George Ezra censors song at Party at the Palace to remove lyrics about death

Singer-songwriter George Ezra censored the lyrics to his song about death during his performance at Platinum Party At The Palace. The musician performed his hit song Green Green Grass at the star-studded event outside Buckingham Palace on Saturday (June 4) to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s incredible 70-year reign.

And viewers watching the BBC coverage noticed the Shotgun and Budapest hitmaker omitted a line from the chorus in which he sang: “Green grass green, blue sky blue, you better throw a party on the day of my death”. chorus to “you better throw a party” and filled in the rest with an instrumental.

Viewers flocked to Twitter to have their say. @afcwomblelong said: “I should have sung ‘the day I eat pie'” @KernowLeeds22 tweeted: “George Ezra self-editing ‘better throw a party on the day I die’ for Jubilee from the 96-year-old queen is pretty hilarious no gonna lie. »

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@PINKSUZIQ72 said, “I’m sorry Craig David can sing about s*****g his wife 6 days a week but George Ezra can’t sing about a party when you die. »

@islandniles gasped, “Oh my god they edited out this George Ezra song because the main lyrics are ‘you better throw a party the day I die.’ Why didn’t he just make a different song? Roushan Alam tweeted, “Never saw Green Green Grass by George Ezra being the most censored song of the night. »

George’s song was censored
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Katy agreed: “We had a few songs that I thought might have been vetoed for royalty, but you’re right George Ezra, not what I thought was censored. And @leahnicoIe commented: “Big lol. Isn’t @george_ezra really allowed to sing ‘the day I die’??? »

Queen and Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow, Duran Duran, Andrea Bocelli, Sam Ryder, Celeste, Nile Rodgers and Diversity were also among the performers paying tribute to Her Majesty’s special birthday watched by members of the royal family.

To kick off the concert, the Queen took to Queen with Paddington Bear in an adorable sketch. The children’s animated character was seen having tea with Her Majesty and they both confessed to carrying a marmalade sandwich.

The Queen was unable to attend the Saturday night party but, in a two-and-a-half-minute sketch reminiscent of James Bond’s surprise in 2012 when she played herself opposite Daniel Craig to ‘parachute’ into the Games Olympics, she revealed it. sense of humor.

The clumsy bear has shown Her Majesty what he’s hiding under his hat – one of his beloved marmalade sandwiches. And the Queen confided “me too” by opening her handbag and saying: “I keep mine here. »

The Peruvian bear congratulated the queen, saying: “Happy jubilee madam. And thanks for everything. And she replied, “That’s very sweet.” »

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