‘We Are The Brits’ (video) – Amazing! By proud Brit Anton Lorien

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5th August 2011

BRILLIANT! BEAUTIFUL! WE ARE THE BRITS

DON’T LET THOSE WHO TALK US DOWN

EVER, EVER CAUSE YOU TO FORGET IT

From Anton Lorien

“DON’T TRY TO GIVE US ANY …”

(Rest of lyrics are below the video)

This uplifting and poignant look at the Brits is a non-profit video promoting an award-winning charity – Afghan Heroes –  and any footage included is limited to micro-clips and is thus considered ‘fair use’. Please address any copyright issues directly to wearethebrits@hotmail.com Military footage is included by the kind permission of the Ministry of Defence and is Crown Copyright ©2011. God Save the Queen.

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(Free-Press-Release.com) July 5, 2011 – WE ARE THE BRITS, Anton Lorien

1st Verse
A thousand years in just one place
We kept it strong, we kept it safe
This rough and tumble island race
Surrounded by the sea.
Spanish Armada, Nazi bombs
We stood together, proud and strong
We kept these islands all along
Sovereign and…

Free as the ocean that surrounds us
We are who we have always been

(Chorus)
We are the Brits
You better get used to it
We’re the Brits
Don’t try to give us any…
We are the Brits

One percent of the human race
We’re the Brits
And we are in your face

2nd Verse
We gave the world penicillin
Phone and fax and television
Electric light, commercial jets
A global language, the internet.
Cricket, tennis, golf, football
Rugby, squash, Queensberry Rules
Shakespeare, Chaplin, photography
Parliamentary democracy

(Chorus)

God save our gracious Queen
Long live our noble Queen
Send her victorious
Happy and glorious
Long to reign over us
God save the…

3rd Verse

Britain sleeps safe at night
Young men stand ready to fight
Those who would do us harm
Freedom assured by force of arms
Soldier, sailor, RAF
We walk free, they stood the test
Toughness, courage, humour, soul
And our boys in Helmand – still on patrol

While their families wait and wonder
But they don’t make a fuss of it

(Chorus)

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We Are The Brits is available on iTunes around the world and on all good download stores.

More information can be found online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk5uwz2FBoA

Thank you. Direct link to lyrics

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This tweet pointed me to this video. What a breath of fresh air! Thank you, Lorien.

@AntonLorien London
Singer/songwriter – Proud to be a Brit and have 5 serving family members come home safe from Afghanistan/Iraq.

Download from iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/anton-lorien/id400661711

Cameraman/Editor Stafford Wheaton

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ADDENDUM

Punching Above Our Weight

Was just reminded by Vince Cable on the BBC World at One that Britain is “TWO PERCENT OF THE WORLD ECONOMY”. Given that we are only ONE PERCENT of the world’s population it seems we DO punch above our weight. Way, way above our weight.

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