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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