The Few Song Lyrics

Billy Bragg


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Bragg
album: Track 8 in album Don’t Try This at Home
release date: 1991-9-17
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length: 3:27
producer: Grant Showbiz
drums: J.F.T. Hood
vocal: Billy Bragg
trumpet: Dave Woodhead
engineer: Victor van Vugt
electric guitar: Wiggy
keyboard: Cara Tivey
trombone: Caroline Hall
acoustic guitar & electric guitar: Billy Bragg
bass guitar: Andy Hobson
composer: Billy Bragg
lyricist: Billy Bragg

Album Information

label: Liberation Records
country(area): Australia
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Bragg Don’t Try This at Home cover art


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At night the baby brotherhood and the inter city crew
Fill their pockets up with calling cards
And paint their faces red white and blue
Then they go out seeking different colored faces
And anyone else that they can scare
And they salute the foes their fathers fought
By raising their right hands in the air
Oh look how my country's patriots are hunting down below
What do they know of England who only England know

From the stands of the empire stadium
Come the heralds of the new dark age
With the simplicities of bigotry
And to whom all the world's a stage
These little john bullshits know that the press


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Accident Waiting to Happen
  • 2 Moving the Goalposts
  • 3 Everywhere
  • 4 Cindy of a Thousand Lives
  • 5 You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
  • 6 Trust
  • 7 God's Footballer
  • 8 The Few
  • 9 Sexuality
  • 10 Mother of the Bride
  • 11 Tank Park Salute
  • 12 Dolphins
  • 13 North Sea Bubble
  • 14 Rumours of War
  • 15 Wish You Were Her
  • 16 Body of Water