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Mother, Father, Sister, Brother

Released January, 1997

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
why are you so silent now?
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
why are you so quiet now?
I remember where we played
on the green fields round our house
Sunny skies would fill our eyes
till the day the bombs came down

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
why are you not hearing me?
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
why cannot you care for me?
O my Mother why no longer
do I hear you call my name
Is it something wrong I’ve done
on the day the soldiers came?

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
why don’t you come back for me?
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
do you not remember me?
If it’s true what they are saying
if they took you, why not me?
Why don’t they come back again
then I can join my family

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
if I could now see you all
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
you would see me growing tall
Now I pray every day
the way my father taught me to
Now I’ve made this faith my home
till my Lord, he rescues me

Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
if I could now see you all
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
now I know we’ll win this war
Even if all the world
turned its back and walked away
God would still be with us
and we would win on Judgement Day