Songs for the Saints

Album: Songs for the Saints (2018)
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  • Long before a boat anchored the harbor
    Long before steel drums filled the breeze
    God lifted these islands from the ocean
    And they stood strong for centuries

    So it's fitting they were named after men with golden halos
    'Cause angels don't give it just 'cause of little wind blows

    We say we can when they say we can't
    See what it is when they see what it ain't
    With blood sweat and tears and a new coat of paint
    With just a sinner's choir singing a song for the saints

    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh

    For the farmer in the field of sugar cane
    For the drunkard in his hammock drying out after the rain
    For the teacher in the classroom, kid kicking cans in the street
    For the captain and his barmaid praying down on bended knee

    We say we can when they say we can't
    See what it is when they see what it ain't
    With blood sweat and tears and a new coat of paint
    With just a sinner's choir singing a song for the saints

    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh

    This brokeness will heal
    This weakness will be strong
    Let's lift our voice together
    As the saints go marching on

    We say we can when they say we can't
    See what it is when they see what it ain't
    With blood sweat and tears and a new coat of paint
    With just a sinner's choir singing a song for the...

    We say we can when they say we can't
    See what it is when they see what it ain't
    With blood sweat and tears and a new coat of paint
    With just a sinner's choir singing a song for the saints

    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh

    Whoa-oa-oa-oa-oh-oh
    Whoa-oa-oa-oh
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