England Will Debate Anthem to Rival ‘God Save the Queen’

January 28, 2016

According to The New York Times:

“God Save the Queen”…the anthem, and not just the sovereign, may be in need of saving.

On Wednesday, lawmakers agreed to debate in March a bill that, while not scrapping “God Save the Queen,” would create another anthem to be played before England’s teams take on foreign rivals.

…Toby Perkins, a Labour lawmaker who proposed the bill…told lawmakers that, on radio stations to which he had spoken, a number of suggestions had been floated.

These included, he said, one from the English band the Smiths: “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now.”

To read the entire article in The New York Times, please click here.

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