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Trunchbull:

You're going to Chokey.

20. Revolting Children I


Music & Lyrics
Tim Minchin
Trunchbull: What? [GO]

Steady q=120
(hard rock)

E5

B5/F

C5

B5/F

E5

B5/F

G5

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Bruce: Revolting!
P-X-Q-Q-Q-AST-1-2-3-4-89-X! [GO] REVOLTING!

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Matilda, Lavender, Amanda


Alice, Tommy

VAMP

Hortensia, Nigel, Eric


Bruce, Reginald

We are

We are

E5

E5

[drum fill?]

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E5

20. Revolting Children I - 2

Re - volt - ing

child - ren

Liv - ing

in

Re - volt - ing

times.

We

sing

Re - volt - ing

child - ren

Liv - ing

in

Re - volt - ing

times.

We

sing

B5

G5

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Re - volt - ing songs Us - ing

Re - volt - ing rhymes.We'll be

Re - volt - ing child-ren

'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done.

And we'll

Re - volt - ing songs Us - ing

Re - volt - ing rhymes.We'll be

Re - volt - ing child-ren

'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done.

And we'll

A5

C5

G5

F5

E5

D5

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have the Trunch bull bolt - ing, we're re - volt - ing!

We

are

Re - volt - ing child - ren Liv - ing in

have the Trunch bull bolt - ing, we're re - volt - ing!

We

are

Re - volt - ing child - ren Liv - ing in

C5

B5

D5 E5

[+band]

[bs]

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B/F

20. Revolting Children I - 3

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Re- volt ing times. We sing

Re - volt ing songs

Us - ing

Re- volt ing rhymes. We'llbe

Re- volt ing child-ren

'Til

Re- volt ing times. We sing

Re - volt ing songs

Us - ing

Re- volt ing rhymes. We'llbe

Re- volt ing child-ren

'Til

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our Re- volt - ing's done. And we'll have the Trunch bull bolt- ing, we're re - volt- ing!

our Re- volt - ing's done. And we'll have the Trunch bull bolt- ing, we're re - volt- ing!
Tommy

Lavender

We will be come a scream ing

G B7/F E E/D

B7

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hoc- key

stick and

use

it

as a

D E

D E

Bruce

sword!

horde!

Take out your

B/F

Ne -ver a gain will we be ig nored,

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20. Revolting Children I - 4

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Hortensia, Eric

Amanda,
Reginald

Nigel

We'll find out where the chalk

is

stored!And spell things bad - ly

B7/F

on the board,

E/D

It's not in - sult - ing; WE'RE

RE-

B7

Matilda, Hortensia,
Bruce, Tommy, Reginald

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All kids

Lavender, Alice, Amanda


Eric, Nigel

We can S - P - el how we

If e - nough of us are wrong,wrong is

like!

VOL- TING!

D E

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Bruce: Why?

right!

Cos we're a lit - tle bit naugh- ty!

Ev - 'ry - one! N - O - R - T

D/F

Y.

Cos we're a lit - tle bit naugh- ty!

Lavender, Alice, Hortensia


Eric, Tommy

You say we ought- a - stay in - side the

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20. Revolting Children I - 5


Matilda, Amanda,
Bruce, Nigel, Reginald

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Normal 2-part

But if we dis - o - bey at the same time,

line,

Lavender, Hortensia
Eric, Tommy

Normal 2-part

There is noth- ing that the Trunch- bull can

do!

She can take her ham-mer and S - H -

D/F

51

You

did - n't think

you could push

us

too

far

But there's no

go - ing back

now

we

are... R...

You

did - n't think

you could push

us

too

far

But there's no

go - ing back

now

we

are... R...

U -

V...

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20. Revolting Children I - 6

Re - volt - ing child - ren

Liv - ing in

Re - volt - ing times.

We

sing...

Re - volt - ing child - ren

Liv - ing in

Re - volt - ing times.

We

sing...
huge "prison bars" sound effect

B/F

[rumble]

Direct segue to
Chalk Writing

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Music & Lyrics


Tim Minchin

21. Revolting Children II

Fast q=120
(hard rock)

Matilda, Lavender, Alice


Nigel, Eric, Tommy

Amanda, Hortensia, Reginald

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

Bruce

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

Ne -ver - a - gain,

Ne -ver a - gain will they get the best of

B C

B/D C/E D/F

me, Ne -ver a - gain will they take a - way my

And we won't for - get

the day we

fought for the right to be a lit - tle bit naugh- ty!

