“We will STOP you!” – An adaptation of Queen’s “We will rock you!” to support public protests against the fossil-fuel industry

An adaptation of Brian May’s rock anthem “We will rock you!” from Queen’s album “News of the World” (1977)  to support school kids striking against climate change, in general, or the fossil-fuel industry, in particular (original in bold vs modified italics) (Sorry, Freddie!). I wonder whether these lyrics with the famous “stomp-stomp-clap” would work at public protests?

We will STOP you!

Download supporting rhythm “Stomp-stomp-clap”: [MP3]

Stanza 1:

Buddy, you’re a boy, make a big noise,
Listen, we are kids, make a big noise,
Playing in the street, gonna be a big man some day!
Shouting in the street, gonna be a big deal some day!

You got mud on your face!
You got blood on your face!
You big disgrace!
You big disgrace!
Kickin’ your can all over the place!
You messing the climate all over the place!
[Refrain:]
Singin’
Singin’
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!

Stanza 2:

Buddy, you’re a young man, hard man
Listen, we are young kids, hard kids,
Shouting in the street gonna take on the world some day
Shouting in the street, gonna take on the world some day!
You got blood on your face!
You got blood on your face!
You big disgrace!
You big disgrace!
Wavin’ your Banner all over the place!
(We’re) waving our banners all over the place!
[Refrain:]
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!
Singin’
Singin’
We will we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!

Stanza 3:

Buddy, you’re an old, man poor man
Listen, all you old men, rich men,
Pleading with your eyes, gonna make you some peace some day
Pleading with your eyes, gonna make you some peace some day!
You got mud on your face
You got blood on your face!
Big disgrace
Big disgrace!
Somebody better put you back into your place
Somebody better put you back into your place!
[Refrain:]
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!
Singin’
Singin’
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!
Everybody
Everybody
We will, we will rock you!
We will, we will STOP you!
Alright!
Alright!

Reference:
Song: “We Will Rock You”
Writers: Brian May
Album: News of the World
Artist: Queen
Year: 1977
Official Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tJYN-eG1zk
Lyrics: http://www.songlyrics.com/queen/we-will-rock-you-lyrics/

 

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