Our Country

Album: Our Country: Americana Act II (2018)

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  • The title track of Our Country: Americana Act II, this tune contains an explicit celebration of immigration into Britain, and the various cultures feeding into it. Davies explained to Uncut:

    "The song was written for many different reasons. Part of it was our country, us being the invaders going into America. Then I started writing freeform lyrics, and it turned out to be a right-wing manifesto, so I knocked that one on the head. The first verse is about the '60s changes in my country, how anybody leaving our country got disillusioned. Then it turns into a mass of speeches. So you can take it in many different ways."

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