Is the US national anthem the same as God Save the Queen? “God Save The Queen” was not played during the inauguration, but instead, “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” which has the same tune as the United Kingdom’s anthem. Our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is also to the tune of another British song – “The Anacreontic Song”.
Is God Save the Queen the Welsh national anthem? England has no official national anthem of its own; “God Save the Queen” is treated as the English national anthem when England is represented at sporting events (though there are some exceptions to this rule, such as cricket where “Jerusalem” is used).
Is God Save the Queen the Australian national anthem? In 1974 ‘Advance Australia Fair’ was adopted as the Australian National Anthem, but in 1976 ‘God Save The Queen’ was reinstated.
Will the national anthem change to God Save the King? When Her Majesty the Queen dies, Britain and the Commonwealth will no longer sing ‘God Save the Queen’. When our long-standing monarch Elizabeth II dies, the British and Commonwealth anthem will revert to its male version, which was used before she ascended to the throne. It goes as follows: God save our gracious King!