Roger Waters - The National Assembly Is Confused lyrics

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Roger Waters - The National Assembly Is Confused lyrics

RINGMASTER The National Assembly is confused The Girondins blow back and forth Like flags and ashes scattered by the truth BOY Oi, Mister... What is a Girondid? RINGMASTER A Girondin is careful of the company he keeps He looks to find a sign before he leaps TROUBLEMAKER Like ranks of Marseillaise, six hundred deep Arraigned before the Tuileries CHORUS It's the end of monarchy Vive la Commune de Paris! RINGMASTER The presence of the Prussians on the border IS a worrisome thing The Brunswick manifesto Serves only to stiffen the sinews And weaken the King To depose him now Fills the Girondin hearts with fear But the Prussians cross the border And the order of the day becomes clear REVOLUTIONARY PRIEST & CHILDREN'S CHORUS The monarchy is over No more days in clover CHORUS The monarchy, c'est fini REVOLUTIONARY PRIEST & CHILDREN'S CHORUS Brunswick is a liar; just listen to our cannon fire REVOLUTIONARY PRIEST The National Assembly comes in line With the half and the maimed And the dead and the dying The monarchy, c'est fini