Jenny Katz - Load The Cannon, Light The Fuse

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As my husband has long been a rabid Arsenal fan, it was the Gunners who sprang to mind. (They play, incidentally, at the Emirates Stadium in North London, and the Tottenham Hotspurs are their traditional rivals.) I couldn't resist inserting some European commentary about our own country's idiotic gun policies. Oh, and the ringing bell sound at the very end is my soup timer, which went off as if planned. I could have recorded over it, but I wanted to reward its show of support to the Arsenal.

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Load the cannon, light the fuse,
Time to start the fight
Make sure the Hotspur blue is
in your sights
With red and white preeminent
they always shoot on goal
Which is why we say the Emirates
Is the only place in England without gun control
Here's to the queen and to the Arsenal

Tamp the powder, strike the match
Let the cannon roar
Boom goes the dynamite just like before
Stretch to your fullest
Try to block the bullets
But you can't stay in a Gunner's way
It's just like living in the USA
Here's to the queen and to the Arsenal

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from SpinTunes #6: Round 2, released February 12, 2013
Written by Jenny Katz & Isaac Katz-Justice
Drums by Eric Brandoli

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