(Don’t Want Your) Nuclear Umbrella

This adaptation of Rihanna’s pop hit “Umbrella” challenges nations to reject the US “nuclear umbrella” and negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Please support our work to eliminate the worst weapons of mass destruction by making a donation:


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+ Lyrics

(Don’t Want Your) Nuclear Umbrella

You love the Bomb
You say it’s protection
Feels more like a bull’s-eye
Attracting your enemies
We don’t want no part
In weapons that mass destruct
There is no excuse
Time to disarm your nukes
Let’s ban nuclear bombs together
Cold war just can’t last forever
You said that peace is your friend
So bring this stand-off to an end
Now we’re determined more than ever
Let’s ban nuclear bombs forever
Don’t want your nuclear umbrella
Don’t want your nuclear umbrella
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Umbrella of terror
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Nuclear umbrella
(Ella ella eh eh eh)
Umbrella of terror
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Nuclear weasel states
Your time has come to take
A stand for history
And for humanity
These fancy bombs
Will never right the wrongs
Or make us safe from harm
Stand up and disarm
[Chorus repeated]
Won’t be long until we find security nirvana
Time to start negotiating a treaty
Or will you let the bombs fall?
Which side of history are you on?
[Chorus repeated]

+ Credits

Jessie Boylan
Takeshi Kondo
Josh Wright
Lydia Natsis
Jono Wilko
Alice Blackwood
Tim Wright
Ania Anderst
Gem Romuld
Tatsuya Tomizawa
Jasmine Pilbrow
Jessica Lawson
Colin Grimaud
Gem Romuld
Alice Blackwood
Emily Connors
Heath Mackaay
Gem Romuld
Tim Wright
Jessie Boylan

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