The Independent. Green Left Weekly. At the time, it was highly controversial for its equation of the queen with a " fascist regime" and for the lyric "there is no future in England's dreaming". The single was released on 27 Mayand was regarded by many of the general public as an assault on Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy.
Reply Notify me 1 Helpful. Thank you for registering! Retrieved 8 August Green on pink artwork appeared on the US version of the album. British Broadcasting Corporation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
BBC News Online. New Statesman. Crossover thrash [ citation needed ]. The Telegraph. After a scuffle involving attendee Jah Wobble and a cameraman, 11 people, including Malcolm McLarenthe man who organised the concert, and several other members of the band's entourage, were arrested when the boat docked.
Retrieved 4 November In , it was announced that the single would be re-released on 28 May , coinciding with the 35th anniversary of the original release and the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. BBC News.