Billy Bragg – Take Down The Union Jack chords

Chords
Transpose:
Take Down the Union Jack (Millennium Song)

Capo wherever you like.
I believe the recording is in the key of C (capo at 5), but I always do A (capo at 
2) because I find it easier to sing.

GTake down the Union Jack
C Cadd9 GIt clashes with the sunset
D Am And put it in the attic
C GWith the Emperors old clothes
GWhen did it fall apart ?
C Cadd9 GSometime in the 80s
G AmWhen the good and the great
C GGave way to the greedy and the mean
F CBritain isnt cool you know
G DAnd its really not that great
F CIts not a proper country
G DIt doesnt even have a patron saint
F CIts just an economic union
D# F GThats past its sell-by date
GTake down the Union Jack
C Cadd9 GIt clashes with the sunset
D AmAnd ask our Scottish neighbours
C GIf independence looks any good
GCos they just might understand
C Cadd9 GHow to take an abstract notion
D AmOf personal identity
C GAnd turn it into nationhood
F CIs this the 19th Century
G DThat Im watching on TV ?
F CThe dear old Queen of England
G DHanding out those MBEs
F CMember of the British Empire
D# F GThat doesn’t sound too good to me
C DGilbert and George
EmAre taking the piss arent they ?
C D EGilbert and George are taking the piss
C DWhat could be more British than
EmHeres a picture of me bum
C D EGilbert and George are taking the piss
GTake down the Union Jack
C Cadd9 GIt clashes with the sunset
D AmAnd pile up all those history books
C GBut dont throw them away
GCos they just might have a clue
C Cadd9 GAbout what it really means
D AmTo be an Anglo hyphen Saxon
C GIn England-dot-Co-dot-UK
D AmTo be an Anglo hyphen Saxon
C GIn England-dot-Co-dot-UK
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