(No More) Paddy's Lament

  • Wipe the blood from your lip
    With the flesh of your hand
    Theres no thorn in the side left to grow
    So lets cherish the names that we lost for an age
    With the rue now the supper must go
    Where traditions they blend lives a home on the mend
    The grass glistens now for alls eyes
    So lets sever the shame we have come to reclaim
    With the waters retreat feel the shore for us
    Woth the red rose pales lay a thousand graves many more
    Where the ghost still haunt for the day we come to the fore

    [Chorus]
    Don't look back
    For whats dead now is safe
    The exiled, a home where the soul kept safe
    Take me back on the crest of a wave
    No more tears for you paddy's lament
    No more tears
    No more paddy's
    Lament

    Rip the greet from his heart
    Theres no sorrow tonight
    For once banished dreams sleep divine
    Where the silence you hear is the prosper we shared
    The only blade is a razor sharp smile
    Still the church bell rings the collective sings that still roam
    But the only thing left is the pain of nothing once more

    [Chorus]

    Grab the leaf of the branch from the tree in the ground
    Where the roots claimed the earth many tioled
    To a land that now stands under no-ones command
    And her beauty let no man destroy
    So remember the gun and the damage it's done
    The last drop as been spilled for you and I
    Let there be no despair for the rule we once shared
    Brush the tear from the eye that still shines

    Where the red rose pales lay a thousand graves many more
    Where the ghost still haunt for the day we come to the fore

    [Chorus: x2]

    No more tears
    No more paddy's
    Lament Writer/s: ADRIAN MAXWELL, ALAN EDWARD BRANCH, DONAL LUNNY, SHARON SHANNON, SINEAD O'CONNOR, SKIP MACDONALD
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Smitty from Belpre, Oh'nuther good song by f.m.
  • Vegar from Sandnes, NorwayPaddy=short for Patrick, Patty=short for Patricia.
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