If I Were Brittania I'd Waive the Rules is Budgie's sixth album, released in April 1976. The title is a pun on the concept of Britannia ruling the waves. Amusingly, the word "Britannia" is misspelled in the official title. All tracks written by Burke Shelley and Tony Bourge. Burke Shelley - vocals, bass. Tony Bourge - guitar, vocals (lead vocals on track 6). Steve Williams - drums. Additional musicians. Richard Dunn - keyboards.
I met a woman the other day She told me that it was egg on my face It was a certain disgrace, I can't take it no more I'm just insisting I do understand I'll never be a part of the band They start to teach you at school If I were Britannia, I'd waive the rules. Temptation's on your mind It's gonna make your body high Although you know it was only pride, but I paid
Made in England Sleeve printed and made in England. Matte sleeve with 'Britannia' misspelt as 'Brittania'. Label has the correct spelling. Matrix, Runout (Runout side A, stamped "Arun" etched): AMLH·68377·A2 B 1 ARUN.
Songs: Anne Neggan, If I Were Brittania- I'd Waive the Rules, You're Opening Doors, Quacktors and Bureaucrats, Heaven Knows Our Name, Sky High Percentage. Members: Burke Shelley, Tony Bourge, Steve Williams. Steve Williams : Drums. 2). SilentScream213 (65/100).