Well, Belle
Well, Belle

Well, Belle

Treat me gently – don’t put me down
I want decisions that are taken in my home town
Sever now, sever all –
Give back the power that you stole before.

Southern Comfort breeds a Northern Hell
A cheap pun on words – how come we’ve borne it for so long, hen?
Sever now, sever on down
To the communal sounds of your stomping grounds.

Well, the spirits are out tonight
They’re singing: “Haste ye back for another try –
Do good by us an’ we’ll see you right.”

When Ah grow up Ah want a Civil Tongue
When Ah grow up Ah want a country that fits me in
Sever now, sever all –
Give back the keys you took from County Hall.

Ah believe in a regional voice –
Regional voices in regional choices
Sever-now, sever on down
And cock a snoot at this colonial crown.

The spirits are out tonight
Singing: “Haste ye back for another try –
Do good by us an’ we’ll sithee reight.”


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