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“This Is Your Land” is a song by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds, released in 1989. The song was written by Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, and Michael MacNeil and was included on the band’s ninth studio album, “Street Fighting Years.” It is a mid-tempo rock song with a powerful, uplifting message about unity, hope, and the potential for positive change. The song features a driving beat, soaring guitar riffs, and Kerr’s distinctive vocals, and the lyrics call on listeners to join together and work towards a better future.

“This Is Your Land” was a moderate success for Simple Minds, reaching the top 40 in several countries and becoming one of the band’s better-known songs, and it remains a staple of Simple Minds’ live shows to this day. The song continues to be a popular choice for political rallies and other events, and its message of hope and unity remains as relevant today as it was when it was first released.

Simple Minds – This Is Your Land – Lyrics