Lord, grant that Marshal Wade, May by thy mighty aid, Victory bring. Nothing will really change as a consequence of their existence. I believe he came in to Parliament at the Labour landslide.
Anyway, enough rambling. Get a weekly email update We won't give out your email. Duck Rock was the first album I ever owned, bought by my mother from Littlewoods, Hounslow High Street and requested by me on the strength of Buffalo Gals.
We bumped into the local gang and the top boy accommodated us for one evening and then we left. You see, in my case the bans had worked.
That was just my anger at the end of it. Hardly year zero, unless you were a rock journalist or to use a word popular in a poseur. How humiliating! I no longer hold this opinion.
I could play in this because I had bought a recorder when at uni — to avoid charges of uncoolness I bought a tenor recorder, a biggish beast with metal keys that is never given in a plastic version to small children — and taught myself to play it. They will rise and sustain and fall in a reasonably predictable way.
In other words, the song attacks the oppressive symbolism of the monarchy, rather than the personal characteristics of the monarch which would have been a good deal more puerile and dismissible. They just wanted to be famous and for us to make a lot of money for them and that was it.
NME named it the nd-greatest song of all time in Instead of singing Pretty Vacant Johnny actually shouts Vay-cunt!!