Roger Waters - To Take Your Hat Off lyrics

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Roger Waters - To Take Your Hat Off lyrics

CHILDREN'S CHORUS To take your hat off Is the gesture of a toff But even His Lordship needs a head To take his hat off of So Dampierre lost his life By being somewhat too polite In face of all the pain and fear that festered For more than a thousand years SERGEANT (off stage) By the left, Quick March! CHILDREN'S CHORUS Dampierre has lost his head The King has lost his crown The carriage rolls through the streets The crowd jeers, the wheels squeak Hey, hey, what goes around Always comes around MALE CHORUS In Germany and England They celebrate our liberty Over there by and by They'll have their 14th of July In Germany and England they fete our MALE CHORUS & CHILDREN Liberty OFFICER The National Assembly try to whitewash the King MALE CHORUS His brothers in law Are camped on every border They fear to depose him Would mean war MARIE MARIANNE, RINGMASTER, OFFICER & CHORUS But feelings run deep And the man in the street Hungry, weak but unbowed Scents the taste so sweet of peaco*k meat As it wafts over the crowd So they march to the Camps du Mars To demand Republic now CHILDREN'S CHORUS Republic here, now, today The National Assembly Has got it wrong SERGEANT Present... CHILDREN'S CHORUS We sing in the Camps du Mars SERGEANT Take Aim... CHILDREN'S CHORUS We sing of what we want SERGEANT FIRE! CHILDREN'S CHORUS Repub--