Crackers & Maracas

by The Ragged Flags

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Where would you like to be on your Christmas Day? Look outside through the rain at the city grey Maybe we'll, just for once, up and fly away Heading south to the sun where the dolphins play Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Feel the sun, feel the sand in between your toes Now there's too many people and too few clothes Not a cloud in the sky, just the song of birds So we'll dance 'til the dark in the rolling surf Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Fly away, maybe we'll fly away Maybe we'll fly away for Christmas Day But it feels a bit strange to be frank with you 'Stead of turkey and sprouts eating barbecue And they still use the same iconography Ads with Santa and snow play in boiling heat Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree
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Where would you like to be on your Christmas Day? Look outside through the rain at the city grey Maybe we'll, just for once, up and fly away Heading south to the sun where the dolphins play Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Feel the sun, feel the sand in between your toes Now there's too many people and too few clothes Not a cloud in the sky, just the song of birds So we'll dance 'til the dark in the rolling surf Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Fly away, maybe we'll fly away Maybe we'll fly away for Christmas Day But it feels a bit strange to be frank with you 'Stead of turkey and sprouts eating barbecue And they still use the same iconography Ads with Santa and snow play in boiling heat Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree Now there's crackers and there's maracas As we party on the beach Drink coladas under the palm leaves Lit up like a Christmas tree

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A special holiday themed Christmas song for 2015 from The Ragged Flags. Being British, there's also some moaning involved.

The full collection of Ragged Flags Christmas songs can be found on the RAGGED CHRISTMAS CRACKERS compilation!

theraggedflags.bandcamp.com/album/ragged-christmas-crackers

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released December 14, 2015

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The Ragged Flags are:
James Goodwin - vocals, rhythm guitar, keys
Mark Aldworth - lead guitar, backing vocals
Chris Edwards-Dewey - bass, backing vocals
Paul Whibley - drums, bells & whistles

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Music by Aldworth/Edwards-Dewey/Goodwin/Whibley
Lyrics by Goodwin (©2015 Copyright Control)

Produced & Mixed by The Ragged Flags
Recorded at Borough Studios, London

Photography by John Gentleman
Sleeve Design by James Goodwin

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The Ragged Flags are a UK four-piece with their own distinctive sound incorporating the essential natural juices of rock, pop and folk with the lovely chunky bits of country and blues.

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