Oh Mother

Album: Back to Basics (2006)
  • Whoa, oh, yeah,

    She was so young with such innocent eyes
    She always dreamt of a fairytale life
    And all the things your money can't buy
    She thought daddy was a wonderful guy
    Then suddenly, things seemed to change
    It was the moment she took on his name
    He took his anger out on her face
    She kept all of her pain locked away

    Oh mother, we're stronger
    From all of the tears you have shed
    Oh mother, don't look back
    Cause he'll never hurt us again

    So mother, I thank you
    For all you've done and still do
    You got me, I got you
    Together we always pull through
    We always pull through
    We always pull through
    Oh mother, oh mother, oh mother

    It was the day that he turned on his kids
    That she knew she just had to leave him
    So many voices inside of her head
    Saying over and over and over,
    "You deserve much more than this."

    She was so sick of believing the lies and trying to hide
    Covering the cuts and bruises (cuts and bruises)
    So tired of defending her life, she could have died
    Fighting for the lives of her children

    Oh mother, we're stronger
    From all of the tears you have shed (all of the tears you have shed)
    Oh mother, don't look back
    Cause he'll never hurt us again (he'll never hurt us again)

    So mother, I thank you (thank you)
    For all that you've done and still do (still do)
    You got me, I got you, (yeah you got me and I got you)
    Together we always pull through.
    We always pull through
    We always pull through
    Oh mother, oh mother, oh mother

    All of your life you have spent
    Burying hurt and regret
    But mama, he'll never touch us again

    For every time he tried to break you down
    Just remember who's still around
    It's over, and we're stronger
    And we'll never have to go back again

    Oh mother, we're stronger
    From all of the tears you have shed
    Oh mother, don't look back (oh mother don't look back again)
    Cause he'll never hurt us again (cause he'll never hurt us again)

    So mother, I thank you (and I thank you for everything you've done)
    For all that you've done and still do (together we always move on)
    You got me, I got you, (you got me, I got you)
    Together we always pull through (always pull through)
    We always pull through
    We always pull through

    I love you mom Writer/s: BRUNO COULAIS, CHRISTOPHE BARRATIER, KARA DIOGUARDI, CHRISTINA AGUILERA
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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