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Perfect Place National Anthem

by David Bridie

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This is a reworking of Lou Reed's Perfect Day as an alternative national anthem for the Reclink Community Cup. The ‘Cup’ is a fun and friendly family day out, encompassing live performances from local musicians, there are activities for the kids, a range of food and beverage stalls to choose from and an opportunity for an old fashion grass roots kick-to-kick during match breaks. Most importantly the main focus of the day is on raising awareness and funding to support Reclink Australia’s programs for disadvantaged individuals. - See more at: www.reclink.org/events/reclink-community-cup#sthash.jwjD1TXd.dpuf


1.Just a perfect place C-F
of beauty rich and rare Eb Bb
but its ours and we don't want to share Ab F- G
well not with you

2.Yes Its our perfect place
And If you try and jump the queue
We’ll lock you up on Manus island,Christmas Island or Nauru

CHORUS Oh, Its such a Perfect Place C F
We’re not going to share it with you E- F
Oh, such a perfect place C G
We’ll just keep ya hanging on A- G F
We’ll just keep ya hanging on A-G F

3.Its not such a bad place
the prison island that we’ll send you too
And maybe your children too
Fun in the sun

Its our perfect place
Sorry but weve got no room for you
And if you don't love it ,that means you too,yes all of you

CHORUS A-G F x 3 E- G-/Bb F C
C G/B G-/Bb F C repeat

Australia you’re going to reap just what you sow


released June 26, 2014
recorded at the enormodome
piano and vocals david bridie
guitars and bass paul cartwright,
backing vocals stella bridie, gemma anzume, zinnia vroland,
recorded and mixed by richard putnam and simon polinski

Photo: Carbie Warbie www.carbiewarbie.com


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David Bridie Melbourne, Australia

David Bridie is a multi award winning songwriter and composer.
Founding member of Not Drowning Waving and My Friend the Chocolate Cake.


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