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Song: David Attenborough Says

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Been too long since I posted here, sorry 'bout that... you know I turn up on FaceBook and Twitter as well these days, right? Well. I've slipped out of the habit of telling you how the gig went here, but just now I'm at the end of the year's gigs and I'm looking sidelong at the things filling up my diary for next year, many of which look like huge fun.

It's been a little while since I posted a new song lyric here as well, and that I *can* remedy, and hereby do so. Green and quirky, just what I like. Guess what I was watching on iPlayer this evening?


DAVID ATTENBOROUGH SAYS
 
 
David Attenborough says the world is warming
And I rather think he knows what he’s about
He’s been showing me the world most of my lifetime
And he seems to think there’s little room for doubt
He’s a first class grade one national institution
(Though I believe that’s not a term he likes to hear)
David Attenborough says the world is warming
And in half an hour we’ll sit and watch ‘Top Gear’.
 
David Attenborough says the sea is rising
And I tend to think that David knows his stuff
He’s been showing me the world most of my lifetime
And he seems to think there’s evidence enough
In his gentle pleasant unflappable manner
In that breathy voice that no-one else can do
David Attenborough says the sea is rising
Now I’ll just re-boil that kettle for a brew.
 
David Attenborough’s shown us this blue planet
Taken all of us on after-supper treks
Shown us reptiles, fish, amphibians and mammals
And how orchids worms and hummingbirds do sex (not altogether!)
If we’ve paid the least attention to Sir David
When we’ve watched him in our sitting-rooms for, so very long
If David Attenborough says we’ve got a problem
How can we be so convinced he’s got it wrong?
 
 
 
Words & music by & © Talis Kimberley 9th December 2011.
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On December 9th, 2011 11:10 pm (UTC), smlmendedcorner commented:
looooooooove it!
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On December 11th, 2011 02:00 pm (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
Thank you!
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On December 11th, 2011 05:52 pm (UTC), smlmendedcorner replied:
Anytime :)
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On December 10th, 2011 09:26 am (UTC), kai_kay commented:
Terrific!
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On December 11th, 2011 02:01 pm (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
*Grins* I'm hoping the melody settles in - it's there, but not quite 'set' yet...
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On December 11th, 2011 10:29 am (UTC), stevieannie commented:
Lovelovelove :-)

You knew I would, though, right?
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On December 11th, 2011 02:01 pm (UTC), talis_kimberley replied:
Kinda hoped... yeah, I guess so! :-)
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