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

And we won't for - get

the day we

fought for the right to be a lit - tle bit naugh- ty!

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

the day we

fought for the right to be a lit - tle bit naugh- ty!

Ne -ver a - gain will the cho - key door

free dom
-

C/E

for - get

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21. Revolting Children II - 2


Lavender:
Never again!

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

Ne -ver - a - gain,
3

My mum- my says I'm a mi - ra - cle.

Ne -ver - a - gain,

Ne -ver - a - gain,

My mum- my says I'm a mi - ra - cle.

slam,

...will I be bull - ied

10

and Ne -ver a - gain will I doubt it when

C/E

+ Bruce

Ne-ver - a- gain,
3

Ne-ver - a- gain,
3

3
Ne-ver - a- gain, now that we know we
3

are,

we

are

Ne-ver - a- gain, now that we know we

are,

we

are

3
Ne-ver - a- gain, now that we know we

are,

we

are

Ensemble joining

Ne-ver - a- gain,
3

join voice 1

Ne-ver - a - gain will we live be - hind

my mum- my says I'm a mi - ra - cle.

bars,

now that we

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D E

21. Revolting Children II - 3

Kids on top 2 lines as in "Revolting Children I"

Re volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing

in Re - volt - ing times. We

sing Re - volt - ing songs Us - ing Re - volt - ing rhymes.We'll

Re volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing

in Re - volt - ing times. We

sing Re - volt - ing songs Us - ing Re - volt - ing rhymes.We'll

Re volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing

in Re - volt - ing times. We

sing Re - volt - ing songs Us - ing Re - volt - ing rhymes.We'll

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be Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done.

Now we've sent the Trunch bull bolt - ing We're re -

be Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done.

Now we've sent the Trunch bull bolt - ing We're re -

be Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done.

Now we've sent the Trunch bull bolt - ing We're re -

B7/F

E7/D

A7/C

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B7

21. Revolting Children II - 4

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volt- ing!

We are

Re -volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

Re -volt - ing songs Us - ing

volt- ing!

We are

Re -volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

Re -volt - ing songs Us - ing

volt- ing!

We are

Re -volt - ing child-ren Liv- ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

Re -volt - ing songs Us - ing

(clap)

D E

E F

BREAKDOWN!

(clap)

C/G

(clap)

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Re- volt- ing rhymes.We'll be

Re- volt- ing child-ren 'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done. Don't blame us, it's not our fault,we are re

Re- volt- ing rhymes.We'll be

Re- volt- ing child-ren 'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done. Don't blame us, it's not our fault,we are re

Re- volt- ing rhymes.We'll be

Re- volt- ing child-ren 'Til

our Re - volt - ing's done. Don't blame us, it's not our fault,we are re

(clap)

(clap)

A C7/G F F/E

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B7/D

21. Revolting Children II - 5

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volt - ing!

We are

Re - volt - ing

child - ren

Liv - ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

volt - ing!

We are

Re - volt - ing

child - ren

Liv - ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

volt - ing!

We are

Re - volt - ing

child - ren

Liv - ing in

Re - volt - ing times. We sing

Bruce

ad lib til end

Ne -ver a - gain will they get the best

E F

of me,

E F

C/G

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Woah,

Re - volt - ing songs

Us - ing

Re - volt - ing rhymes.

We'll be

Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

Re - volt - ing songs

Us - ing

Re - volt - ing rhymes.

We'll be

Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

Re - volt - ing songs

Us - ing

Re - volt - ing rhymes.

We'll be

Re - volt - ing child - ren

'Til

oh,

oh

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21. Revolting Children II - 6

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our

Re - volt - ing's done.

It

is

L - 8 - 4 - U, We are

RE - VOL- TING!

our

Re - volt - ing's done.

It

is

L - 8 - 4 - U, We are

RE - VOL- TING!

our

Re - volt - ing's done.

It

is

L - 8 - 4 - U, We are

RE - VOL- TING!

Down,

down,

down,

C7/G F

down.

F/E

B7/D

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