Often, the lyrics to a given piece of music are utterly abhorrent to me while the music itself is delicious. Such is the case with a couple of English nationalist hymns.
The first is God Save the Queen:
The second is I Vow to Thee, My Country:
I thought these would be some appropriate pieces to share, given the present Nationalist holiday taking place in America. Every year at this time, I call up some of my monarchist friends and sing God Save the Queen. It probably gives them false hope that I might be finding the Hapsburgian light, but really I’m just exorcising my frustration with the Americanists, who, though they celebrate Independence Day, have turned this country into such a mess that George III looks like a benevolent dictator.