldnt play bass when he was put in the band and on most of the songs its glen matlock playing bass.

    ok but dont hold me to any of this informationcoz its all second hand from mother and father who passed it onto me
    aynz_the_short_chickon September 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhat i hate is fucking kids writing shit about how NFG is pop and Avril Lavigne is a poser ect. We all fucking know this shit dudes. Don't go exploiting what we all know and trying to make yourself sound "punk" by bashing other type of music. Sure i hate that music but i don't critize rap, pop, or whatever. If you don't like it, fine don't listen to it. Just don't fucking preach about how you hate it and how its not punk, you make yourself sound like a fucking tool.
    choking_victimon June 21, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song was released May 1977. QE2's Silver Jubilee was in June 1977. Coincidence? I know first hand it didn't seem so then.
    montresoron January 27, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song probably was written before the Queen's silver jubilee but was definitely released to coincide with it, that's why it became #1 that year. It's about the political landscape at the time and the hopelessness that a lot of young people felt. Funny reading comments from all these teen try-hard wannabe punks. Punk is not an image or fashion, it is a state of mind, and you would have been eaten alive by a real punk in the 70's. As for Sid, he died young, in his prime and became an icon much like James Dean. Johnny and Glenn were the backbone of the Sex Pistols.
    Well thats my 5cents worth!
    gerimerrymuffinon April 20, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commenta near perfect song that makes you feel young when you close your eyes.
    not to sure I like them being angry at my poor dear queenie but I hear even she likes it.
    mrreeson November 12, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song rocks. The pistols are fuckin legends man
    Physco Bitchon January 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song. not much to it, but still great.
    1399on April 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah right, 1399. ha! its class at its best
    wally_nightingaleon May 05, 2002   Link

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